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  • U.S. snowboarder Jackie Hernandez suffers concussion in qualifying

    U.S. snowboarder Jackie Hernandez suffers concussion in qualifying
    SOCHI, Russia -- Olympic newcomer Jackie Hernandez sustained a concussion when she crashed in her opening run of snowboard cross qualifying on Sunday morning here at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Hernandez was able to return to the venue later in the...
  • Snowboarder Shaun White withdraws from Olympics slopestyle event

    Snowboarder Shaun White withdraws from Olympics slopestyle event
    SOCHI, Russia -- The Olympics, in an continual effort to reinvent itself and stay relevant, is willing to try just about anything to connect with a younger audience. Its latest try already has gotten the attention it hoped for but not in a good way. A...
  • Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle

    Sage Kotsenburg of U.S. wins 1st gold of Sochi Olympics in slopestyle
    SOCHI, Russia -- He came to these Olympics determined to stay his chilled-out, snowboarding self at the pressure-packed Winter Games and, in his own words, continue to “march to his own beat.” With that attitude and special flair, 20-year-...
  • It's not Shaun White's night in halfpipe

    It's not Shaun White's night in halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Even in the wildest, proudest moment, in the land of his birthplace, the fast-racing mind of Iouri Podladtchikov darted around and landed in an unexpected place. He wondered about snowboarding icon Shaun White. How would the face...
  • Canadian snowboarders vs. Shaun White, Day 2

    Canadian snowboarders vs. Shaun White, Day 2
    SOCHI, Russia — Snowboarder Chas Guldemond uttered two words you rarely hear in a mixed zone of outsized personalities of extreme-sports stars. "No comment," Guldemond said. This had to do with the second-day fallout of snowboarding star Shaun...
  • Sochi Olympics: Shaun White fails to medal in men's halfpipe

    Sochi Olympics: Shaun White fails to medal in men's halfpipe
    SOCHI, Russia — Shaun White was not at the top of the Olympic podium. In fact, White did not make it to the podium at all. The face of the sport and the man considered the best snowboarder of his generation finished fourth in the men’s...
  • Sochi Games: Trevor Jacob misses men's snowboard cross final by inches

    Sochi Games: Trevor Jacob misses men's snowboard cross final by inches
    SOCHI, Russia -- You can practically imagine Travis Pastrana wishing that U.S. snowboarders Alex Deibold and Trevor Jacob had their wild Olympic finish on his show. Who knows? Maybe they can re-create it on a future episode of “Nitro Circus.&...
  • Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.

    Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle gold medal for U.S.
    SOCHI, Russia -- She is a new-age, yoga-loving, mantra-chanting snowboarder who came to the Olympics with a “medicine bundle” in her backpack and an 80-something “spirit grandma” originally from Bavaria. Jamie Anderson came to...
  • Sage Kotsenburg's slopestyle gold is totally random

     Sage Kotsenburg's slopestyle gold is totally random
    SOCHI, Russia — Blaze Kotsenburg was partying with friends at 3 a.m. in Salt Lake City on Saturday, all of them gathered around a television set moments before his little brother Sage was scheduled to fly his snowboard down a mountain in Russia....
  • Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course

    Olympics: Another snowboarder injured on slopestyle course
    One snowboarder turned and quietly asked his coach who crashed on the dicey slopestyle course during a training session at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Tuesday. This time, it was Marika Enne of Finland, a 21-year-old with a concussion history, and her...
  • Sochi Winter Olympics seeks sizzle with new events

     Sochi Winter Olympics seeks sizzle with new events
    The luge seemed tough enough already. Racing down an icy track at 80-plus mph. Flying through twists and turns on your back. Now the Olympics have added one more challenge. In the new mixed relay — each country racing a man, woman and...
  • Snowboarder Elena Hight's Olympic recipe: good food, training and meditation

    Snowboarder Elena Hight's Olympic recipe: good food, training and meditation
    At 24, professional snowboarder Elena Hight is already a two-time Olympian and in training for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Raised near the mountains in California, she began hitting the slopes as a child and competed in her first Olympics at age...