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Since 1998, the U.S. Snowboard Team has been the most dominant force in the competitive snowboarding world, earning 24 medals since the sport was added to the Olympic program. Athletes like Shaun White, Hannah Teter and Kelly Clark are household names and have combined to win seven Olympic medals, and the world continues to expect great things from the riders of Team USA. MORE

Jamie Anderson | Big Air, Slopestyle
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Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, California
Olympic Experience: 2014 (1 gold)
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After winning gold at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games in 2014, Jamie Anderson continues to dominate women's slopestyle and big air snowboarding. During the 2015-16 season, she won an X Games silver medal in slopestyle, three world cup events – including the slopestyle Olympic test event in PyeongChang, South Korea – and World Snowboard Federation's World Championship titles in both slopestyle and big air. She started the 2016-17 season on a similar note, taking a world cup big air win in Copper Mountain, Colorado. She will look to defend her Olympic slopestyle title and add to her medal haul as big air snowboarding makes its Olympic debut in 2018.
About Jamie
Something quirky: I am one of eight siblings and were all homeschooled by my mom and would spend most days on the mountain. Now my mom has an alpaca farm in Vermont.

Best advice received: Follow your dreams. Find something you're passionate about and really pursue it. If you put it out into the universe and really believe in that dream, it can really happen. But also be productive and work hard towards goals. Everything will turn around for you, but it happens one day at a time. Be patient, because it doesn't always happen all at once.

Favorite animal: The bald eagle - it's my spirit animal. I feel really connected to that bird, because I see it often when I go on my medicine walks in the mountains. And it represents our country, so it's fitting.
Kelly Clark | Halfpipe
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Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, California
Olympic Experience: 2002 (1 gold), 2006, 2010 (1 bronze), 2014 (1 bronze)
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A four-time Olympian and three-time Olympic medalist with a gold medal from 2002 and bronze in both 2010 and 2014, Kelly Clark continues to be a trailblazer and dominant force in halfpipe snowboarding. In 2011, she became the first woman to land a 1080 in competition and is still one of a only a handful of women to successfully land the trick. With more than 70 career wins to her name, she is the most dominate competitive snowboarder in history, male or female. For nearly 16 years she has been a constant, commanding force on the U.S. team, compiling seven X Games gold medals and 14 overall (making her the most decorated woman in X Games history), five World Snowboard Tour titles, six Grand Prix titles and eight U.S. Open titles.
About Kelly
Something quirky: I have a salt water fish tank.

Earliest Olympic memory: I recorded the snowboarding event from the Nagano Games on a VHS tape. I watched it after school, and even though it was pouring rain and pretty limited coverage of the halfpipe event, I decided then and there that this is what I wanted to give my life to.

Best advice received: My dad always told me, "You can be anything you want to be."
Alex Deibold | Snowboardcross
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Hometown: Manchester, Vermont
Olympic Experience: 2014 (1 bronze)
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After earning his first career FIS World Cup podium finish at the Rosa Khutor Olympic test event in 2013, Alex Deibold claimed the men's snowboardcross bronze medal at his Olympic debut in 2014. A member of the U.S. snowboardcross team since 2004, he seasoned career has featured 47 starts, 15 top-10 finishes and three podium finishes on the world cup circuit. With four world championship appearances under his belt, he is now gearing up to qualify for his second Olympic team and will look to add to his medal haul in PyeongChang.
About Alex
Something quirky: It's not really a secret, but I am a huge dork. I love dad jokes.

Nickname: Diabolical. Andy, my wax technician, gave it to me when I was working for him. I have no idea where it came from, but most of my teammates and coaches call me that from time to time.

Hobbies: Biking -- it's more than a hobby, it's a lifestyle. Also surfing, but man do I suck. I wish I could go more often.
Red Gerard | Big Air
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Hometown: Summit County, Colorado
2018 Olympic hopeful
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At just 15 years old, Red Gerard placed fifth in his Dew Tour slopestyle debut at the start of the 2016 season. He then went on to place fifth at the prestigious US Open and earned a third-place podium finish at the Ale Invite big air event. His successful season earned him a spot on the U.S. Snowboarding pro slopestyle team. Making his start in the amateur ranks in 2011, he was earning podium finishes by 2015 on the U.S. Revolution Tour – the final stepping stone to the elite professional level. That season also saw him place fourth at the FIS Junior World Championships, and by 2016, he was invited to compete on the professional slopestyle circuit, setting the course for a potential Olympic debut in 2018.
About Red
Something quirky: I'm a bit of a scaredy cat.

Best advice received: Keep it fun so you don't burn out. There is always another competition.

