High-flyer Kiley McKinnon is a staple on the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team and has proven that her consistent jumping will be a force on the international stage.
Mac Bohonnon took his first victory of the season as teammate Jon Lillis finished second, while Madison Olsen was third for the U.S. women Saturday night in Moscow.
Ashley Caldwell landed her ninth World Cup podium, finishing third at the Visa Freestyle International.
Ashley Caldwell earned herself another World Cup podium in Beijing, finishing second in the qualifying round of Sunday’s team event.
Ashley Caldwell laid down a solid triple twisting triple flip to win the FIS Freestyle aerials World Cup opener.
The U.S. Freestyle Aerials Ski Team will kick off its World Cup season this weekend in Beijing’s iconic Bird’s Nest stadium.
Mac Bohonnon and Ashley Caldwell took aerials titles at the USANA U.S. Freestyle Championships in Steamboat Springs.
The U.S. aerial team cleaned house at World Cup finals in Minsk, Belarus, taking home two crystal globes, Rookie of the Year and the Nations Cup.
The U.S. aerials team claimed three podiums at the FIS World Cup in Moscow, Russia.
Mac Bohonnon came home to the jump where he began his career, nailing a career first World Cup win. Kiley McKinnon was eighth, but took over the lead in World Cup aerials.
Kiley McKinnon takes a World Championships silver medal in aerials at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
Kiley McKinnon and Alex Bowen both scored silver medals in Thursday's aerials competition at the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Kreischberg, Austria.
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Ashley Caldwell and Kiley McKinnon went one-two, with Mac Bohonnon second in men's aerials, at the Visa Freestyle International.
Ashley Caldwell led a 1-2 finish with teammate Kiley McKinnon in the Visa Freestyle International aerials at Deer Valley Resort. Mac Bohonnon was second for the men.
The U.S. Freestyle Ski Team will send a strong team of 14 athletes to Kreischberg, Austria for the 2015 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships.
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Connecticut native Kiley McKinnon has only been competing in aerials for a few years, but she has already racked up an impressive list of accomplishments. After being introduced to aerials by a friend, McKinnon showed early promise, finishing fifth in her very first competition, which happened to be 2011 U.S. National Championships.
Early on in the 2012 season, McKinnon followed up her debut success by landing a victory in just her second NorAm competition ever. Four wins later, McKinnon wrapped up the overall NorAm title in her first year on the tour. A silver medal at the 2012 U.S. Championships and a bronze at the FIS Junior World Championships capped her stellar season.
The 2013 season followed suit with four top-ten World Cup results and a silver at U.S. Championships to cap off her career-best season. Winter 2014 was a recovery year for McKinnon after she suffered a shoulder injury halfway through the season. But McKinnon came back in 2015 better than ever, scoring her first world cup podium at the season opener in Beijing. She never looked back, landing on the podium four more times and jumping to a silver medal at the 2015 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships. McKinnon's consisten jumping allowed her to take home the World Cup overall title at the end of the season. She will look to retain the title in 2016.
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