Ty Walker has one of the best backside 720s in the business, which helped earn her win the first-ever FIS World Cup big air. (Getty Images/Mike Ehrmann)
U.S. Snowboarding rider Ty Walker (Stowe, VT) will not compete in Thursday’s Polartec Big Air at Fenway.
The strong athletes of Team USA dominated competition across the globe and on American soil.
Ty Walker Leads Women's Big Air
Ty Walker made history winning the first women's big air World Cup in Istanbul.
U.S. Snowboarding rider Ty Walker, just 17, won the historic Istanbul World Cup big air contest.
Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson, seen here at the slopestyle snowboarding debut at Rosa Khutor, landed another major slopestyle victory Friday at the Burton U.S. Open.
Jamie Anderson cleaned up her second run to earn the first-ever women’s slopestyle snowboarding gold medal Sunday at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
The inaugural slopestyle snowboarding qualification kicked off the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Thursday. Jamie Anderson (pictured) and Karly Shorr advanced straight to the finals after finishing second and fourth in their heat.
Olympic champions Shaun White, Kelly Clark and Hannah Teter led 13 halfpipe and slopestyle athletes nominated to the 2014 U.S. Olympic Snowboarding Team.
Jamie Anderson took the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix overall slopestyle title and a $10,000 cash prize with her win Saturday at Mammoth Mountain.
Olympic halfpipe champion Shaun White mathematically clinched a spot on the first-ever U.S. Olympic team for slopestyle snowboarding on Thursday at the Paul Mitchell Slopestyle at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain.
Sixteen-year-old Ty Walker landed the top spot for the USA with her fourth-place finish at the Paul Mitchell Slopestyle at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association named a group of 29 talented athletes who are currently competing at the 2013 FIS Junior World Snowboarding Championships March 3-10 at Erzurum, Turkey.
Olympian Ashley Caldwell and U.S. Snowboarding Pro Team athlete Ty Walker will headline WInter Jam in New York's Central Park.
Ty Walker led the USA finishing fifth in women's slopestyle at the FIS Snowboard World Championships.
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A rising talent since she was seven, Ty Walker has been on a steady climb up the ranks since her debut on the slopestyle scene. Though she struggled with injury in 2016, abbreviating her season, she still managed an eighth-place finish at the Mammoth Mountain stop of the U.S. Grand Prix. A 2014 Olympian, Ty represented the United States on it's inagural snowboard slopestyle team.
Walker came into the 2014 season strong, landing just shy of the podium in fourth place at the U.S. Grand Prix in Copper. Then she pegged down a third-place finish at the first U.S. Grand Prix in Mammoth and secured her spot on the first Olympic slopestyle snowboarding team. A badly bruised heel from a crash during practice kept Walker from riding to her potential on the Olympic stage, but this pint-sized young gun will put that Olympic experience in the bank as she gears up for PyeongChang.
In 2015, Walker won the very first women's snowboard big air World Cup event in Istanbul. With big air slated to make it's Olympic debut in South Korea, Walker has an excellent chance to score Olympic gold in 2018.
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