Women's Slope Style Snowboarding

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Women's Slope Style Snowboarding

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Fun Facts ~In 2000, Snowboarding was the fastest-growing sport in the US (followed by skateboarding), with the number of enthusiasts rising to a total of just over 7.1 million. ~23% of snowboarders are women

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Jamie anderson at slopestyle.

Jamie Anderson and Sage Kotsenburgewon gold

Jamie andersonJamie was born on September 13, 1990, in South Lake Tahoe, California. She grew up one of eight children. Jamie was home shooled along with her 5 sisters, she loves outdoor activities. Jamie learned to snowboard as a 9-year-old. She competed in her first Winter X Games at 13, and at 16 became its youngest female winner. A multi-time gold medalist in her signature slopestyle event, Anderson has also won season championships in two of snowboarding's premier circuits, the TTR World Tour and the Winter Dew Tour. With slopestyle an olympic event for the first time ever in 2014, Jamie went on and got a GOLD medal in her FAVORITE event. Jamie has won 4 GOLD medals in slopestyle at the WinterX games and 7 gold medals in total.

HistorySnowboarding is a very recent sport and is similar to Surfing, skateboarding, and Skiing. In 1963 a young surf freak called Sherman Poppen was dreaming about surfing the magic winter landscape. As a consequence, he built a surfboard for the snow. His first prototype was an about 1,21 m long plastic plank: two kids' skis bolted together. It was a present for his daughter Wendy which soon was a winner in the neighborhood.


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