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BARDONECCHIA, Italy (Feb. 16) - U.S. Snowboarding's Seth Wescott (Carrabassett Valley, ME) made Olympic history Thursday by winning the first ever Olympic Snowboardcross gold medal as the event debuted in Bardonecchia. Jason Smith (Basalt, CO) was sixth, Nate Holland (Squaw Valley, CA) was 14th and Graham Watanabe (Sun Valley, ID) was 31st.

Wescott was followed by silver medal winner Radoslav Zidek of Slovakia, Paul-Henri Delerue of France, who took bronze, and Spain's Jordi Font.

Bardonecchia, ITA - Feb. 16, 2006
Men's Snowboardcross

1. Seth Wescott, Carrabassett Valley, Maine 2. Radoslav Zidek, Slovakia 3. Paul-Henri Delerue, France 4. Jordi Font, Spain -- 6. Jason Smith, Basalt, Colo. 14. Nate Holland, Squaw Valley, Calif. 31. Graham Watanabe, Sun Valley, Idaho
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A year after the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics, it was announced that snowboardcross would be an official medal event at the Torino Olympics. Snowboarding itself is still a very young Olympic sport as it debuted at the 1998 Nagano Olympics.
U.S. SEVENTH AS NORDIC COMBINED TEAM EVENT WRAPS UP PRAGELATO, Italy (Feb. 16) - The United States gained one position in the standings during the cross country ski portion of the nordic combined team event, finishing seventh with a time of 51:52.5, 1:59 behind the gold-medal team from Austria. Germany, the leader after ski jumping, claimed the silver medal, while Finland won the bronze medal.


Men's Downhill: Bode Miller, 5th Men's Combined: Ted Ligety, 1st Women's Downhill: Julia Mancuso, 7th Women's Combined: February 17 Men's Super G: February 18 Women's Super G: February 19 Men's Giant Slalom: February 20 Women's Slalom: February 22 Women's Giant Slalom: February 24 Men's Slalom: February 25
Cross Country
Men's 30km Pursuit: Carl Swenson, 40th Women's 15km Pursuit: Rebecca Dussault, 38th Men's 6x1.4km Team Sprint: Chris Cook/Andy Newell, 7th in semifinals Women's 6x1.2km Team Sprint: Kikkan Randall/Wendy Wagner, 10th in finals Women's 10km Classical: Wendy Wagner, 50th Men's 15km Classical: February 17 Women's Relay 4x5km M: February 18 Men's 4x10km Relay M: February 19 Men's Sprint 1.4km Freestyle Final: February 22 Women's Sprint 1.2km Freestyle Final: February 22 Women's 30km Freestyle Mass Start: February 24 Men's 50km Freestyle Mass Start: February 26
Women's Moguls: Shannon Bahrke, 10th Men's Moguls: Toby Dawson, 3rd Women's Aerials: February 22 Men's Aerials: February 23
NH Individual: Alan Alborn, 40th LH Individual: February 18 LH Team: February 20 Nordic Combined Individual Gundersen NH/15km: Todd Lodwick, 8th Team LH/4x5km: 7th (Bill Demong, Todd Lodwick, Johnny Spillane, Carl Van Loan) Sprint LH/7.5km: February 21
Men's Halfpipe: Shaun White, 1st Women's Halfpipe: Hannah Teter, 1st Men's Snowboardcross: Seth Wescott, 1st Women's Snowboardcross: February 17 Men's Parallel Giant Slalom: February 22 Women's Parallel Giant Slalom: February 23

Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival
Whistler April 14-23 2006

Telus World Festival


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