Snowboarders question decision to compete in wind

  1. 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 ...
  2. 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.”
  3. Blustery conditions in Pyeongchang

    DE: http://www.cbc.ca/sports/olympics/pyeongchang/weather-slopestyle-1.4531256

    It wasn't a popular decision among many of the snowboarders, who were delayed about an hour before getting blown off course — 20 of the 25 women fell on their first run, which raised questions about the event's safety.
  4. Women's snowboarders furious about …

    DE: http://larrybrownsports.com/olympics/womens-snowboarders-furious...

    Women’s snowboarders furious about having to compete in dangerous winds. February 12, 2018. by Steve DelVecchio. 0. 0. 0.
  5. How Fast Do Olympic Snowboarders Go? …

    DE: https://www.bustle.com/p/how-fast-do-olympic-snowboarders-go-the...

    How Fast Do Olympic Snowboarders Go? ... Olympic snowboarders are likely not aiming to travel as fast as Plawczyk, ... decision to move forward with the event, ...
  6. Winter Olympics: Snowboarders question

    DE: https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/winter-olympics-2018/2018/02/...

    12/02/2018 · Several Olympic slopestyle riders fell or bailed on jumps because of the wind. ... Slopestyle competition never should have been ... the decision, it might ...
  7. Women’s slopestyle snowboarders

    DE: https://globalnews.ca/news/4019700/pyeongchang-2018-high-winds...

    Pyeongchang 2018: Women’s slopestyle snowboarders compete despite high winds, critics call it irresponsible
  8. Female Snowboarders Were Told To

    DE: https://www.bustle.com/p/female-snowboarders-were-told-to-compete...

    Competitions scheduled during the winter can be unexpectedly tough. On Monday, Olympic organizers faced criticism for allowing women to compete in harsh, brutally ...
  9. Olympic Organizers Face Blowback Over

    DE: https://www.npr.org/sections/thetorch/2018/02/12/585111758/olympic...

    12/02/2018 · Big winds, on the other hand, are a big problem. Over the past few days Pyeongchang, home of the 2018 Winter Games, has seen wind gusts up to 45 mph — more than enough to wreak havoc with winter sports that remain on the ground, let alone those where athletes fling themselves into the air.
  10. The elephant in the halfpipe: Female

    DE: https://fictionews.com/2018/02/13/the-elephant-in-the-halfpipe...

    All Breaking News . ... Search for: All News World News. The elephant in the halfpipe: Female snowboarders at risk ... And questions began to swirl as to why ...