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Snowboarding declining in stats, coolness

DURANGO, Colo. - Snowboarding could be going the way of Bill...quite as relevant as in the 1990s.Snowboarding's popularity has slipped across...to turn and more maneuverable.Snowboarding participation fell 4.5 percent...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2013-12-27/snowboarding-declining-stats-coolnes
Outdoors
Alaskan Brewing partners with TGR, Jones Snowboards

At the premiers of Jeremy Jones' new snowboarding film, "Higher," there will be more than just Alaska featured in the film. Alaskan Brewery's award-winning brews will also...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaskan-brewing-partners-tgr-jones-s
Outdoors
SAIL annual dinner and auction

Southeast Alaska Independent Living will celebrate more than three decades of adaptive ski and snowboarding at Eaglecrest Ski Area at its annual dinner and auction beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Centennial Hall.Tickets...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-10-31/sail-annual-dinner-and-auction
Outdoors
Girdwood's Rosey Fletcher claims snowboarding bronze medal

...posted her first big-time Olympic result. "It's just snowboarding," the surprise American bronze medalist said Thursday after...podium in a discipline that combines American-invented snowboarding with old-style racing through gates. Because of that...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022406/spo_20060224001.shtml
Sports
Alaskan Fletcher wins snowboarding event

...Rosey Fletcher of Girdwood and Mathieu Bozzetto of France won the women's and men's divisions of parallel slalom snowboarding events Sunday on the World Cup circuit. Fletcher was followed by Jana Sedova of Slovakia and Isabelle Blanc of France...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/010801/Spo_Fletcher.html
Sports
Two Alaskans carving into top U.S. snowboarding ranks

...said. "Really I don't think of snowboarding as training, which you have to do...skateboarding so his transition to snowboarding came easy. At about age 8, he saw...naturally. "He has had a love of snowboarding ever since he strapped one on," he...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020408/sta_243565337.shtml
This winter sport takes stones

...A group of friends, who would normally be out skiing and snowboarding if not for a recent stretch of snowless weather, have built...wintertime recreational activity. Their usual sports, skiing and snowboarding, seemed out of the question since Juneau hasn't seen precipitation...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-07/winter-sport-takes-stones
Local
Mountain Film festival runs through Wednesday at Gold Town

...selection of films from this festival, all of which center on outdoor activities, from kayaking to climbing, skiing, snowboarding, rollerblading, BASE jumping, skateboarding, adventuring, stunt biking and bike racing.Here's a look at what's...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-01-14
Art
Becoming Alaskan: Living the heli-ski daydream

Heli-skiing is nothing if not a quintessential Alaskan experience. How many skiing and snowboarding greats have forged the extensive, and expensive, trip north to conquer the great adventure bastion? Their stories are chronicled...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-03-29/becoming-alaskan-living-heli-ski-da
Neighbors
Fairbanks electrician represents state in national competition

...earn his degree.But during his freshman year, Koop realized living by the ocean would compete with his other passion: snowboarding. He'd been a competitive snowboarder since high school, practicing his moves on the icy slopes of Birch Hill.Koop decided...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2015-04-05/fairbanks-electrician-represents-st
Neighbors

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