The 29th Annual USASA National Championships kicked off at Copper Mountain, CO with the opening ceremonies celebrating 1,900 competitors. These athletes came from 32 regional series across the United States.

Snowboard competitions were completed the first week of April and NYSEF had a few athletes competing against the best snowboarders in the country. NYSEF Athletes were top competitors in the slope style, boarder cross and rail jam competitions.

Snowboarders: Colin Bentley, Shannon Bentley, Kevin Xiao and Zach Sprott-Scribner participated in the week-long competitions. We would also like to recognize Max Smith, an independent New York athlete who was represented by our coaching staff, for their accomplishment at Nationals.


Colin Bentley (Age Group: Junior)

50th in Slope Style and 29th in the Rail Jam

Shannon Bentley (Age Group: Youth)

20th in Slope Style and 7th in the Rail Jam

Kevin Xiao (Age Group: Jams)

6th in Slope Style

Zach Sprott-Scribner (Age Group: Open)

43rd in the Boarder Cross

Max Smith (Age Group: Menehune)

50th in Slope Style

More information on USASA Nationals can be found here.