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 Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.