Nickname: Reggie…which I guess is Red + G for Gerard put together. My dad calls me Redio. My brothers have their own names for me, but we won't name those here.
Nate Holland | Snowboardcross
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Hometown: Squaw Valley, California
Olympic Experience: 2006, 2010, 2014
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Three-time Olympian Nate Holland finished just shy of the podium in fourth place at the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games in 2010. He returned to the Olympic stage in 2014, placing 14th in snowboardcross. With two world championships medals, 16 world cup podium finishes and 11 X Games medals to his name, Holland is no stranger to the podium. After winning the PyeongChang Olympic test event in February 2016, he will look to add the elusive Olympic medal to his collection as he seeks his fourth Olympic berth in 2018.
About Nate
Hidden talent: Talking smack. Mentally beating competitors before I race them.

Earliest memory of sport: I was 9 years old when I first saw snowboarding, started riding at 10, and started competing at 12. I fell in love and never looked back. Now, at age 38, I'm happy with my decision to follow my love of riding into my fourth Olympic Games.

Hobbies: Wake surfing, water skiing, mountain biking, fishing, golfing, hanging with my wife and daughter.
Chase Josey | Halfpipe
Hometown: Sun Valley, Idaho
2018 Olympic hopeful
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Chase Josey pushed the limits in the halfpipe in 2017, claiming his first world cup victory with a run that included five consecutive doubles – including back-to-back switch doubles – at the LAAX Open in Switzerland, and a third-place finish at the Copper Toyota U.S. Grand Prix. He placed just off the podium at X Games and sixth at the Olympic test event in PyeongChang, South Korea, to finish second in the overall FIS World Cup halfpipe standings after holding the lead heading into the final event. For his breakthrough performance, he was named U.S. Ski & Snowboard's 2017 Snowboarding Athlete of the Year – a promising sign for more great things to come as he aims to make his first Olympic team in 2018.
About Chase
Something quirky: I have vitiligo, a disease that causes the loss of skin color in blotches.

Best advice received: My parents always taught me to believe in myself and to work hard for the things I desire.

Earliest Olympic memory: I remember watching the Salt Lake City 2002 Games. I looked up to Ross Powers, Tommy Czeschin, Danny Kass, J.J. Thomas and Kelly Clark, all shredding their way to top results.
Hagen Kearney | Snowboardcross
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Hometown: Telluride, Colorado
2018 Olympic hopeful
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New to the world cup circuit in 2012, Hagen Kearney has since proved his mettle with 10 top-10 world cup finishes. He opened the 2016-17 season on a high note, claiming his first world cup snowboardcross title in a dramatic re-run in Montafon, Austria. He continued to impress by garnering consistent points on the world cup tour and earned his first top-10 finish at the 2017 World Snowboard Championships, placing seventh in Sierra Nevada, Spain. He will look to build on his momentum during the 2017-18 season as he seeks his first Olympic berth in PyeongChang, South Korea.
About Hagen
Hidden talent: I've been known to be good at impersonating people.

Something quirky: I have to watch when I am getting blood drawn.

Best advice received: Ride with a chip on your shoulder. It sounds negative but it puts me into a place of being aggressive and having no fear. It helps to remind me to attack every feature in front of me.
Chloe Kim | Halfpipe
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Hometown: La Palma, California
2018 Olympic hopeful
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At just 17 years old, Chloe Kim is currently dominating the women's halfpipe snowboarding scene. She had a breakout year during the 2015-16 season, in which she won her second and third consecutive X Games gold medals in Aspen, Colorado, and Oslo, Norway, while also claiming a historic win at the U.S. Grand Prix in Park City, Utah, where she became the first female to land back-to-back 1080s and earn score a perfect 100. The 2016 season also saw her sweep the women's halfpipe and slopestyle titles at the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway. Her first X Games medal (silver) came at the young age of 13 and she is the only athlete in X Games history to earn three gold medals before the age of 16. She was unable to compete at the Sochi 2014 Olympics due to age restrictions, but has her sights set on the 2018 Games in PyeongChang, where she hopes to compete in front of family that still lives in her parents' native country of South Korea.
About Chloe
Hidden talent: I am really good at untangling stuff. Give me any knot and I can untangle it!

Something quirky: When I am getting ready to go out, I have to give myself a full hour and a half to get ready because I take a few dance breaks between putting on my makeup. I am also really into Greek Mythology.

