Posts Tagged Women’s snowboarding

Snowboarders Tonteri, Koenz win big air world titles

KREISCHBERG, Austria (AP) — Finnish snowboarder Roope Tonteri successfully defended his big air world title, while Switzerland’s Elena Koenz won the inaugural women’s competition on Saturday.

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Snowboarders Riegler, Sobolev win parallel GS world titles

Russia's Andrey Sobolev celebrates his victory at the men's parallel giant slalom event at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Lachtal, Austria, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

LACHTAL, Austria (AP) — Austrian snowboarder Claudia Riegler won the parallel giant slalom world championship for her first major title at age 41, while Andrey Sobolev of Russia took the men’s gold on Friday.

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Teenage snowboarder Chloe Kim ready to soar in halfpipe

In this Dec. 14, 2013, file photo, Chloe Kim competes during the women's snowboarding superpipe final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships in Breckenridge, Colo. One of the best snowboarders in the world was too young to go to the Sochi Olympics a year ago. So teenager Chloe Kim watched the halfpipe competition from the comfort of her living room while eating popcorn with her family. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — One of the best snowboarders in the world was too young to go to the Sochi Olympics a year ago. So teenager Chloe Kim watched the halfpipe competition in the comfort of her living room while eating popcorn with her family.

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Fischnaller, Ledecka win parallel slalom world titles

Italy's Roland Fischnaller celebrates his victory at the men's parallel slalom event at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Lachtal, Austria, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

LACHTAL, Austria (AP) — Italian snowboarder Roland Fischnaller won the parallel slalom world championship title on Thursday, while Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic took the women’s gold medal.

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Stassel, Onitsuka win slopestyle titles at snowboard worlds

Ryan Stassel from the U.S. competes to win the men's snowboard slopestyle event at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria, Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

KREISCHBERG, Austria (AP) — American snowboarder Ryan Stassel won the world slopestyle championship for his first major title, and Miyabi Onitsuka of Japan took gold in the women’s event on Wednesday.

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