Snowboarder Elena Hight placed 10th in the women's halfpipe snowboarding competition in Vancouver on Thursday. Her teammates, Hannah Teter and Kelly Clark took silver and bronze, respectively. The snowboarding competition has three rounds: qualifications, semifinals and finals. In each round, the athletes make 2 runs down the half pipe. The top 6 riders advance. The rest then have to compete for the remaining 6 spots leaving a dozen final snowboarders in the finals.Seven judges grade...Read Full Story
U.S. Women's Snowboarded Elena Hight took a disappointing 10th place finish in the women's halfpipe competition in Vancouver on Thursday. Her teammates, Hannah Teter and Kelly Clark nabbed the silver and bronze, respectively. Snowboarders go through three rounds: Qualifications, semifinals and finals. In each round, riders make two runs down the half pipe and the top six advance automatically. The rest then battle it out for the remaining six spots leaving 12 riders in the finals to go...Read Full Story
(Getty)Elena Hight might have the perfect snowboarder last name. It's a lot to live up to, but South Lake Tahoe native manages. It doesn't hurt that she has youth on her side. She placed sixth in the Women's halfpipe at Torino in 2006 (when she was just 16-years old) and has turned in a handful of respectful results in competitions since, including third in the 2003's World Cup. Elena Hight is also friends with fellow Olympic snowboarder Kelly Clark, with whom she competes in the...Read Full Story
Elena Hight is a member of the U.S. Olympic team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Elena Hight is competing for medals in Olympic Snowboard. Find more Elena Hight news, pictures, and information here.Competing with Elena Hight in Olympic Snowboard are:Nate HollandEllery HollingsworthLindsey JacobellisTyler JewellShaun PalmerKevin PearceHannah TeterLouie VitoGraham WatanabeSeth WescottShaun WhiteEvent Schedule:February 15 1:45 PM Snowboard - Men's Snowboard Cross Qualification...Read Full Story
Elena Hight (born August 17, 1989) is an athlete from the United States who competes in snowboard. Find more Elena Hight news, pictures, and information here.