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Onitsuka wins second straight slopestyle World Cup

More Sports / Winter Sports Jan 13, 2019

Onitsuka wins second straight slopestyle World Cup

Miyabi Onitsuka claimed her second straight women's slopestyle snowboard World Cup with a win in Kreischberg on Saturday, while Hiroaki Kunitake finished third in the men's competition. The 20-year-old Onitsuka, who won the season-opening event in China's Secret Garden last month, scored 85.33 points in ...

Reira Iwabuchi, Takeru Otsuka win big air World Cup gold

More Sports / Winter Sports Nov 4, 2018

Reira Iwabuchi, Takeru Otsuka win big air World Cup gold

Japanese teenager Reira Iwabuchi won her second straight women's World Cup big air competition on Saturday, while compatriot Takeru Otsuka topped the podium in the men's event. The 16-year-old Iwabuchi, who finished fourth in February's Pyeongchang Olympics, earned a two-jump total of 166.50 points in ...

Onitsuka wins slopestyle title at snowboard worlds

More Sports / Winter Sports Jan 21, 2015

Onitsuka wins slopestyle title at snowboard worlds

Miyabi Onitsuka took gold in the world slopestyle championship, and American snowboarder Ryan Stassel won the men's event for his first major title on Wednesday. The 16-year-old Onitsuka was a surprise winner of the women's gold medal. She won the Japan slopestyle title last year ...