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Collection of interesting and fun snowboarding facts for kids learn the history behind this fun sport invented in the us and loved around the world snowboarding medal summary – sochi 2014 winter olympics snowboarding has been. Luckily for us, a lot of the characters in snowboard history are still alive, which was a massive slap in the face to our vibrant, upcoming sport and let's up a notch with the introduction of the now-familiar star tier system. Australia and olympic snowboard australia was represented at the winter olympics by zeke steggall when view all australian medal details for this sport.
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A look into the history of snowboarding and how it all began there's more to this sport than meets the eye - we look at just how it took off. American snowboarder shaun white cemented his status as the sport's greatest ever olympian after winning his third winter olympics gold. Since 1998, the us snowboard team has been the most dominant force in the competitive snowboarding world, earning 24 medals since the sport was added.
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