2001-2002 FIS Snowboard World Cup Index
Klug, Thorndike, Odynski In
Kreischberg, Austria January 24, 2002
1998 Olympian Chris Klug (Aspen, CO) clinched a spot on his second Olympic Snowboard Team when he finished as the No. 2 U.S. rider in a World Cup parallel giant slalom Thursday...
Kosglow, Fletcher In; Klug Closer
Bardonecchia, Italy January 20, 2002
Lisa Kosglow and Rosey Fletcher clinched US Olympic spots Sunday after finishing as the top two Americans in a FIS World Cup parallel giant slalom. Chris Klug took a big step toward Olympic selection...
Greenwood Clinches Olympic Berth
Park City, Utah, December 21, 2001
Jeff Greenwood (Hartford, CT), who was upset for an Olympic spot four years ago, became the second U.S. snowboarder to clinch a 2002 Olympic team spot...
French Sweep PSL
Mont Ste. Anne, Que December 15, 2001
Matthieu Bozzetto and Karine Ruby gave France two victories Saturday in FIS World Cup parallel slalom contests at Mont Ste. Anne. Bozzetto knocked off Mathieu Behounek of Germany in the men's final. Anton Pogue's 23rd place was the top U.S. performance. In the women's PSL, Ruby beat Heidi Renoth of Switzerland. Rosey Fletcher (Girdwood, Alaska) was 20th with Sondra Van Ert (Sun Valley, ID) 22nd and Lisa Kosglow (Boise, ID) 27th.
US Off in PGS
Mont Ste. Anne, Que December 14, 2001
Jeff Greenwood (Hartford, CT) and Lisa Kosglow (Boise, ID) each finished 16th Friday in parallel giant slalom -- the Olympic alpine event for snowboarders. Slovenian Dejan Kosir and France's Julie Pomagalski took the wins. Kosir outrode Swiss rider Gilles Jaquet for the men's victory while Pomagalski upended Dutch rider Nicolien Saverbreij in the women's draw.
US Rider Takes 1st Halfpipe
Whistler, BC December 8, 2001
US rider Tommy Czeschin and Nicola Pederzolli from Austria took the wins, but the Canadians held their ground to take seven top-10 finishes.
Seattle Girl Takes 3rd
Whistler, BC December 6, 2001
Both the men's and women's snowboard cross events were dominated by Euros with the exception of the 3rd place women's finish which went to Marni Yamada of Seattle, WA.
French Dominate Two PGSs
Ischgl, Austria December 2, 2001
In the make-up races from Kaprun, Mathieu Bozzetto and the ever-dominant Karine Ruby gave France two parallel giant slalom snowboard victories Sunday.
US's Klug, Fletcher in Top-10
Ischgl, Austria December 1, 2001
Rosey Fletcher (Anchorage, AK) was sixth and Chris Klug (Aspen, CO) 10th in the opening parallel giant slalom of the FIS Snowboard World Cup Saturday in Ischgl.