Snowboarders question decision to compete in wind

  1. Snowboarder Laurie Blouin fights off …

    DE: https://olympics.cbc.ca/news/article/laurie-blouin-captures...

    Snowboarder Laurie Blouin ... Wind was a major concern and had riders trying to ... O'Brien also said competitors should be given a voice in the decision.
  2. Olympics 2018: Jamie Anderson Wins …

    DE: http://time.com/5143976/olympics-2018-jamie-anderson-snowboarding-gold

    Jamie Anderson becomes the first female snowboarder to win 2 Olympic gold ... given the gusting winds, ... She labeled the decision to go forward …
  3. Snowboarders react to International Ski …

    DE: http://www.espn.com/action/snowboarding/story/_/id/7239781/snowboarders...

    Snowboarders react to FIS decision. ... and the TTR -- it's impossible to compete in them all. ... and it's doubly sad because snowboarders built slopestyle into an ...
  4. Winter Olympics: Snowboarders question

    DE: http://www.247extra.com/publications/5433/The-Lebanon-Voice/comments/20506

    “ Winter Olympics: Snowboarders question decision to compete in wind February 12 2018 It’s a progressive, exciting time in the sport with riders pushing the ...
  5. Snowboarder Blouin comes back from …

    DE: https://www.ctvnews.ca/sports/snowboarder-blouin-come…

    Canadian snowboarder Laurie Blouin has won a silver medal in the women's ... 'I want to compete. ... She overcame the high winds Monday to nail a …
  6. Winter Olympics: Snowboarders question

    DE: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/…

    12/02/2018 · Several Olympic slopestyle riders fell or bailed on jumps because of the wind.
  7. Snowboarders condemn decision to …

    DE: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/snowboarders-con…

    High winds cause multiple ... Snowboarders condemn decision to stage ... but the decision immediately came into question when six of the first …
  8. FIS responds to criticism after dangerous …

    DE: https://sports.yahoo.com/fis-snowboarders-nobody-forced-go-compete...

    The FIS defended it's decision to run the women's slopestyle final in dangerous winds. "Nobody is forced to go down and compete.”
  9. Another snowboarder makes Olympic …

    DE: http://olympics.nbcsports.com/2017/12/22/faye-gulini-snowboard-cross-olympics

    That mirrors the situation for next month’s Olympics. The Russian team has been barred, but 169 Russians have been invited to compete. “We are not rewarding Russia, but we are allowing athletes that we believe are clean to compete under a neutral flag,” IPC president Andrew Parsons said. It will be the second Paralympics without a Russian team.
  10. Skiers, snowboarder keep focus on snow …

    DE: https://www.aspentimes.com/news/skiers-snowboarder-keep-focus-on...

    COPPER MOUNTAIN — As the best snowboarders and skiers in the ... Olympics is “an open question.” “What does ... qualifier on his push to compete in ...