Copper Mountain's slopestyle course offered both large and smaller take offs, unlike Breckenridge's Dew Tour slopestyle course or the X Games slopestyle course at Aspen's Buttermilk ski area. Snowboarding Team uniforms on Wednesday. The Vermont based company which pretty much owns snowboarding, with a majority share of all snowboard, binding and apparel sales has outfitted Olympic snowboarders in the 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics. For 2014, Burton went old school. As in handcrafted, quilting old school.

Vonn has won 14 times at Lake Louise, sometimes dubbed Lake Lindsey because of her dominance there, but she is taking a cautious approach to training runs after blowing out her right knee twice at the 2013 world championships and again while training at Copper Mountain later that year. Snowboarding and Freeskiing Grand Prix on December 21, 2013 in Copper Mountain, Colorado. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

kind of crazy, said Wallisch, who is from Pittsburgh. of us ever grew up dreaming of going to the Olympics. The X Games and going out skiing with your friends was kind of all you could ever accomplish. It wasn like a world famous sport. It always been more of a hobby. I got my start making videos of doing this kind of skiing, out in the cities and in the backcountry, in the park, putting out those videos and getting known for that. To go from being a kid, weekend warrior, skiing two days a week on the East Coast to being able to say, sport going to be in the Olympics, to legitimize it like that, it amazing. It a crazy turn of events, something I never would have dreamed of. None of us every had that dream. I feel like it blowing my mind every day that we going to have a chance like this. Ski Team training camp in Portillo, Chile.

Park City, Utah The three day Olympic Media Summit for the upcoming Games in Sochi, Russia, began here Monday with a figure skating news conference, and it was only a matter of time before the skaters were asked for their opinions regarding Russia recent anti gay legislation.

California Snow Park Technologies is the same outfit that builds the 22 foot X Games superpipe at Aspen Buttermilk ski area, where the greatest competitive snowboarder has won a record six consecutive gold medals.

Burton designers drew their jacket inspiration from a vintage quilt they discovered at an antique fair. A Vermont quilt maker refined the design and it was replicated using high end fabrics, Burton own waterproofing laminate and a breathable membrane.

Bad weather is dangerous for men and women slopestyle skiers and snowboarders. But the lighter women, who fight to maintain essential speed to clear big jumps, are especially at risk on courses with only one take off jump. Those single lips are big, designed mostly to hurl speedy men into the sky so they can spin as many as four times while flipping two or three times.

worked with Snow Park Technologies to build a custom halfpipe and slopestyle features for Shaun Olympic training. GoPro and SPT scouted many locations across the globe, the spot in Australia was chosen based upon conditions and timing, said GoPro spokeswoman Katie Kilbride.

After two more days of downhill training runs, there will be downhill races Friday and Saturday and a super G on Sunday.

The hand stitched look, coupled with waterproofed corduroy pants the uniform a hippy vibe that lines up with snowboarding's laid back culture while paying respect to America's longstanding creative heritage, said Greg Dacyshyn, Chief Creative Officer at Burton Snowboards, in a statement. will stand out in Sochi for sure."

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Vail Lindsey Vonn finished 18th Tuesday in a World Cup downhill training run at Lake Louise, Alberta, her first action in nearly a year. teammates finished ahead of her, led by Julia Mancuso, who was seventh.

Park City, Utah New sports for the 2014 Sochi Olympics include slopestyle skiing and snowboarding and halfpipe skiing. Freesking icon Tom Wallisch spoke for many slopestyle skiers at the Olympic Media Summit Tuesday when he said he can hardly believe his sport will be part of the Olympics next February.

Shaun White, the perennial king of snowboard halfpipe, has again enlisted his sponsor GoPro to sculpt a private halfpipe in Australia as the 27 year old aims for this third Olympic pipe gold in the Sochi Winter Games next February.

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have gay family members and I have a lot of friends in the LBGT community, so I'm so nervous to be talking about this, it's that taboo I just have such a firm stance on this, Wagner said. really believe we should all have equal rights. I obviously do not support the legislation in Russia, but at the same time it's not my place to go into Russia and tell them how to run their country. I'm just an athlete. Todd Wells on his way to victory in the 2011 Leadville Trail 100 is hopeful the next year could buoy mountain bike racing as cycling governing bodies mull a rule that impacts local races like the Leadville Trail 100. (Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post)