Snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Paralympics

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The snowboard events at the 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will be held on March 12, 2018 and March 16, 2018 at Bokwang Phoenix Park .

History[change | change source]

This is the first time that the discipline is officially represented at the Games. At the earlier edition of the Games, snowboarding was included with para-alpine skiing events .[1][2]

Program[change | change source]

Two types of events will be present:

  • Snowboard Cross: competition where the people race against each other on a course with a whole range of obstacles: banked turns, rollers, spines, jumps, etc.
  • Banked Slalom: competition whose competitors make the route through gates

Disability categories are either upper body (SB-UL) or lower body (SB-LL-1 and SB-LL-2). There are ten medals people can win. They are in SBX: SB-LL1 Men, SB-LL1 Women, SB-LL2M, SB-LL2W, SB-UL Men; BSL: SB-LL1 Men, SB-LL1 Women, SB-LL2M, SB-LL2W, and SB-UL Men.[3]

Medal summary[change | change source]

Medal table[change | change source]

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1 United States (USA)55313
2 Netherlands (NED)2215
3 Australia (AUS)1012
 Finland (FIN)1012
 Japan (JPN)1012
6 France (FRA)0112
7 Austria (AUT)0101
 Italy (ITA)0101
9 Croatia (CRO)0011
 Spain (ESP)0011
Totals (10 nations)10101030

Women's events[change | change source]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Banked slalom
details
SB-LL1[4] Brenna Huckaby
 United States
56.17 Cécile Hernandez
 France
56.53 Amy Purdy
 United States
1:05.40
SB-LL2[5] Bibian Mentel-Spee
 Netherlands
56.94 Brittani Coury
 United States
59.87 Lisa Bunschoten
 Netherlands
1:00.04
Snowboard cross
details
SB-LL1[6] Brenna Huckaby
 United States
Amy Purdy
 United States
Cécile Hernandez
 France
SB-LL2[7] Bibian Mentel-Spee
 Netherlands
Lisa Bunschoten
 Netherlands
Astrid Fina Paredes
 Spain

Men's events[change | change source]

Event Class Gold Silver Bronze
Banked slalom
details
SB-LL1[8] Noah Elliott
 United States
51.90 Mike Schultz
 United States
53.42 Bruno Bošnjak
 Croatia
54.08
SB-LL2[9] Gurimu Narita
 Japan
48.68 Evan Strong
 United States
49.20 Matti Suur-Hamari
 Finland
49.51
SB-UL[10] Mike Minor
 United States
50.77 Patrick Mayrhofer
 Austria
51.36 Simon Patmore
 Australia
51.99
Snowboard cross
details
SB-LL1[11] Mike Schultz
 United States
Chris Vos
 Netherlands
Noah Elliott
 United States
SB-LL2[12] Matti Suur-Hamari
 Finland
Keith Gabel
 United States
Gurimu Narita
 Japan
SB-UL[13] Simon Patmore
 Australia
Manuel Pozzerle
 Italy
Mike Minor
 United States

References[change | change source]

  1. "2018 PyeongChang Paralympic Winter Games: What you need to know". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  2. "Österreich Journal". Australian Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. "Zimowe dyscypliny Paraolimpijskie". Polski Komitet Paraolimpijski (in Polish). Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 20 February 2018.
  4. "Medals and Ranking — Women's Banked Slalom SB-LL1". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  5. "Medals and Ranking — Women's Banked Slalom SB-LL2". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  6. "Medals and Ranking — Women's Snowboard Cross SB-LL1". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 12 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  7. "Medals and Ranking — Women's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 12 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  8. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL1". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  9. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Banked Slalom SB-LL2". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  10. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Banked Slalom SB-UL". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 16 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  11. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL1". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  12. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Snowboard Cross SB-LL2". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 12 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  13. "Medals and Ranking — Men's Snowboard Cross SB-UL". PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games. 12 March 2018. Archived from the original on 17 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.