January 26, 2011
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Steamboat snowboarder Matt Ladley said he's feeling alright after an accident Sunday evening kept him from the X Games superpipe finals.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley was fifth in qualifications at the X Games. Snowboarders Maddy Schaffrick and Arielle Gold take to the pipe Saturday.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley qualified for the finals of the X Games super-pipe Thursday, throwing down a slick opening run in the elimination event in Aspen.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley finished fourth Thursday at the Winter X Games Europe.
Even without some of the top tricks, Steamboat Springs’ Matt Ladley finished second Saturday at the inaugural World Snowboarding Championships in Oslo, Norway.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley took a big step forward in his second trip to the finals in the Winter X Games snowboard superpipe event in Aspen. He fell late in his last run through the pipe, however, and came up short of the podium.
Steamboat Springs snowboarder Matt Ladley blasted through the semifinals Friday at the Winter Dew Tour in Killington, Vt.
A week after finishing second at the Grand Prix, Steamboat’s Maddy Schaffrick followed it up Saturday with a fourth-place finish at the Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge.
Like most aspiring snowboarders, Matt Ladley grew up playing the Winter X Games video game and watching the Aspen staple unfold on ESPN each winter. After spending the past two years as an alternate for the X Games SuperPipe event, Ladley — who is having his best season yet — now has a full invite for Winter X Games 15’s marquee snowboard event.