With his all-out style, Nate Holland is perfect for the sport of boardercross, and it seems the sport's perfect for him—in 2010, Holland completed a five-peat of Winter X Games gold.
Nate Holland stopped by Sochi Studio to chat Sochi powder shredding and Sage Kotsenburg's gold medal. (Photo: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
Thick fog obscured the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Monday, forcing officials to move the men’s snowboardcross event of the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games to Tuesday morning.
Seven snowboardcross athletes, including Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis, have been nominated to the 2014 Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Snowboarding)
Olympians Nate Holland (in green) and Lindsey Jacobellis both took snowboardcross gold at X Games Aspen Friday, less than two weeks before heading to Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Lindsey Jacobellis (blue bib) closed out the Olympic selection period for snowboardcross with a third-place finish in the FIS Snowboard World Cup Sunday in Vallnord.
Trevor Jacob rode to his career first snowboardcross victory Saturday in the FIS Snowboard World Cup in Vallnord, putting him in prime position to make the Olympic team with just a month to go before Sochi.
Olympic silver medalist Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton Mountain, VT) made her over-due return to the podium Saturday with her first snowboardcross World Cup victory in nearly two years in Lake Louise.
Six-time X Games snowboardcross champion Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) underwent successful surgery with Dr. Tom Hackett of the Steadman Clinic Saturday in Vail for a fractured clavicle.
Olympic medalists Seth Wescott (Sugarloaf, ME) and Lindsey Jacobellis (Stratton, VT), along with seven-time X Games gold medalist Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA), headline U.S. Snowboarding’s 2013-14 snowboardcross team.
VIDEO: U.S. 2nd and 3rd in Team SBX
U.S. teams of Nate Holland/Nick Baumgartner and Jonathan Cheever/Seth Wescott finished second and third respectively in the FIS Snowboard World Cup team snowboardcross in Veysonnaz, Switzerland. The Canadian team of Fagan/Robanske won the race.
Nick Baumgartner and Nate Holland took second at the final FIS World Cup snowboardcross team event. Jonathan Cheever and Seth Wescott slid into third.
Nate Holland took his first World Cup podium of the season with a second place finish in the World Cup snowboardcross Saturday.
The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix and USANA Skicross returns for a third year to Canyons Resort Feb. 25- Mar. 2.
Alex Deibold rode to a career first podium finishing second in the pre-Olympic SBX in Rosa Khutor.
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