Snowboarding at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Snowboarding at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi was held at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. The events were held between 6 and 22 February 2014. A total of ten snowboarding events were held at Sochi 2014 which include parallel giant slalom, snowboard cross, half-pipe, and the new events of parallel slalom and slopestyle.
at the XXII Olympic Winter Games
Pictograms for, clockwise from top left, cross, halfpipe, slopestyle and giant parallel slalom.
|Venue||Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, Krasnaya Polyana, Russia|
|Dates||6–22 February 2014|
|No. of events||10|
|Competitors||243 from 31 nations|
A crash in practice from Norwegian slopestyle snowboarder Torstein Horgmo, who fractured his collarbone, and complaints from other athletes that some jumps were too steep prompted organisers to modify the slopestyle course in the week before the Games.
The following is the competition schedule for all ten events.
All times are (UTC+4).
|6 February||10:00||Men's and Women's slopestyle qualification|
|8 February||09:30||Men's slopestyle semifinals|
|9 February||10:30||Women's slopestyle qualification|
|11 February||14:00||Men's halfpipe|
|19:00||Men's halfpipe qualification|
|12 February||14:00||Women's halfpipe|
|19:00||Women's halfpipe qualification|
|16 February||11:00||Women's snowboard cross qualification|
|13:15||Women's snowboard cross|
|17 February||11:00||Men's snowboard cross qualification|
|13:30||Men's snowboard cross|
|19 February||09:00||Men's and Women's parallel giant slalom qualification|
|13:00||Men's and Women's parallel giant slalom|
|22 February||09:15||Men's and Women's parallel slalom qualification|
|13:15||Men's and Women's parallel slalom|
|1||United States (USA)||3||0||2||5|
|6||Czech Republic (CZE)||1||0||0||1|
|14||Great Britain (GBR)||0||0||1||1|
|Totals (14 nations)||10||10||10||30|
|Men's parallel slalom
|Men's parallel giant slalom
|Men's snowboard cross
|Women's parallel slalom
|Women's parallel giant slalom
|Women's snowboard cross
A total of 252 quota spots were available to athletes to compete at the games. A maximum of 24 athletes could be entered by a National Olympic Committee, with a maximum of 14 men or 14 women. The five different events had different quota amounts allocated to them. Countries are allowed to enter the same athlete into more than one event, further reducing the amount of athletes competing.
- "Competition Schedule". SOCOG. Retrieved 21 December 2013.
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- "Snowboarding Schedule and Results". SOOC. Retrieved 13 January 2014.
- "Qualification Systems for XXII Olympic Winter Games, Sochi 2014" (PDF). International Ski Federation. December 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2012.