(file photo: Breckenridge Ski Resort)

Snowboarder Found Guilty for Breckenridge Crash

Breckenridge, CO – A Colorado man has been found guilty of reckless endangerment and third-degree assault, both misdemeanors, over a snowboard collision with a child at Breckenridge Resort last April. Snowboarder Matt Grannell was riding on Breckenridge’s intermediate Pioneer trail on Peak 7 when he collided with the six-year-old female victim. A caution sign in […]

Ryan Stassel, of Anchorage, Alaska, shreds to first place in the World Championships slopestyle in Kreischberg, Austria on Wednesday. (photo: Getty Images-AFP/Michal Cizek/courtesy US Snowboarding)

Alaska’s Ryan Stassel Wins World Championships Slopestyle Title

Kreischberg, Austria – Olympian Ryan Stassel of Anchorage dominated the slopestyle field to take home his first ever FIS World Championship title in Kreischberg on Wednesday, while teammate Kyle Mack, of West Bloomfield, Mich., earned bronze. The two were separated by 2013 World Champion Roppe Tonterri of Finland, who took the silver. In a three run best-of format, […]

Kaitlyn Farrington (file photo: US Snowboarding)

Olympic Halfpipe Gold Medalist Kaitlyn Farrington Forced to Retire

Salt Lake City, UT – Snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington, who a year ago brought home the gold medal in halfpipe from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, has been forced to retire from competitive riding by a congenital back condition. Originally from Bellevue, Idaho and now a resident of Salt Lake City, Farrington announced her retirement last […]

Marion Rolland (file photo: Christian Jansky)

Knee Injury to Keep Rolland from Defending World Championships Downhill Title

Annecy, France – An ACL tear in her right knee will keep French ski racer Marion Rolland from defending her downhill title at the Alpine World Ski Championships next month in Colorado. Rolland’s injury was one of several that resulted from crashes during Monday’s World Cup super G in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, when 19 racers failed […]

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