Olympic Snowboarding Betting Odds for PyeongChang 2018

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Winter sports fans who are looking for Olympic snowboarding betting odds for PyeongChang 2018 are in luck as this page is geared towards you. Snowboarding is one of the most popular snow sports in the world and come time for the odds makers to decide the odds on who will win each event, snowboarding should be one of the hottest sports to bet on as well.

This page will not only provide future players with the betting odds, but it will also explain all the necessary information needed to be educated on snowboarding, give insight into what teams or individuals to look out for and explain the rules behind every event.

Olympic Snowboarding Betting Odds for PyeongChang 2018

Of all the events set to take place at the 2018 Winter Olympics, snowboarding is perhaps among the most high-profile – and for good reason. The athletes that participate in this grueling and death-defying sport (in all its disciplines), owing to snowboarding’s genesis in the extreme sports world, are just a little bit more outspoken, charismatic and somehow cooler – and thus more marketable – than the average Olympian. This combination of exciting Olympics snowboarding action, whether on the slopes or above the halfpipe, and entertaining public personalities drives much of the interest in finding out the current PyeongChang 2018 Olympics snowboarding betting odds.

The major legal offshore sportsbook websites we recommend for our readers are currently listing the odds on this headlining Winter Olympics event, and below you’ll find all the details. Don’t miss out on your chance to cash out a huge winning ticket by wagering on the Olympics snowboarding competition this year, and check back at the Winter Olympics betting sections of top sportsbook sites like Bovada or Bet365 for all the updates.

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Men’s Slope Style Snowboarding Odds

Slope style has only been around at the Olympic level since the Sochi Winter Games in 2014, but this exciting sport, which has its roots in BMX riding, is a freestyle discipline in which riders try to grind on rails, perform spins and do flips down a course littered with obstacles. The Olympic men’s Slope Style snowboarding odds at Bovada and Bet365 indicate that this could be one of the more evenly matched competitions inside the broader snowboarding category.

Olympic Men's Slope Style Betting Odds

Marcus Kleveland (NOR) +550
Mark McMorris (CAN) +550
Redmond Gerard (USA) +550
Hiroaki Kunitake (JPN) +650
Kyle Mack (USA) +750
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Olympic Men’s Slope Style Snowboarding Medal Results

Team USA’s historical dominance in snowboarding events was upheld by 17-year-old Redmond Gerard, who, though tied against high-level foes from Norway and Canada and not far ahead of Japan’s best on the betting boards at Bovada and Bet365, nevertheless won gold in his Winter Olympics debut. The Olympic men’s Slope Style Snowboarding medal results also featured a silver-medal finish from Max Parrot and Mark McMorris, both hailing from Canada. For his part, Parrot was well outside the top five on the betting boards at the leading legal offshore Olympics betting sites, so his second-place result was especially encouraging for the future of Canadian snowboarding at this edition of the Winter Games.

Olympic Men’s Slope Style Results

Redmond Gerard (USA)

Max Parrot (CAN)

Mark McMorris (CAN)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Women’s Slope Style Snowboarding Odds

Slope Style gives competitors a chance to express themselves in a really creative way, often without the imminent prospect of death like the halfpipe, which is why this event remains consistently popular in extreme sports competitions. Since making its debut at the Winter Games in 2014, the Olympic women’s Slope Style snowboarding odds have favored the USA, though at the PyeongChang 2018 Games it looks like a varied field will be neck-and-neck for the three medal positions.

Olympic Women's Slope Style Betting Odds

Julia Marino (USA) +300
Jamie Anderson (USA) +350
Enni Rukajarvi (FIN) +400
Reira Iwabuchi (JPN) +600
Katie Ormerod (GBR) +900
Odds For All Competitors

Olympic Women’s Slope Style Snowboarding Medal Results

Team USA claimed first place in the Olympic Women’s Slope Style Snowboarding medal results, but that’s not a huge surprise considering gold medalist Jamie Anderson was sitting on a very close second spot on the Bovada and Bet365 betting boards for this event. Team Canada’s Laurie Blouin surprised the crowd by winning silver, as she wasn’t in the top five on the betting boards, earning bettors who favored her a sizeable payout. Enni Rukajarvi of Finland finished with a bronze medal though she occupied third place on the aforementioned betting boards, a testament to the outstanding performance of the Canadienne rider in this particular event.

