Entire 2010 Olympic podium for Snowboard World Cup
Thu 08 August 13
British stars will feature heavily in the Halfpipe and Slopestyle events which see Aimee Fuller, Jenny Jones, Katie Ormerod, Dom Harrington, Louise Courtier-Jones and Ben Kilner all take to the slopes!
Excitement is rising for the upcoming World Cup events at Cardrona New Zealand and events get underway on the 18th of August with slopestyle qualification, and the big news is that the entire men's and women's podiums from the snowboard halfpipe comp at Vancouver 2010 are on the start list!
The best riders in the worldwill be taking part including women's gold medallist Torah Bright (AUS), Hannah Teter (silver - USA), Kelly Clark (bronze - USA) plus Shaun White (gold - USA), Peetu Piiroinen (silver - FIN) and Scott Lago (bronze - USA).
As well as the medallists and the Brits other huge names including Iouri Podladtchikov, Holly Crawford, Silvia Mittermueller, Cilka Sadar, Bex Sinclair, Nathan, Johnstone, Queralt Castellet, Ursina Haller, Ayumu Hirano, Staale Sandbech, Louie Vito and Luke Mitrani will be taking part.
The full schedule for the events is as follows:
FIS World Cup Snowboard Slopestyle
Friday 16th August – Official Training
Saturday 17th August – Official Training
Sunday 18th August – Qualification
Monday 19th August – Finals
FIS World Cup Snowboard Halfpipe:
Tuesday 20th August – Official Training
Wednesday 21st August – Official Training
Thusrday 22nd August – Qualification
Saturday 24th August – Finals
A small army of 400 volunteers are ready to help make this Games the best ever for athletes, team managers, spectators and locals.
Mon 12 August 13, Cardrona, New Zealand
Burton Snowboards announced today that the second annual 2013 Burton High Fives presented by MINI snowboard competition will take place at Cardrona Alpine Resort in Wanaka, New Zealand from September 8th – 13th.
Tue 13 August 13, The Remarkables, New Zealand
International freestyle sports celebrities will be ‘bringing it all’ to the 11th annual Parklife Invitational being held in downtown Queenstown this weekend!
Wed 14 August 13, Cardrona, New Zealand
Watch the live webcast of the NZ Winter Games. With the Olympics coming up, all the major names will be competing hoping to qualify for the games in Sochi
Mon 19 August 13, The Remarkables, New Zealand
Some of the world’s top freestyle skiers and riders pulled out their best ‘tricks’ in front of thousands of spectators at the Parklife Invitational rail jam in downtown Queenstown on Saturday night!
Mon 19 August 13, Cardrona, New Zealand
Jenny Jones has an amazing result earning a silver medal in the winter games NZ slopstyle!
15-25 August 13
It’s out of this world and it’s coming to Otago! Winter Games NZ will feature the best of the world’s elite winter sports athletes in this launch pad to the 2014 Winter Olympics. Prepare to be amazed!