U.S. announces snowboard team for Winter Olympics
January 24, 2018
US announces snowboard teams for Winter Olympics
U.S. Ski and Snowboard on Tuesday officially announced its snowboard team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
The halfpipe team will include two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, Ben Ferguson, Jake Pates and Chase Josey. Josey won the final qualifier last week in Mammoth to edge out fan favorite Danny Davis. The women's halfpipe team includes Chloe Kim, Kelly Clark, Maddie Mastro and Arielle Gold.
In snowboard slopestyle, the men are Red Gerard, Kyle Mack, Ryan Stassel and Chris Corning. The women include Jamie Anderson, Julia Marino, Hailey Langland and Jessika Jenson.
The snowboardcross athletes are, for men, Jonathan Cheever, Hagen Kearney, Nick Baumgartner and Mick Dierdorff, while the women are Lindsey Jacobellis, Faye Gulini, Meghan Tierney and Rosie Mancari.
A.J. Muss and Mike Trapp will compete in parallel giant slalom.
Recommended Stories For You
The remainder of the U.S. team, including cross country and alpine skiing, will be announced over the coming days.
Trending In: PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics
- Anderson battles conditions for 5th X Games gold
- Classmates at Steamboat Springs High School, now pack of Sailors are U.S. Olympic teammates
- For US, GS was best discipline at Birds of Prey
- Grand Prix: Summit County’s Red Gerard second in men’s snowboard slopestyle qualifying
- Hirano, Kim win snowboard pipe at Copper
- Seasonal workers without housing in Park City struggle to find anywhere to live
- Inside the snowmaking process at Deer Valley Resort (photos)
- Park City official worries runaway trucks will eventually kill people
- Summit County wants a larger role in overseeing Park City’s transit system
- Tom Clyde: A new ski season begins with old legs