Russian snowboarder Alyona Zvarzina


In Russia the parallel giant snowboard slalom hasn’t been around for all that long – only about 15 years, but this has been long enough for certain Russian athletes to become champions, making a name for themselves in the sport. One such snowboarder is Alena Zavarzina, Russia’s first World Champion in the parallel giant slalom.

As far as winter sports are concerned, none evoke such strong emotions as the parallel giant slalom. Its name not only excites the imagination, but also prepares fans for a battle, promising an energetic and unforgettable show. In Russia the parallel giant snowboard slalom hasn’t been around for all that long – only about 15 years, but this has been long enough for certain Russian athletes to become champions, making a name for themselves in the sport. One such snowboarder is Alena Zavarzina, Russia’s first World Champion in the parallel giant slalom.