8 January 2014 Last updated at 16:24

Sochi 2014: Guide to snowboard cross

22nd Winter Olympics

  • Venue: Sochi, Russia
  • Date: 7-23 February

Coverage: Live on BBC TV, Red Button, BBC Sport website, Connected TVs, BBC Sport app and Radio 5 live

Watch BBC Sport's guide to snowboard cross ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Snowboard cross, which made its Olympic debut in Turin 2006, has a similar race format to BMX, with riders tackling a course studded with jumps, bumps and huge turns as they battle to reach the finish first.

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