Men's snowboarding

March 20, 2019 - 3:17 am
VISTA, Calif. (AP) — There's always been a rebelliousness and a bit of an attitude to skateboarding, and now there's credibility. That's what being added to the Olympics will do for a sport, and that was the vibe when USA Skateboarding announced its first-ever national team of eight men and eight...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2005, file photo, Rob Machado competes in the men's semifinals during U.S. Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach, Calif. Machado placed second at the competition. A new documentary, "Momentum Generation," looks at Machado, Kelly Slater, Todd Chesser and others surfers. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
March 14, 2019 - 4:14 am
The day surfing lost one of its most beloved rabble-rousers was the day it rediscovered its soul. That's one of the many takeaways from "Momentum Generation," a beautifully melancholy documentary that is, at its core, about surfers, but speaks every bit as fluently about friendship, loyalty and the...
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United States' Lindsey Vonn poses with her career's medals in the finish area after the women's downhill race, at the alpine ski World Championships in Are, Sweden, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)
February 13, 2019 - 7:06 am
ARE, Sweden (AP) — It was a telling sign that in Lindsey Vonn's last race there was only one other American skier competing. Two days later, the U.S. couldn't even enter a squad for the team event at the world championships because it didn't have enough skiers available. And as for the men's slalom...
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Gold medalist Chloe Kim, of the United States, celebrates after winning the women's snowboard halfpipe final at the freestyle ski and snowboard world championships, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Park City, Utah. (AP Photo/Alex Goodlett)
February 08, 2019 - 6:04 pm
That already sizable gap between Chloe Kim and the rest of the world is growing even bigger. The 18-year-old Kim added a world championship to her overflowing collection of halfpipe titles, outdistancing second-place finisher Xuetong Cam of China by 9.5 points on a frigid afternoon in Park City,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2018, file photo, Toby Miller reacts after Japanese rider Ayumu Hirano landed his run in the men's snowboard superpipe finals at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Teenage snowboarder Toby Miller is the hand-picked successor of the best around, Shaun White. Now, Miller's trying to apply lessons from the Olympic gold medalist to forge his own way through the halfpipe. He competes Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in the halfpipe final at the world championships in Park City, Utah. (Anna Stonehouse/The Aspen Times via AP, File)
February 07, 2019 - 4:55 pm
The invitation was too good to pass up: Shadow none other than Shaun White at the Pyeongchang Games. As the hand-picked successor to the snowboarding icon, teenager Toby Miller jumped at the chance, even bringing along his board. He received a behind-the-scenes look at what White went through in...
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In this 2018 photo, Stephanie Gilmore of Australia competes at the Beachwaver Maui Pro, in Honolua, Hawaii. If Gilmore wins the gold medal when surfing makes its Olympic debut next year, it might be considered a very nice bonus. Now in the conversation as the greatest of all time on the women’s side in her sport, Gilmore successfully fought for another prize, equal pay for the women, on the professional tour where she and the rest of her rivals make their living. (Ed Sloane/World Surf League via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 1:47 pm
If Australia's Stephanie Gilmore captures the gold medal when surfing makes its Olympic debut two years from now, it might not be her most meaningful win. Gilmore, who is talked about as possibly the greatest athlete of all time in her sport, takes pride in being on the ground floor in the fight...
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FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, gold medal winner Shaun White celebrates after the men's halfpipe finals at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Three-time Olympic champion snowboarder Shaun White has apologized for a Halloween costume that drew criticism from the Special Olympics. White recently posted and then deleted an Instagram photo showing himself dressed as “Simple Jack,” a character with disabilities from the 2008 movie “Tropic Thunder.”(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
October 31, 2018 - 11:43 am
Three-time Olympic champion snowboarder Shaun White has apologized for a Halloween costume that drew criticism from the Special Olympics. White recently posted and then deleted an Instagram photo showing himself dressed as "Simple Jack," a character with disabilities from the 2008 movie "Tropic...
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Former gymnast Sarah Klein, former Michigan State softball player Tiffany Thomas Lopez and gymnast Aly Raisman, from left in front, and others who suffered sexual abuse accept the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPY Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Phil McCarten/Invision/AP)
July 19, 2018 - 12:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs. The women who spoke out against the abuse by Larry Nassar stood together...
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International Olympic Committee, IOC, President Thomas Bach from Germany, speaks prior to the opening of the International Olympic Committee, IOC, executive board meeting, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 18, 2018. (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
July 18, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Planning for its next three Olympic Games on Wednesday, the IOC added seven medal events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, published a 2020 Tokyo Olympics schedule with no agreement on when to race swimming finals, and set a timetable to add new sports to the 2024 Paris...
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In this Dec. 22, 2017, file photo, Mike Schultz, who is preparing to compete in the 2018 Winter Paralympics in South Korea, poses for a photo in his shop in St. Cloud, Minn. (Jason Wachter/St. Cloud Times via AP, File)
March 08, 2018 - 2:56 am
Adaptive snowboarder Mike Schultz could very well have the winning formula at the Paralympics — whether or not he even crosses the finish line in first. He is the architect behind some of the most cutting edge prosthetic components out there, which is no surprise considering he's been tinkering...
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