NPR's team in Beijing put together moments and storylines that stuck out — including those that showed immense inner strength, athleticism and grace.
Despite a fall during one of their qualifying runs, Shaun White and Chloe Kim were able to move on to the medal round of the men's and women's halfpipe events.
American snowboarder Julia Marino took silver in the women's snowboard slopestyle final on Sunday coming in second after New Zealand's Zoi Sadowski Synnott.
The 2022 Winter Olympics are set to begin this week in Beijing, China. And viewers will be able to tune into a series of new events appearing at the Games.
Ski areas are seeing record sales of season passes as people look for outdoor exercise this winter. Most are requiring masks, limiting lodge use, and making people put their boots on at their cars.
The founder of the massive snowboarding brand Burton Snowboards died Wednesday from complications due to cancer. He was 65.
The men's final was a duel between America's Shaun White, Japan's Ayumu Hirano, and Australia's Scotty James. It all came down to the third run.
During the weekend's slopestyle competition, Finnish snowboarding coach Antti Koskinen was casually knitting at the top of the course.
The women's giant slalom race was postponed because of adverse weather conditions — but a women's snowboarding event moved forward, resulting in a number of crashes and falls.