Snowboard / Freestyle

If freestyle is the ballet of the slopes then snowboarding is the theatre. The event with total

halfpipe2 Thumbnail0street credibility. The snow version of the urban skateboarding events. The competitors are the surfers of the

 slopes who just love to perform as much as anything and they have huge followings among the extreme sports communities.

There are six snowboard events on the program of the Olympic Winter Games: men’s halfpipe, parallel giant slalom and snowboard cross and ladies’ halfpipe, parallel giant slalom and snowboard cross.

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2017 FIS Freestyle World Championships - Sierra Nevada, Spain

Brendan Newby (Half Pipe) and John Brown (Slope Style) will take part in the Freestyle World Championships in March in Sierra Nevada, Spain.


Seamus O’Connor  2nd Time Olympian
Bubba Newby

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