Travis Rice gives a presentation during the course preview day of the Natural Selection Tour; (photo/Natural Selection Tour)

Watch: Natural Selection Tour Live Kicks Off Today in Jackson Hole

Get front row (virtual) seats to see the best athletes in snowboarding compete head to head in the backcountry at Natural Selection Tour.

The first stop of the 2022 Natural Selection Tour at Jackson Hole officially starts today (the competition began this morning). Watch live on GearJunkie now and be sure to tune in to watch the finals later this week.

The invited field of 24 pro snowboarders — 16 men and eight women — will be competing inbounds at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, across 16 acres of rugged, natural terrain.

Natural Selection Competition Brackets: The Finals

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Watch Natural Selection Live

The YETI Natural Selection at Jackson Hole marks the first stop on the three-stop tour. Stop two of Natural Selection will be at Baldface Lodge in British Columbia, Canada; and stop three will throw down in Alaska’s Tordrillo Mountains.

a steep snowy mountainside scattered with terrain features at the natural selection tour course in british columbia
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Mary Murphy

Mary is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and is based in GearJunkie's Denver, Colo. office. She has a degree in English and journalism, and has a background in both newspaper and magazine writing. Her outdoor interests span from running to sport climbing, from landscape photography to skiing to pack-paddleboarding. If she's not writing, you can most likely find her at the top of a fourteener, or in a local bakery.