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Freeride World Championships Conclude in Verbier, Switzerland.

Freeride World Championships Conclude in Verbier, Switzerland.
The Freeride World Championships have successfully concluded in Verbier, Switzerland, with Sweden’s Reine Barkered taking the crown for extreme skiing and Frenchman, Jonathan Charlet walking away with the snowboarding title. It was a double ski victory for Team Sweden, with Barkered’s countrywoman, Christine Hargin, taking pole position on the women’s podium. American snowboarder extraordinaire,... 

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.

Fifth for Gillings at the Penultimate World Cup Stage Qualifiers.
Manx Snowboarder, Zoe Gillings has finished fifth at the penultimate stage qualifiers of the snowboarding world cup, which took place in Stoneham, Canada. This follows up on a fifth place finish at the previous stage of the competition, also held in Canada. Speaking to the BBC before competing, Zoe Gillings acknowledged that this stage of the competition was likely to be particularly challenging, predicting... 

Gillings 5th in Canada, 5th in the World!

Gillings 5th in Canada, 5th in the World!
Britain’s top snowboarder, Zoe Gillings, has finished fifth at the latest stage of the Snowboarding World Cup in Canada. Gillings had been optimistic of a podium position following strong performances at the Winter X-Games in Germany and at the previous stage of the World Cup in Switzerland. Despite very impressive finishes in the quarter-finals and semi-finals, which saw Gillings placed second and... 

Gillings Confident About Canada.

Gillings Confident About Canada.
Speaking to the BBC, Britain’s number one snowboarder has said she is confident about her upcoming appearance at the next World Cup stage in Canada on Wednesday. Gillings, who is originally from the Isle of Man, finished sixth at the Winter X Games, despite putting in a sterling performance in the run-up to the final. She narrowly missed the podium at the last stage of the snowboardingWorld Cup,... 

Gillings Finishes Sixth in X-Games Border-Cross Final.

Gillings Finishes Sixth in X-Games Border-Cross Final.
It was a disappointing end to the Winter X-Games for top British snowboarder Zoe Gillings. Gillings, who put in an impressive performance in early stages of the competition was pushed into sixth place during final after sustaining a fall. Speaking to the BBC, Gillings said she was highly disappointed not to make the X-Games podium. However, the 26-year-old Man snowboarder was philosophical in defeat,... 

Sponsored Video: SSX 2012 With Travis Rice.

Travis Rice is set to achieve “gamer” idol status following the announcement that the next SSX release will feature the 29-year-old American snowboarding supernova. SSX, which is short for SnowboardingSuper Cross, is EA Games’ hugely popular snow sports video game series. The first in the series was released in 2000 to massive gamer acclaim and since then SSX has returned on four further occasions,... 

Gillings Narrowly Misses World Cup Podium Spot.

Gillings Narrowly Misses World Cup Podium Spot.
British snowboarder extraordinaire, Zoe Gillings, narrowly missed out on a podium spot at the third round of the boarder-cross world cup, after finishing fourth at the competition in Switzerland. Gillings, who is considered the U.K.’s leading snowboarder, was beaten out of third place by a matter of centimetres by Bulgarian Alexandra Jekova. Second place was taken by Canadian snowboarder, Dominique... 

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports

Top British Snowboarder Urges More Funding For U.K. Snow Sports
Britain’s foremost female snowboarder has spoken out about the lack of public funding for snow sports in the U.K. Jenny Jones, who took triple gold in the women’s slopestyle event at the X Games this year, has implored UK Sport to reconsider its funding allocation to Britain’s snow sports athletes. Currently, British snow sports only receive £10.7 million in funding from the public body, which... 

Art of Flight U.K. Premier.

Art of Flight U.K. Premier.
Next week will see London’s IMAX Cinema hosting the U.K. premier of epic snowboarding film, The Art of Flight. Demand for tickets has been so high that organisers have been forced to arrange a second screening in order to avoid disappointing scores of fans. The hotly anticipated premier is due to take place on Thursday 17th November and is likely to attract a lot of attention from the U.K. snowboarding... 

Battle Royale on Snow and Ice.

Battle Royale on Snow and Ice.
Ask the average Brit what comes to mind when they think of surfing and they’d probably name some sun-drenched beach on the coast of Australia or California. Mention sailing and they’d likely think of Cowes Week and the Queen’s Cup. Few would associate either pursuit with snowsports. This is despite the fact that snow sailing and snow surfing have been practiced for many, many years... 
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