Day in the Life: Katie Tsuyuki

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Day in the Life:Katie Tsuyuki Katie Tsuyuki made her Olympic debut at Sochi 2014, where she missed a spot in the final by one place, finishing as top Canadian female half-piper in 13th place overall, best Canadian out of both sexes. Tsuyuki had made her World Cup debut in December 2005 in Whistler. She would record her best World Cup result in …

Cassie Cava

Day in the Life: Cassie Cava

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Day in the Life: Cassie Cava   Cassie Cava is a 24 year-old Paralympic Snowboarding Candidate, Great Britain Parasnowboard and Paratriathlon Team Member. After six years of limited and painful activity following a failed reconstructive surgery, Cassie had her right foot amputated below the knee in October 2015. She just finished her first season racing on the Parasnowboard World Cup Circuit and …

Owen Pick

Day in the Life: Owen Pick

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Day in the Life: Owen Pick   Owen Pick is a soldier who lost a leg in Afghanistan and is now a snowboard sensation… He tried out the sport after being discharged from the Army and within 18 months got ranked in the top ten.   The 23 year-old’s skills and daredevil spirit have made him a prime contender for the 2018 …

Arielle Gold

Day in the Life: Arielle Gold

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Day in the Life: Arielle Gold Only 19 years-old, Arielle Gold is widely credited for pushing the sport of women’s snowboarding. At the age of 17, she was the youngest member of the US 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic halfpipe team. In 2013, she was the second-youngest snowboarder to win a world championship.   Just two weeks ago, Arielle took her third medal …