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Clark and James Win Olympic Halfpipe Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – Vermont’s Kelly Clark and Scotty James of Australia picked up the wins at the 2016-17 season’s final halfpipe Snowboard World Cup event, which took place on Sunday at the Bokwang Phoenix Park Resort in South Korea. The competition also served as the official test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games. While James, who had … Continue reading Clark and James Win Olympic Halfpipe Test Event

Yater-Wallace Wins Olympic Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – At Saturday’s Olympic halfpipe test event at Bokwang Phoenix Park, American Torin Yater-Wallace, of Basalt, Colo., led the charge with a win for the men, while Marie Martinod of France took the win for the women along with the World Cup title. Yater-Wallace was the top qualifier coming into the final and also … Continue reading Yater-Wallace Wins Olympic Test Event

POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Xiwanzi (Hebei) China – The Chinese company Beijing Raissun Investment Co. Ltd, owner of Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China’s Hebei Province, and the French ski lift company POMA this week signed a strategic partnership to develop Thaiwoo. The resort is expected to be one of the sites hosting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and with a proposed build-out calling … Continue reading POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Zavarzina and Prommegger Win Olympic PGS Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – Russia’s Alena Zavarzina and Andreas Prommegger of Austria claimed victory in the official parallel giant slalom test event for the upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea which was staged in the re-run format on Sunday. With perfect conditions on the 560-meter course complete with steeps, natural rollers and flats, and … Continue reading Zavarzina and Prommegger Win Olympic PGS Test Event

Four Canadian Moguls Skiers Land on Korean Podium

PyeongChang, South Korea – It was one of the most awaited stops on the FIS Freestyle World Cup calendar this season. One year out from the 2018 Olympic Games, mogul athletes had the opportunity this weekend to compete on the site that will be hosting the largest sporting event on the planet next year. For the … Continue reading Four Canadian Moguls Skiers Land on Korean Podium

15th Anniversary of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Salt Lake City, UT – Fifteen years ago this week, the world’s eyes turned to Salt Lake when the region hosted the 2002 Winter Olympics. Utah not only became the winter sports capital of the world during the 17-day run as host of the XIX Olympic Winter Games, but the city of Salt Lake was forever … Continue reading 15th Anniversary of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games: Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Raceboarders Return to South Korea for Olympic Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – It’s been five years since the alpine snowboard World Cup tour last stopped in South Korea. Now, with the 2018 Olympic Winter Games right around the corner, it’s time for the carving specialists to once again compete in head-to-head duels on the Korean peninsula. Bokwang Phoenix Park, host of the PyeongChang snowboard … Continue reading Raceboarders Return to South Korea for Olympic Test Event