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Medals At the 2018 Winter Olympics: Part 11

The Winter Olympics is underway and the medal count is rising. For our loyal readers, we’ve made this blog post super easy to follow. How? The results of the previous day are always at the top of the blog. That’s right, no more scrolling. In addition, the tournament list and countries leading the medal tally […]
Connor Wilson

South Africa’s Only Shot At Winter Olympic Gold

South African Entries at this Winter Olympics South Africa placed all its Olympic Gold dreams on the shoulders of Connor Wilson. PyeongChang, South Korea is hosting 2018’s Winter Games. You’d think it’s a bit unorthodox to only have one entry, but in reality it’s quite a common practice. Some African countries never see snow and […]
PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

Bringing Africa to PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics

This year’s PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will prove Africa’s a force to be reckoned with. Hopefully this continent’s success in the snow will be written in gold. The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics will have 8 African countries in attendance with 13 athletes lined up to impress. This proves to be a record for our continent […]
DEEJAY Xmasters World Rookie Fest 2018

DEEJAY Xmasters World Rookie Fest 2018

What Went Down at DEEJAY Xmasters World Rookie Fest 2018? The 13th Livigno DEEJAY Xmasters World Rookie Fest 2018 event was, once again, spectacular. Mottolino Snowpark hosted riders from 11 different nations. On the day, 100 riders were warmly received and ready to showcase their sickest skills. Despite heavy snow fall and low hanging clouds dominating the park for two days, the snowboarding gods smiled upon the riders on the day and gave us some much needed sun. A rookies and groms training day went down on the Tuesday, which was then followed by a a double round final on Wednesday. Always expect the unexpected at these rookie events, because these riders aim to prove why they deserve a spot with [...]
QParks Blue Tomato Plan P

Celebrating Freestyle Showdowns at Blue Tomato Plan P

What Are We Celebrating at Blue Tomato Plan P? On the 13th of January the QParks Tour had their second event of the 2018 ski season: Blue Tomato Plan P. They didn’t just celebrate the New Year and the winners of the freestyle showdowns, but also took the chance to wish a happy 15th birthday to QParks. At the same time, Superpark Planai hit the milestone of 10 years. Blue Tomato redefined the definition of celebration when they gave every rider the gift of feasting on a mouth-watering BBQ and provided the riders with a refreshing tea while waiting for their next run. We truly had a day of endless celebration as the gifts didn’t stop there. Riders didn’t have [...]
World Rookie Tour 2018

World Rookie Tour 2018 Announced

What is the World Rookie Tour? The World Rookie Tour 2018 gives youth the opportunity to hone their riding skills. This contest is now in its thirteenth year. With more than 1000 entrants annually and 35 national teams competing in the rookie and grom divisions, this tour provides a wonderful experience for young snowboarders who […]
Winter Games Results

New Zealand Audi Quattro Winter Games Results

Remember our recent post about the upcoming Audi Quattro Winter Games? The post is short, has a fabulous image gallery and even a quick video. It is well worth checking out before continuing on with this follow-up post. Ah, welcome back from the quick aside. Without further ado, here is this post’s punch line: this year’s […]