Olympic Women’s Slope Style Results

Jamie Anderson (USA)

Laurie Blouin (CAN)

Enni Rukajarvi (FIN)

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Men’s Halfpipe Betting Odds

When it comes to snowboarding competitions, the halfpipe is where it all got started. The walls of the ‘pipe were made even taller a few years back, enabling riders to get more air and do even sicker tricks than ever before. Look for the US – the originator of this awe-inspiring, teeth-clenching extreme sport – to dominate, but with Shaun White showing his age, it might be time for a Japanese, Austrian or even another American to take his place at the top of the pile in the Olympic men’s halfpipe betting odds.

Olympic Men's Halfpipe Betting Odds

Shaun White (USA) +185
Ayuma Hirano (JPN) +400
Yuto Totsuka (JPN) +400
Ben Ferguson (USA) +500
Scott James (AUT) +500
Odds For All Competitors

Olympic Men’s Halfpipe Medal Results

American snowboarding phenomenon Shaun White, 31, the pioneer of many a snowboarding stunt and arguably the foremost athlete in the sport around the globe, has done what seemed impossible: he came out on top in the Olympic Men’s Halfpipe medal results for a third time. White, who first claimed gold at the Torino 2006 Winter Games, went on to win the event at Vancouver 2010 as well, but finished fourth at Sochi 2014, making his third gold in the halfpipe a story of personal triumph and an Olympic record. Finishing with silver in the halfpipe was up-and-comer Ayumu Hirano of Japan, while the bronze medal was claimed by Australian Scotty James – both of which are making their second Winter Olympics appearance. This may be the last Olympic Games for White, who, having achieved this feat, has secured his place as one of the legends in the snowboarding world

Olympic Men’s Halfpipe Results

Shaun White (USA)

Ayuma Hirano (JPN)

Scott James (AUT)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Women’s Halfpipe Betting Odds

Female snowboarders are known to be just as fearless – if not more so – than their male counterparts, and nowhere is this better exemplified than the halfpipe, which was heightened by several meters within the last few years to allow for even higher jumps and crazier stunts. The Olympic women’s Halfpipe betting odds have boarders from the USA occupying most of the top spots, but Spain is looking to get in on the gold fever for the first time ever in this death-defying event.

Olympic Women's Halfpipe Betting Odds

Chloe Kim (USA) +200
Kelly Clark (USA) +350
Maddie Mastro (USA) +400
Queralt Castellet (ESP) +500
Arielle Gold (USA) +700
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Olympic Women’s Halfpipe Medal Results

The Olympic Women’s Halfpipe medal results are in, and it was very nearly a clean sweep for the gals from Team USA. Chloe Kim took the gold medal - just as expected, being as she led the Bovada and Bet365 leaderboards – and her team mate Arielle Gold nabbed bronze with a better than expected showing from the fifth-ranked rider going into the competition. The silver medal was claimed in shockingly impressive fashion by Liu Jiayu of China. Liu didn’t have a top-five ranking when the odds on the event were first tabulated, meaning that bettors who liked her chances got a pretty sizeable payout if they locked in their wagers prior to last night’s epic contest. Sharp punters would do well to keep an eye on this Chinese upstart from now on at the remaining PyeongChang 2018 snowboarding events in which she’ll be making an appearance.

Olympic Women’s Halfpipe Results

Chloe Kim (USA)

Liu Jiayu (CHI)

Arielle Gold (USA)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Men’s Snowboard Cross Betting Odds

The snowboard cross is a mass-start race event, with riders jockeying for position as they race down a hill filled with moguls, jumps, pits and other obstacles in a style very reminiscent of a motocross or BMX race. The Austrians and the French are ahead in terms of the Olympic men’s Snowboard Cross betting odds available at Bovada, but third place could be largely up for grabs between several nations’ best riders.

Olympic Men's Snowboard Cross Odds

Alex Pullin ( AUS) +350
Pierre Vaultier (FRA) +350
Alessandro Hammerle (AUT) +450
Jarryd Hughes (AUS) +500
Omar Visintin (ITA) +500
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Olympic Men’s Snowboard Cross Medal Results

The Olympic Men’s Snowboard Cross medal results are in at last, and this particular event was mostly a series of unlooked for outcomes. It was always going to be a toss-up as to who would win the gold medal, as Alex Pullin of Australia and Pierre Vaultier had equal chances to do so, but it ended up being the Frenchman who did the deed, and in high style. Jarryd Hughes of of Austrialia, who was actually quite far back on the betting board at Bovada, grabbed the silver medal, but his wasn’t the really shocking performance of the men’s snowboard cross. That honor goes to Regino Hernandez of Spain, who seemingly came out of nowhere to grab the bronze medal – the first medal of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games for Spain.

