“For the first time in Olympic history, snowboarding became an official Olympic event for both men and women at Nagano in 1998. There are two snowboarding competitions in the Olympics — a halfpipe and the giant slalom. The U.S. took three gold medals home in 2006: Shaun White in men's halfpipe, Hannah Teter in women's halfpipe, and Seth Wescott in men's snowboard cross. Read More
Have you ever heard of Shaun White? He’s undoubtedly one of the world’s best – and most famous – snowboarders. Shaun is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, and has had a sponsor since he was seven years old! At Winter X in 2012, he also became the first person to score a perfect 100 in the men’s Snowboard Superpipe in the history of Winter X Games!