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Fog pushes back start of men’s snowboard cross, cancels qualifying runs

Feb 17, 2014, 2:30 AM EDT

Snowboard cross is one of those events that leads to its fair share of crashes under normal circumstances, so imagine throwing reduced visibility thanks to fog in the mix. The latest news is that snowboard snow cross qualifying runs have been canceled, according to NBC’s Skyler Wilder:

In case you’re wondering how seeding will be handled, then, Wilder provides that info and an idea of the foggy conditions:

The New York Times’ Doug Mills shared another image of the fog:

Todd Richards provided a more abstract account.

Either way, it doesn’t sound like an ideal situation for snowboard cross. We’ll find out if the conditions improve on Monday.

  1. kirisyko - Feb 17, 2014 at 11:16 AM

    Reblogged this on Sykose Extreme Sports News.

  2. feonicamartinez - Feb 19, 2014 at 1:02 AM

    Oh well, this foggy dude will definitely be not the reason to ruin Winter Game..

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