Snowboarding

United States' Lindsey Vonn competes in women's downhill training at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 20, 2018 - 12:03 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Lindsey Vonn prefers not to dwell on what shapes up as a significant story line for the women's downhill at the Pyeongchang Games. "I've tried not to think about it as being my last Olympic downhill. Just focus on the moment, the right here and the right now. And I...
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In this multiple exposure image Laurie Blouin, of Canada, jumps during qualification for the women's big air snowboard competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
February 19, 2018 - 12:49 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — From the gold medalist down to the last-place finisher, what the women snowboarders really wanted was a do-over. On a day filled with sunshine, smiles and plenty of sick tricks, they got that — and made the most of it. The high-flying world of Big Air made its brash...
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Nathan Chen of the United States falls while performing during the men's short program figure skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
February 18, 2018 - 1:49 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — It was, perhaps, the defining moment for the U.S. team at this Olympics. Not Shaun White blitzing the halfpipe in a final run to win gold, a win that came with some baggage by itself. Or Chloe Kim delighting fans from two countries when she won her halfpipe, either...
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Jonathon Lillis, of the United States, jumps during a training run prior to the men's aerial qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
February 18, 2018 - 6:23 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — At the bottom of the Olympic aerials landing hill, where crashes are common and the term "slap back" is part of the everyday lingo, skiers spend almost as much time figuring out how to protect their heads as they do working on all those flips and spins. "We learn how...
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A reporter raises her hands to ask a question of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, after he announced that the office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and several Russian entities, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, in Washington. The defendants are accused of violating U.S. criminal laws to interfere with American elections and the political process. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
February 17, 2018 - 7:01 am
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Gold medalist, Czech Republic's Ester Ledecka, looks at her time after finishing in the women's super-G at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Jeongseon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
February 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — This made no sense to Ester Ledecka. Just simply couldn't be. Could. Not. Be. Which is why the part-time ski racer, part-time snowboarder from the Czech Republic stood so still, absolutely motionless and expressionless, for several moments after crossing the finish...
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Mathilde Gremaud, of Switzerland, crashes during the women's slopestyle finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 17, 2018 - 5:56 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Mathilde Gremaud concedes she does not remember her head slamming onto the slopestyle course during training, or much of anything that happened in the aftermath. Those may sound like telltale signs of someone reeling from concussion symptoms. But the team doctor who...
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FILE- In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Chloe Kim, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Before Kim won gold in the snowboarding halfpipe event, her infectious personality and heartwarming origin story had already won her sponsorships from Toyota, Samsung, Visa and others. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)
February 16, 2018 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A gold medal used to be the golden ticket for lucrative endorsements — think Mary Lou Retton on a Wheaties box. But in the age of social media, athletes are making a name for themselves well ahead of time. Even more so than in Rio in 2016 and Sochi in 2014, Pyeongchang athletes are...
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Lindsey Jacobellis, of the United States, finishes her run during the women's snowboard quarterfinals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
February 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — In many ways, Lindsey Jacobellis walked away from these Olympics the same as she has from all the previous ones. She is still the best-known figure in her sport. She is still without a gold medal. The 32-year-old American had the lead in the final of women's...
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From bottom to top; Pierre Vaultier, of France, Jarryd Hughes, of Australia, Markus Schairer, of Austria, and Hanno Douschan, of Austria, runs the course during the men's snowboard cross elimination round at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
February 15, 2018 - 7:57 pm
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Markus Schairer of Austria is heading home for treatment after breaking his neck in a frightening crash during the Olympic men's snowboardcross quarterfinals. Schairer lost control in the air on the final jump of the treacherous downhill course on Thursday. He...
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