Olympic Men’s Snowboard Cross Results

Pierre Vaultier (FRA)

Jarryd Hughes (AUS)

Regino Hernandez (ESP)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Women’s Snowboard Cross Betting Odds

Among the fastest and fastest-growing Winter Olympic sports is the snowboard cross. This event takes page from motocross and BMX events in that contestants race to the bottom of the hill – over hills, moguls, jumps, bumps and humps – in a mass-start format. The Olympic women’s Snowboard Cross betting odds currently favor French boarders, but it’s actually a stacked field with most participants close to each other in terms of their chances to make the podium.

Olympic Women's Snowboard Cross Odds

Chloe Trespeuch (FRA) +400
Charlotte Bankes (FRA) +450
Lindsey Jacobellis (USA) +500
Nelly Moenne Loccoz (FRA) +500
Eva Samkova (CZE) +600
Faye Gulini (USA) +600
Michela Moioli (ITA) +600
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Olympic Women’s Snowboard Cross Medals Results

Italy’s gold medal stack at PyeongChang 2018 increased in size just a little bit more when Michela Moioli overcame and upset the top-ranked riders (representing old rivals France and the United States) occupying the rarified air at the top of the betting board at leading legal online sportsbook Bovada. The Olympic Women’s Snowboard Cross medals results also show Julia Pereira De Sousa Mabileau of France, who wasn’t even in the top 10 in terms of the moneyline odds assigned to her, claiming silver for her nation, While Eva Samkova, of the Czech Republic crossed the finish line in third place to secure a bronze medal and a place on the winners’ podium. Just to show how close this women’s snowboard cross event was, the third and first place finishers had exactly the same odds going into the race, so this one could ultimately have gone lots of ways.

Olympic Women’s Snowboard Cross Results

Michela Moioli (ITA)

Julia Pereira De Sousa Mabileau (FRA)

Eva Samkova (CZE)

PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics Men's Big Air Betting Odds

This Winter Olympics jam is all about getting the tallest jump possible. Think of the Big Air competition like the snowboarding equivalent to the ski jump, though of course there is less airtime involved, even if the technical display is not less impressive. The Canadians and Norwegians are all more or less tied on the Olympic men’s Big Air betting odds section at Bovada, but don’t count the USA out either.

Olympic Men's Big Air Betting Odds

Maxence Parrot (CAN) +400
Mark McMorris (CAN) +400
Marcus Kleveland (NOR) +500
Mons Roisland (NOR) +600
Chris Corning (USA) +700
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Olympic Men’s Big Air Medal Results

Whew! This event didn’t turn out like anybody expected it to end up, least of the all the experienced bookies at Bovada.lv, the world’s leading legal offshore Olympics betting site. The Olypmic Men’s Big Air medal results indicate a total shakeup in the from the predicted finishing order, as Canada’s Sebastien Toutant grabbed the gold medal with a truly incredible distance on the high-jump event. American Kyle Mack, who, like his Canadian counterpart, wasn’t even close to the top five listings on the digital betting boards, finished with a silver medal. The upsets keep coming in the bronze medal spot, as the United Kingdom’s Billy Morgan nabbed third spot on the podium, and he was in the plus-thousands position. Needless to say, if you picked any of these three fellows to win, then chances are you probably didn’t have to report to work on Monday, such would have been your real-money payout. But it just goes to show that it’s hard to call how Olympic events will turn out at PyeongChang 2018.

Olympic Men’s Big Air Results

Sebastien Toutant (CAN)

Kyle Mack (USA)

Bill Morgan (GBR)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Women’s Big Air Betting Odds

The Big Air competition is one of the Winter Olympics’ great equalizers. Hardly any of the nations represented have too much experience here, in an event that combines snowboarding with the ski jump, but it looks like Austria and the USA are vying for first place, though Finland, Japan and Great Britain all stand a good chance of making the podium.

