Double-threat Devin Logan may have wanted to be an alpine racer, but thanks to her brother—and thankfully for the world of freeskiing—the 2014 Olympic slopestyle silver medalist chose the freeskiing track. (Getty Images/Cameron Spencer)
Westminster College honored its 23 Olympians, including five medals from current and past students, part of a longstanding partnership with the USSA.
Today, just about all your favorite athletes are on Twitter. But how did they get their start there? Check out their first-ever tweets. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Devin Logan made history Tuesday earning a silver medal in the thrilling debut of slopestyle skiing at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
The North Face is being honored by the USSA and SnowSports Industries America (SIA) for its work with the new Olympic sport of freeskiing. Photo: Diane Bondareff/Invision for The North Face/AP Images
Tonight, 11 athletes were nominated to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Angeli VanLaanen secured her spot on the first-ever Olympic team for halfpipe skiing Saturday with her win at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
Dara Howell of Canada took third, Julia Krass first and Keri Herman second at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Saturday at Park City, where Herman clinched her spot on the first-ever U.S. Olympic team for slopestyle skiing.
U.S. Freeskiing double-threat Devin Logan mathematically clinched her spot on the first-ever U.S. Olympic team for slopestyle skiing Friday with her impressive victory at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
Maddie Bowman clinched a nomination to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team Sunday with a win at the halfpipe final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face at Breckenridge.
A potent storm at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Breckenridge forced a jury decision to cancel Friday’s Visa U.S. Freeskiing slopestyle skiing finals, resulting in wins for Bobby Brown and Keri Herman based on qualifier results.
Brita Sigourney gained ground on Maddie Bowman in the U.S. Olympic qualification standings after her victory in Friday’s halfpipe final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series presented by The North Face.
The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, America’s top tour for freeskiing and snowboarding, is coming to Breckenridge Ski Resort Jan. 8-12.
The race for spots on the 2014 Olympic snowboarding and freeskiing team will continue with broadcast coverage on NBC and NBCSN plus live streaming at each tour stop beginning with this weekend’s event at Copper Mountain.
U.S. athletes converge at the second of five Olympic qualification events and the opening of the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series Presented by The North Face, part of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix tour, at Copper Mountain Dec. 20-21.
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Double-threat Devin Logan, or “DLo” as her friends call her, is one of the most decorated female freeskiers out there. With multiple overall AFP titles, X-Games medals and World Cup podiums to her name, Logan can now add an Olympic slopestyle silver medal to her long list of accomplishments.
After winning the season-opening New Zealand World Cup halfpipe in August 2012, Logan suffered a blown knee, which forced her off skis for almost a year. Committed to rehab and her college education, she stayed busy. That included becoming an AFP and FIS certified judge, and she judged some events while injured to have a better understanding of her sport. That commitment and sport knowledge paid off just in time for her to hop back on the 2013-2014 competition circuit and qualify for a spot on the inaugural U.S. Olympic Slopestyle Team. In Sochi, Devin threw one of the best runs of her life to take home the silver medal and make freeskiing history. In addition to her Olympic success, Devin took the 2014 AFP overall title for the third time in her career and finished second in slopestyle.
At 15 Logan was on the U.S. Championships podium, finishing second in halfpipe skiing and jump-starting her career. During 2011, her first full competition season, the 17-year-old Vermont native made her X Games debut in both halfpipe and slopestyle, collecting her first X Games medal with a halfpipe bronze at the European X Games. But Logan wasn't done there. She earned her first U.S. halfpipe skiing title and the overall AFP crown to cap her rookie season. She went on to repeat the feat in 2012 with 12 podiums and two X Games medals, claiming her second AFP Overall Championship title.
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