Todd Richards (snowboarder)
Todd Richards (born December 28, 1969) is a snowboarder from Paxton, Massachusetts. Richards is regarded as an influential free style snowboarder, who helped introduce "skate style" at a time when the sport was mainly influenced by alpine racing events.
Richards won two US Open halfpipe titles. He was a member of the 1998 US Olympic Halfpipe Team. He published an autobiography, P3: Parks, Pipes, and Powder in 2003. He produces a series of webisodes entitled Todcasts for Quiksilver and has been NBC's official color announcer of snowboarding, having done color commentary for the Torino, Vancouver, and Sochi Olympic Games. Richards was invited to host a Signature Session™ at High Cascade Snowboard Camp in the summer of 2009.
He is the subject of a documentary entitled "Me, Myself and I" released in 2009. He also plays a former extreme skier, who became a doctor after a skiing accident left him paralyzed, named "Barry" in the 2001 movie Out Cold.
|This biographical article related to snowboarding in the United States is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|