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SOCHI 2014

Snowboarding Teams Set For Sochi

By U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association | Jan. 21, 2014, 8:45 p.m. (ET)
Parallel slalom snowboarder Justin Reiter poses at the NBC Olympics/United States Olympic Committee promotional shoot on April 29, 2013 in West Hollywood, Calif.

PARK CITY, UT – Three additional slopestyle snowboarding athletes were nominated for the U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association. In addition, World Championship silver medalist Justin Reiter (Steamboat Springs, CO) was nominated in alpine snowboarding. With the confirmation of quotas within snowboarding, the USSA added three snowboarders in slopestyle to round out the full team. The formal naming of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team by the United States Olympic Committee is set for Jan. 27.

2014 OLYMPIC SNOWBOARDING NOMINATIONS

(new nominations are italicized)

Men’s Alpine Snowboarding

Justin Reiter, Steamboat Springs, CO (2/2/1981)

Men's Halfpipe

Greg Bretz, Mammoth Lakes, CA (12/19/1990)
Danny Davis, Truckee, CA  (6/22/1988)
Taylor Gold, Steamboat Springs, CO (11/17/1993)
Shaun White, Carlsbad, CA (9/3/1986)

Women’s Halfpipe

Kelly Clark, W. Dover, VT (7/26/1983)
Kaitlyn Farrington, Bellevue, ID (12/18/1989)
Arielle Gold, Steamboat Springs, CO (5/4/1996)
Hannah Teter, Belmont, VT (1/27/1987)

Men’s Slopestyle

Sage Kotsenburg, Park City, UT (7/27/1993)
Chas Guldemond, Reno, NV (4/22/1987)
Ryan Stassel, Anchorage, AK (10/23/1992)
Shaun White, Carlsbad, CA (9/3/1986)

Women’s Slopestyle

Jamie Anderson, S. Lake Tahoe, CA (9/13/1990)
Jessika Jensen, Rigby, ID (8/07/1991)
Karly Shorr, Truckee, CA (5/18/1994)
Ty Walker, Stowe, VT (3/03/1997)

All nominations are subject to approval by the U.S. Olympic Committee.


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