Today in Snowboarding History

Events in Sport

  • 2000-11-11 In Kaprun, Austria, 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel.
  • 2013-04-20 5 snowboarders are killed by an avalanche in Loveland Pass, Colorado

Birthdays in Sport

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1986-09-03 Shaun White, snowboarder (Olympic gold - 2006, 2010), born in San Diego, California

Snowboarder Shaun White
Shaun White

Deaths in Sport

  • 2009-05-29 Karine Ruby, French snowboarder and Olympic champion (b. 1978)