How Japanese Teen Ayumu Hirano defied USA’s Snowboarding Dominance | Game Breakers

Snowboarding is not a major sport in Japan. The pipes in Japan are not up to the standards of the rest of the world. But I always believe in myself and try to perform my best no matter how bad the conditions are. Instead of trying to flip as high Continue Reading

Shaun White: The Guy who Raised the Bar in Snowboarding | Legends Live On

To be a legend in a sport you have to change it. You force the rest of the sport to become better because you exist. He’s just an incredible athlete and amazing competitor. I’ve done more in business and in life and these things than I ever have after winning Continue Reading

What Makes Norway The Most Decorated Country In The Winter Olympics? | Feed the Flame

Norway, 150,000 square miles of Alpine terrain offers a skier’s paradise. The sport was born here. To this day Norway still dominates the Winter Olympic Games, tallying 329 total medals, and nearly half of them gold. With a population of just over five million, Norway has the most Olympic medals Continue Reading

How Snowboarding Conquered The Winter Olympics | Burning Questions

It might be one of the most popular Winter Olympic sports around, attracting throngs of cowbell-ringing fans everywhere it goes. But did you know that snowboarding was actually banned by most ski resorts until the 1980s? All right. Chill out, mate. Chill out. It’s a ski resort. Oh… So how Continue Reading

Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis Learns a Valuable Lesson | Strangest Moments

The very best athletes know that a bit of showboating can serve as a warning to their rivals. It sends a stark message – they can win with gas in the tank. Sometimes they get away with it, but sometimes the universe treats us to a delicious slice of instant Continue Reading

Snowboard Stories to Watch at PyeongChang 2018 | Olympic Winter Games

PyeongChang 2018. Stories To Watch. Snowboard. The genesis of modern snowboarding began in 1965 when a Michigan engineer invented a toy for his daughters by fastening two skis together and attaching a rope to one end. He later patented the invention, sold half a million Snurfers and organised the first Continue Reading

Meet South America’s fastest 17-year-old on roller Speed Skates | Heroes of the Future

My name is Juan Pablo Arango. I am 17 years old. I’m from Colombia and I practice roller speed skating. My greatest goal would be to classify for the Olympic Games. It would fill me with pride, because of how important it is. (JUAN PABLO IS ONE OF (THE WORLD’S Continue Reading

Can Athletes from Tropical Countries compete in Winter Olympics? | Burning Questions

Pristine beaches, crystal-clear seas, and balmy temperatures. Where better for an athlete to prepare for the Winter Olympic games? Snowy powerhouses like Norway and Canada will be expected to dominate proceedings at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. But what about those countries where ice would be nice and snow is Continue Reading

The Story of the Most Surprising Gold Medal: Steven Bradbury | Olympics on the Record

There’s Steven Bradbury, first on the left, lining up for the final of the men’s 1,000m speed-skating event at Salt Lake City. He was competing in his first Olympic men’s final at the age of 30, a career highlight for a veteran athlete who had paid his dues in a Continue Reading

South Korea demands figure skating probe after Kim loses gold but IOC won’t probe judging row

South Korea have demanded a review of the controversial Olympic Games women’s figure skating competition which saw national heroine Kim Yu-Na beaten to gold by Russia’s Adelina Sotnikova.Defending Olympic champion Kim was relegated to the silver medal position by the Russian 17-year-old in Thursday’s free skate despite putting in an Continue Reading