Snowboarding world championships moved to Aspen from China

<p>OBERHOFEN, Switzerland &mdash; The snowboarding world championships were moved Tuesday from China to the United States because of travel restrictions related to the coronavirus pandemic.</p>
<p>The International Ski Federation said Aspen will stage slopestyle, halfpipe and big air events from March 8-16. Zhangjiakuo had been scheduled to host the event from Feb. 18-28.</p>
<p>The Colorado resort will also now host four World Cup events — two each in snowboard and freeki — after the worlds.</p>
<p>All the events are subject to changing travel limits and quarantine demands as more transmissible variants of COVID-19 spread.</p>
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