Olympic Women's Big Air Betting Odds

Anna Gasser (AUT) +300
Jamie Anderson (USA) +350
Enni Rukajarvi (FIN) +400
Reira Iwabuchi (JPN) +600
Katie Ormerod (GBR) +900
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Olympic Women’s Big Air Medal Results

In a day of Winter Olympics filled with upsets, the Olympic Women’s Big Air medal results showed that sometimes things go almost exactly to plan. In this case, the bookies at leading legal offshore Olympics betting site Bovada.lv predicted a gold medal for Austria’s Anna Gasser, and that’s what she got. Gasser demolished all comers with an intricately precise performance that nobody else could touch, not even runner-up Jamie Anderson of Team USA. Anderson was right behind Gasser on the betting board at Bovada in terms of her odds to win, but she just didn’t have it together quite as much on Feb. 22 at the time of the contest. Third place and the bronze medal ended up going to New Zealand’s own Zoi Sadowski Synnott, who wasn’t even in the top five on the boards in terms of her chances to win the event. If you took the prop bet on her making it onto the podium then you probably made out quite well, but truthfully neither did the bettors who liked Gasser’s chances as this was a very closely matched contest indeed.

Olympic Women’s Big Air Results

Anna Gasser (AUT)

Jamie Anderson (USA)

Zoi Sadowski Synnott (NZL)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom Odds

The Olympic men’s Parallel Giant Slalom odds at Bovada show a pretty evenly matched field, though the Swiss and their Austrian neighbors have the edge, if however slightly, on the betting boards. This fast-paced race to the bottom of the hill has two snowboarders go head-to-head for the fastest time, scooting at speeds of up to 70 kilometers per hour as they go for gold.

Olympic Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Odds

Nevin Galmarini (SUI) +400
Alexander Payer (AUT) +500
Andrey Sobolev (OAR) +500
Roland Fischnaller (ITA) +550
Rok Marguc (SLO) +600
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Olympic Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom Medal Results

Other than a convincing win by the top-listed Nevin Galmarini, the Olympic Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom medal results contained nothing short of a total upheaval compared to how it was foreseen by the bookies at Bovada, the leading legal internet-based Olympics betting site. The PyeongChang 2018 Winter Games saw their fair share of unlooked for outcomes, but few were as dramatic as the one that unfolded in the Giant Slalom. Switzerland’s Galmarini nabbed the gold medal as expected, but the Republic of Korea’s Lee Sangho wasn’t even in the top 10 on the betting boards but he still got the silver medal for his efforts. Zan Kosir of Slovenia, who was literally close to the bottom third of athletes expected to win a medal in this event at PyeongChang, nevertheless claimed the bronze medal at the age of 33 in what will probably be his final run at Olympic glory. It was a big night for snowboarding fans, and if you picked any of these boarders then you probably had a big winning ticket to cash out as well.

Olympic Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom Results

Nevin Galmarini (SUI)

Lee Sangho (KOR)

Zan Kosir (SLO)

PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Odds

Taking a cue from the long-established Giant Slalom race in downhill skiing, this is a fairly new Winter Olympics snowboarding discipline that has nevertheless gained a lot of momentum in recent years. Competitors from northern Europe have the advantage here, as their Alpine skiing tradition often makes the difference over the tricks-oriented North American style. The Czechs are way in the lead in terms of the Olympic women’s Parallel Giant Slalom odds.

Olympic Women's Parallel Giant Slalom Odds

Ester Ledecka (CZE) -150
Julia Dujmovits (AUT) +650
Ina Meschik (AUT) +900
Ramona Theresia Hofmeister (GER) +900
Claudia Riegler (AUT) +1200
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Olympic Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Medal Results

The Czech Republic’s Ester Ledecka did her country proud with a solid win in the parallel giant slalom, going head to head against the best the world had to offer – but outlasting them all as only a bona fide favorite going into the even could do – to claim Olympic gold for Czechia. The Olympic Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom medal results were otherwise dominated by the ladies from Team Germany, which was largely what the bookies at Bovada.lv were calling for, though there was a surprise in the order of finishers in the one-on-one racing event. The silver medal went to underdog Selina Joerg, who wasn’t even remotely close to the top five entrants according to the legal online betting board available at Bovada, but the bronze medal was claimed by her countrywoman Ramona Theresia Hofmeister. The former boarder may have been a massive underdog, but Hofmeister was a long shot in her own right, listing with +900 odds prior to the event.

Olympic Women’s Parallel Giant Slalom Results

Ester Ledecka (CZE)

Selina Joerg (GER)

Ramona Theresia Hofmeister (GER)

What Events Make Up Snowboarding At the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games?

