Each event had its own maximum number of quota spots, however slopestyle and big air were calculated jointly per nation. Retrieved from " https: In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Wescott just holds off Robertson Seth Wescott gets to the line just inches ahead of Robertson in a nail-biting finish to the men's snowboard cross. There are also some even more obscure grabs that are more complex than an experimental Radiohead remix album, but may just crop up once in a blue moon. This page was last edited on 27 Septemberat
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Articles with obsolete information from February All Wikipedia articles in need of updating. Taking off Switch, landing Switch, or both, is harder, so adds to the difficulty points.
The pictograms for big airhalfpipeparallel giant slalomslopestyleand snowboard cross events. Similarly, landing on the Flat will cause judges to deduct points, and the waiting medical staff to leap to their feet. Snowboarding is a sport at the Winter Olympic Games. Chronological summary Medal table List of medalists.
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|This is both good, in so much as it is in keeping with the free-spirited nature of the sport, but is also bad as it can lead to suggestions of inconsistency and confusion in knowing precisely what the judges are looking for.
With the race to spin and dip as much as possible potentially coming to a standstill, riders can further increase the difficult of their trick in numerous ways. In Big Air snowboarding Revert is seen as a bad thing, and points will be deducted from riders who do it. This page was last edited on 20 Septemberat This is done to add style, and shows the judges that they are in control of their trick. The parallel slalom event, which made its debut four years earlier at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, was dropped from the games in in favour of a new big air event.
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A total of athletes from 30 nations including the IOC 's designation of Olympic Athletes from Russia were scheduled to participate the numbers of athletes are shown in parentheses.
Giant slalom in ; parallel giant slalom since Knuckle The Knuckle is area after the jump, when the terrain goes from being horizontal to sloping down to become the landing.
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Similarly, landing on the Flat will cause judges to deduct points, and the waiting medical staff to leap to their feet.
The riders with the highest score go through to the final.
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|Whether or not this is true is a debate for another time, and ideally when this author is not in ear shot. Grab A Grab is when a rider grabs their board with their hand or hands. The discipline proved an instant success and returned to Salt Lake City four years later with parallel giant slalom and halfpipe competitions.
Regular and Goofy This is the stance in which the snowboarders stands on their board. Taking off Switch, landing Switch, or both, is harder, so adds to the difficulty points. Events at the Winter Olympics Pyeongchang. Big air was added for