Family: Both of my parents are from South Korea, and I speak Korean when I'm with them. I go visit relatives there about once a year.
Hailey Langland | Big Air, Slopestyle
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Hometown: San Clemente, California
2018 Olympic hopeful
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Hailey Langland burst onto the snowboarding scene in 2015 when she became the surprise slopestyle winner in her professional debut at the U.S. Grand Prix stop in Mammoth Mountain, California. From there, she turned heads again when she claimed third-place podium finishes in slopestyle during her Dew Tour and X Games debut appearances in 2015-16. She added to her medal haul in 2017, winning X Games big air gold in historic fashion by becoming the first woman-ever to land a double cork in competition. She completed the 2016 season ranked sixth in the World Snowboard Tour slopestyle standings and has high hopes for another successful season in 2017-18 as she seeks her first Olympic berth in PyeongChang.
About Hailey
Earliest Olympic memory: I was so excited to watch the Sochi 2014 Games that I stayed up all night to watch the boys and girls compete. I'm pretty sure I cried when I watched Sage and Jamie win. If you told me back then that in 2017 I'd even be competing to try and qualify for the Olympics, I wouldn't believe you.

Nickname: I have no idea where it came from, but for a while a lot of people called me Yung Hails, although I think I've graduated, and now a lot of my friends just call me Hails.

Best advice received: Stay you.
Julia Marino | Big Air, Slopestyle
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Hometown: Westport, Connecticut
2018 Olympic hopeful
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In just her second FIS World Cup start, Julia Marino soared to a win in front of a hometown crowd at the Big Air at Fenway Park in 2016. She has since garnered three additional top-10 big air finishes on the world cup circuit, including a second-place finish at the Olympic test event in November 2016. She officially made 2016 a breakout year with a third-place performance in slopestyle at the World Snowboard Federation's World Championships in Yabuli, China, where at just 18 years of age, she became the first woman-ever to land a double in slopestyle competition. Making the feat even more impressive, she landed not one, but two in the same run – a Cab double underflip on her first jump and a double backflip on her last jump. The 2017 season saw her earn four X Games medals, highlighted by slopestyle gold at her X Games debut in Aspen, Colorado. She will look to carry her momentum into the 2018 season with her eyes set on the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games.
About Julia
Hidden talent: I really love to draw in my downtime, including tattoo designs for my friends.

Something quirky: During my soccer years, I would take a skateboard with me to every soccer game, because we traveled to a lot of different soccer fields in different towns that were fun to explore on my skateboard.

Earliest memory of sport: I started skiing when I was 3, and I tried snowboarding at 9, but was always way more into skiing. At 12, after breaking a ski in the woods, I was "stuck" with just my board, but started feeling a greater connection with it. By 13, I really started to get into it. I love the freedom, creativity and athleticism of it, and that I can usually do it in a beautiful setting.
Maddie Mastro | Halfpipe
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Hometown: Wrightwood, California
2018 Olympic hopeful
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Halfpipe specialist Maddie Mastro put herself on the map with authority in 2016, transitioning from Revolution Tour success to the finals of elite international competition. The 2014 and 2015 seasons saw her earn podium finishes at U.S. Revolution Tour stops in Sun Valley, Idaho, Copper Mountain, Colorado, and Seven Springs, Pennsylvania, while adding a top-10 finish at the Burton US Open. In 2016, she advanced to the Dew Tour finals and earned two top-10 finishes in her rookie X Games season. Proving her mettle, she landed two podium finishes at 2016 U.S. Grad Prix halfpipe events in Mammoth Mountain, California (third), and Park City, Utah (second). She joins a host of young, rising talent looking to make their Olympic debut for the U.S. snowboarding team in 2018.
About Maddie
Hidden talent: I have been told I have a really good frown; it is a recently acquired talent. I've also got some really bad dance moves.

Something quirky: People tend to find my constant singing and dancing amusing when I snowboard.

Favorite Olympic memory: I was sitting on the my living room floor staring up at the TV watching the Vancouver 2010 Games. I watched Torah Bright's runs in the halfpipe and something just clicked. I was 10 years old and I remember sitting there knowing this is what I want to do. I then drew a picture and wrote a note on it to Torah, which I still have in my room.
Ryan Stassel | Big Air, Slopestyle
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Hometown: Anchorage, Alaska
Olympic Experience: 2014
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Ryan Stassel burst onto the scene prior to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, landing himself a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team in Sochi, Russia, where he finished 14th in the debut of Olympic slopestyle. Since the Games, he has continued to post impressive results in both slopestyle and big air, including a third-place finish at the 2018 Olympic big air test event. His most impressive career win came in 2015 when he won the slopestyle world championship title in Kreischberg, Austria. He completed the 2016 season ranked in the top-15 of the World Snowboard Tour Rankings for both big air (ninth) and slopestyle (12th), laying the foundation for a run at his second Olympics in 2018.
About Ryan
Hidden talents: I've been told I'm good at about everything I do.

Something quirky: I am dyslexic. I'm also very calculated in my thoughts and actions. My best and worst traits are that I am a perfectionist.

Nickname: Razzel Dazzel. Former U.S. coach Bill Enos gave it to me and some how the event announcers picked up on it and now it's stuck. I honestly have no clue how he came up with it but I like it.
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