Snowboarding in History

Events in Sport

  • 2000-11-11 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel near Kaprun, Austria
  • 2012-01-29 American snowboarder Shaun White achieves the first ever SuperPipe perfect score (100) in Winter X Games history
  • 2013-04-20 5 snowboarders are killed by an avalanche in Loveland Pass, Colorado
  • 2018-02-14 Winter Olympics: American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented third halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 2010)
  • 2018-02-24 Winter Olympics: Ester Ledecka (Czech Rep) wins unprecedented gold medals in different sports (snowboard parallel giant slalom and earlier skiing's Super-G)

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1954-04-29 Jake Burton Carpenter, American snowboarder
  • 1974-10-11 Terje Haakonsen, Norwegian snowboarder
  • 1976-02-06 Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
  • 1976-06-28 Seth Wescott, American snowboarder
  • 1979-02-10 Ross Powers, American snowboarder, born in Bennington, Vermont
  • 1980-11-09 Dominique Maltais, Quebec snowboarder
  • 1981-03-05 Andreas Wiig, Norwegian snowboarder
  • 1981-10-15 Radoslav Ĺ˝idek, Slovak snowboarder
  • 1982-09-21 Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • 1985-03-15 Antti Autti, Finnish snowboarder

Person of interestShaun White

1986-09-03 Shaun White, American snowboarder (Olympic gold: 2006, 2010, 2018), born in San Diego, California

Snowboarder Shaun White
Snowboarder
Shaun White
  • 2000-04-23 Chloe Kim, American snowboarder (Olympic Gold 2018), born in Torrance, California

Deaths in Sport

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