5 local riders named to US Snowboard Team
December 5, 2014
The U.S. Snowboarding Team is loaded with Steamboat Springs talent.
The team, announced this week, included plenty of veterans, a collection of Olympians, a handful of young faces and lots of Steamboat.
Taylor Gold and Matt Ladley are on the men's half-pipe team while Arielle Gold and Maddy Schaffrick are on the women's half-pipe team.
Nik Baden, meanwhile, joins the men's slope-style team.
Greg Bretz, Ben Gerguson, Chase Josey and Louie Vito also are on the men's half-pipe team while Kelly Clark, Chloe Kim and Hannah Teter are competing on the women's squad.
Sage Kotsenburg, Eric Beauchemin, Brandon Davis, Chas Guldemond, Kyle Mack, Ryan Stassel and Eric Willett are on the men's slope-style team. Jessika Jenson, Ty Walker and Karly Shorr are on the women's team.