2015 U.S. Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf, ME
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Details from the annual meeting of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association
Fighting fog and falls in the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ halfpipe, the Americans struggled in the halfpipe on Sunday, with Greg Bretz (Mammoth Lakes, CA) finishing as the top American, just off the podium in fourth.
Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) grabbed a podium at the slopestyle, nailing a bronze.
Five Americans made the cut in the Winter Games NZ slopestyle—Devin Logan (West Dover, VT), Keri Herman (Breckenridge, CO), Noah Wallace (Spokane, WA), Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) and Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO).
World Champion Sarah Hendrickson will miss the upcoming ski jumping season after undergoing knee surgery this week.
Long-time NASTAR Director of Operations Bill Madsen has joined the USSA to continue to manage NASTAR’s operations alongside USSA’s events department.
When she had to skip an on-snow camp in Australia due to a stress reaction in her foot, mogul skier K.C. Oakley grabbed her bike and hit the road.
Andrew Weibrecht reflects on his time spent with kids in an adaptive ski program.
Devin Logan soared to a win in the opening FIS World Cup halfpipe of the season in Cardrona.
Jessie Diggins led the U.S. Ski Team in the 15k pursuit finale at the Toppedrittsveka stage race that concluded Saturday in downtown Trondheim. Kikkan Randall took 11th.
Chris Corning of the USA made the very last qualifying spot for the FIS Snowboard World Cup Slopestyle, but came out of nowhere to win the finals at Cardrona Alpine Resort. Jamie Anderson took the win for the women, while Hailey Langland grabbed third.
Some of the world’s top riders soared into perfect blue skies at Cardrona Alpine Resort to launch the first snowboard event of Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015—the slopestyle qualifiers.
Four Americans qualified for the halfpipe finals. Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) took first, as the only American woman to qualify. Among the men, Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO), Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) and Broby Leeds (Vail, CO) qualified.
Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships
Nature Valley U.S. Alpine Championships heads to Sugarloaf, Maine this year bringing the nations best alpine skiers to the east coast in March 2015!