Thursday, February 11, 2010

WINTER OLYMPICS OUTLOOK - SNOWBOARDING

Chris Klug is not just an Olympic medalist, in 2000 he had a liver transplant and was back on the slopes just four months later, better than ever. He is the first transplant recipient to win an Olympic medal. His foundation seeks donor dudes. Click here for more info.


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Snowboarding - Men

Ten men qualified for the U.S. Olympic snowboarding team, based on performances at Grand Prix and World Cup events during the 2009-10 season. See women's team. 

Nick Baumgartner

Michigan native and 2009 snowboard cross world bronze medalist Nick Baumgartner is making his Olympic debut in 2010.

Greg Bretz

The youngest member of the U.S. men's snowboarding team, Greg Bretz is making his Olympic debut in Vancouver.

Nate Holland

A native of Sandpoint, Idaho, 2007 world snowboard cross bronze medalist Nate Holland is making his second Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

Tyler Jewell

A 2006 Olympian in parallel giant slalom, Massachusetts native Tyler Jewell is making his second Olympic appearance in 2010.

Chris Klug

2002 Olympic parallel giant slalom bronze medalist Chris Klug is making his third Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

Scotty Lago

New Hampshire native and halfpipe rider Scotty Lago is making his first Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

Louie Vito

A native of Columbus, Ohio, 21-year-old snowboarder Louie Vito is hoping to make his first Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

Graham Watanabe

Idaho native and snowboarder Graham Watanabe is making his second Olympic appearance in 2010.

Seth Wescott

The reigning Olympic snowboard cross champion, 33-year-old Maine native Seth Wescott is making his second Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

Shaun White

The 2006 Olympic halfpipe champion, California native and action sports icon Shaun White is making his second Olympic appearance in Vancouver.

5 comments:

  1. Louie Vito, I love him...he has a infectious smile, very competative....he also can dance(dancing with the stars)

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  2. Is it me, or does Shaun White look like the love child of Carrottop and Princess Anne?

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  3. Looking forward to opening ceremonies this evening.

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  4. I like Louie Vito. He was on the Bonnie Hunt show last week and he was so nice.

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