There are five different events associated with snowboarding at the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang and all of them have both men’s and women’s competitions, making for a total of 10 snowboarding events at this edition of the Winter Games. “Big Air” is new to the Olympics and millennials everywhere can’t wait to see it, as participants fly off ramps that launch them higher than any other snowboard jumps to come before. Then there are the parallel giant slalom, the half pipe, the snowboard cross, and the slopestyle. Again, all of these events provide men’s and women’s competitions.

What Are The Rules For Olympic Snowboarding?

All of the snowboarding events during the PyeongChang Olympics will be held at the Bokwang Snow Park. Each specific event has its own set of rules and course layout, which are all explained below.

Parallel Giant Slalom

This event sends two athletes down a hill at the same time as they slalom parallel to each other. The elevation difference is anywhere between 120-200 meters, the length between 400-700 meters, and a minimum of 18 gates. The distance between each participant’s courses must be between 20 and 27 meters. The degree of the slopes must be 16 degrees and the width must be at least 40 meters.

Half Pipe

This competition sees six judges decide the overall score by taking into account the height, rotations, techniques and degree of difficulty of a particular routine of tricks performed by riders traveling down a gradually sloped U-shaped course. The score scale goes from 0 to 100 points, and the rankings are decided by the highest score the participants receive after two runs. The half pipe has a slope of about 17.5 degrees, has a recommended length of 170 meters, a height of 6.7 meters, and the width of the semi-circle should be between 19-22 meters.

Snowboard Cross

This is a grouped snowboarding event in which four to six athletes race down the designed course where there will be obstacles like jumps, spine transfers, rollers and banks. Whoever finishes the course first wins the race. The length of the race is 1,050 meters at a 12-degree downward slope. The slope’s width is 40 meters, and the track is 6-16 meters wide. Snowboard cross races can feature fields of up to 36 athletes vying to qualify for the finals after their times from the preliminaries are added up. After that the top two (and sometimes three) athletes from one team will continue on to the next round.

Slope Style

Another race in which the competitors have obstacles, slope style is separated this discipline from snowboard cross is that the competing athletes can actually pick the objects they want to perform with. Available choices are obstacles such as rails, tables, boxes, walls and jump pads. A group of six judges base their overall scores off of height, rotations, techniques and degree of difficulty. Slopestyle has a minimum elevation of 150 meters, a slope slant of 12 degrees or more, a minimum width of 30 meters, a minimum of six obstacles (jumps and the various objects listed above), and three or more jumping pads.

Who Are The Favorites In Snowboarding For The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games?

Snowboarding was invented in the United States, so it is no surprise to see that the US has racked up the most snowboarding medals since it became an Olympic sport back in 1998. They have 24 total medals, and the next highest total is 12 from Switzerland, and 10 from France. Vic Wild of France won gold in both the men’s parallel slalom and the men’s giant parallel slalom but it was the United States who won the most gold’s as a team. Sage Kotsenburg (Slopestyle men), Kaitlyn Farrington (Half-pipe women), and Jamie Anderson (Slopestyle women), all took home the top prize.

Can American Players Legally Wager On The 2018 PyeongChang Snowboarding Events?

Anyone inside of the United States that is within their states age limits for gambling, can wager on snowboarding in the 2018 Olympics. There are plenty of safe and legal websites that are licensed and regulated outside of the country. These sites offer up to date Olympic betting odds on every event in the Olympics, not just snowboarding.

2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics – Snowboarding Event Quick Facts

  • Snowboarding was originally named “Snurfing” (combination of snow and surfing)
  • Started as early as 1910. There is evidence of people strapping wooden boards to their feet and using horse reigns to maneuver down mountains.
  • Sherman Poppen, who is credited as having invented the snowboard (He called it a snurfer), created the first competitions in Michigan in the 1970’s.
Snowboarding Events Schedule - 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics
February 10th Men's Slopestyle Qualification
February 11th Men's Slopestyle Final / Ladie's Slopestyle Qualification
February 12th Ladies' Slopestyle Final
February 13th Ladies' Halfpipe Qualification
February 14th Ladies' Halfpipe Final / Men's Halfpipe Qualification / Men's Snowboard Cross
February 15th Men's Halfpipe Final
February 16th Ladies' Snowboard Cross
February 19th Ladies' Big Air Qualification
February 21st Men's Big Air Qualification
February 22nd Ladies'/Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Qualifications
February 23rd Ladies' Big Air Final
February 24th Men's Big Air Final / Ladies'-Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Final

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