While athletes are still being named to the Vancouver team, several athletes who will compete at this year’s Winter X Games have competed in previous Olympics dating back to the 1992 Games in Albertville, Canada.Skier Casey Puckett made his Olympic debut in 1992 and went on to compete in the 1994, 19 Olympics.Aspenite, Gretchen Bleiler, who made her Olympic debut in 2006 winning a silver medal in Snowboard Super Pipe, returns to Aspen to try for her fourth gold medal.
* ESPN and ESPN2 will televise 24.5 hours of live high-definition action Jan. ESPN2 will present daily late-night highlight programs in HD all four days, resulting in eight additional hours of programming.
And let's face it, looking good is half the battle! Make sure you get set up with the right board, boots, and bindings for your ability, the resort you'll be riding, and the conditions. A good way to figure out the right stance for you is to get into a squat position and notice the width of your two feet and the way they are angled naturally.
Your stance on your snowboard should be about the same.3. If you don't snowboard a lot then it's a good idea to go to the gym before you get up on those mountains to make for a better experience.
She has been riding ever since and became professional in 1996.
Among her accomplishments, she jump-started the invert revolution for female riders as the first to land a Crippler 540 in competition, and won more halfpipe competitions in 2003, 20 than any other female snowboarder.
Many athletes choose to take advantage of this fact by dating strictly within the Big Three: actresses, models and cheerleaders.
Not that there's anything wrong with that, but there are others who choose to date those who they have a bit more in common with—other professional athletes.
Tennis greats Steffi Graf and Andre Agassi have been together since 1999.
Prior to their coupling, Agassi hadn't been known to date athletes.
The couple returned home Tuesday, which also happened to be Chris's 30th birthday.
They spent a day at home in Carlsbad, California relaxing and BBQing and hop back on a plane today to fly to the Maldives for their honeymoon.