Monday, January 20, 2014

Olympic Snowboard athletes selected for snowboarding slopestyle and halfpipe

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced the nomination for 13 halfpipe and slopestyle athletes to compete in the Olympic Winter Games. The nominations were announced after the 5-event series that ended at Mammoth Mtn. on 1/19/2014.

U.S. Snowboarding team photo.

Halfpipe snowboard:

Greg Bretz, Mammoth Lakes, CA
Danny Davis, Truckee, CA
Taylor Gold, Steamboat Springs, CO
Shaun White, Carlsbad, CA (Northstar athlete)
Kelly Clark,Dover, VT
Kaitlyn Farrington, Sun Valley, ID
Arielle Gold, Steamboat Springs, CO
Hannah Teter, Belmont, VT

Slopestyle snowboard (new event)

Shaun White, Carlsbad, CA
Sage Kotsenburg, Park City UT
Chas Guldemond, Reno, NV
Jamie Anderson, S. Lake Tahoe, CA
Ty Walker, Stowe, VT

Additional team nominations in slopestyle will be made in the coming week.

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