There isn't much to say beyond that headline. Shaun White just showed age is nothing but a number by winning his third Olympic gold medal in snowboard halfpipe.
The 31-year-old just became the first U.S. Winter Olympian to claim three gold medals in a single event by dropping a blistering 97.75 in the final run of the halfpipe competition to best the score of 95.25 by Japan's 19-year-old Ayumu Hirano. And, in a fortuitous turn of events, White's gold medal was the 100th gold medal won by the United States in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.
The lofty idea to link together Mt. Hood’s Timberline Ski Area and the town of Government Camp came one step closer to reality with the recent acquisition of Summit Ski Area by Timberline. According to KATU news, on Tuesday the tiny ski hill was purchased by Timberline with the hopes that it can expand the accessibility of skiing and riding at the Mount Hood area. Before any addition of a gondola or tram, Timberline is focused on keeping Summit affordable and expanding its
The Freeride World Tour has announced seven more riders to be added to next year’s competition as wild cards. Wild cards are granted to exceptional athletes, competitors recovering from injuries from last season, and local riders across all disciplines. In case you missed it, Tanner Hall, the skiboss himself, was announced as a Wild Card in May. Additionally, the FWT has announced the following list:Injury Wild Cards Carl Régner (SWE-Ski Men) will receive an injury wild card after breaking
The ESPYs, ESPN's annual award show to honor the best athletes and sports moments from the past year, were last night and they sure didn't disappoint. I mean, Chloe Kim rapped like Cardi B, come on! Kim killed it at Cardi B's verse of G-Eazy's hit "No Limit," and it's awesome. But this wasn't the snowboarder's only highlight of the evening; she won three different categories, taking home ESPYs for Best Female Olympian, Best Female Action Sports Athlete, and Best Female Athlete. In