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USSA Statement on FIS World Championships

03/20/2017

Following is a statement from the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association relative to comments and actions with slopestyle skiing athletes competing this past weekend in the FIS World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain. 
 
Williams and Kenworthy Go 1-2 at World Champs

03/19/2017

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 19, 2017) — American skiers took the top two spots in the men’s slopestyle competition at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada on Sunday with McRae Williams (Park City, UT) winning gold and Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) silver.

After a few bad weather days with high winds and...

Blunck Golden at World Championships Halfpipe

03/19/2017

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (March 18, 2017) — Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) capped off a huge season with a halfpipe victory at the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Spain on Saturday night. Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) also earned a halfpipe medal, earning bronze for the ladies.

“I could not be more stoked,” Blunck...

Voisin Soars To X Games Bronze

03/11/2017

HAFJELL, Norway (March 11, 2017) – Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT) earned big air bronze at X Games Norway on Saturday, becoming the first American female skier ever to medal in big air at X Games.

Voisin claimed the third X Games medal of the week for the American skiers, stomping a left rodeo 900 Japan to earn her way to the podium. She...

Goepper Grabs X Games Slopestyle Silver

03/09/2017

HAFJELL, Norway (March 9, 2017) – Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) earned a silver medal in men’s slopestyle at X Games Norway on Thursday, while his U.S. Freeskiing teammate Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) earned bronze for the ladies.

Goepper, who won three consecutive X Games Aspen titles from 2013-15, skied well on the challenging course...

Claire Sweeps Rev Tour Slopestyle

03/09/2017

SEVEN SPRINGS, PA (March 7-8 2017) – Caroline Claire (Wilmington, VT) swept the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour slopestyle events at Seven Springs this week, topping both podiums. The overall Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour champions were also crowned, with Claire winning for the women and Ryan Stevenson (Washington, NJ) for the men.

Cal Carson...

Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup

03/07/2017

TIGNES, France (March 7, 2017) – The American skiers had an excellent showing at the final FIS World Cup halfpipe of the season on Tuesday, with Alex Ferreira (Aspen, CO) grabbing the top spot and Taylor Seaton (Avon, CO) taking second for the men.

It was Ferreira’s first major podium of the year, and it was a big one—he topped Seaton by...

U.S. Freeskiing Announces World Champs Team

03/07/2017

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 6, 2017) – A team of 19 freeskiers will headline U.S. Freeskiing at the 2017 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, March 6-19. The U.S. skiers will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle and skicross.

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title

03/03/2017

SILVAPLANA, Switzerland (March 3, 2017) – McRae Williams (Park City, UT) and Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) scored podium finishes at the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season, with second and third-place finishes respectively. Williams also earned the overall championship with the result, earning the FIS Crystal Globe for...

Seven Springs Toyota Rev Tour Schedule Update

02/21/2017

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 21, 2017) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) and Seven Springs Mountain Resort announced today that, due to adverse snow conditions, the halfpipe skiing and snowboard portions of the U.S. Revolution Tour originally scheduled for March 7 and 9 have been canceled.

Additionally, Seven Springs has stepped up...

Yater-Wallace Wins Olympic Test Event

02/18/2017

BOKWANG PHOENIX PARK, South Korea (Feb. 18, 2017) – The American skiers had an excellent showing at the Olympic halfpipe test event on Saturday, scoring three podium spots. Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO) led the charge with a win for the men. Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) was second for the men and Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) was second...

7 Americans Qualify to Olympic Test Event Finals

02/16/2017

BOKWANG PHOENIX PARK, South Korea (Feb. 18, 2017) – The FIS halfpipe World Cup Tour culminates this week with the official test event for the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. The qualification round was held on Thursday, with U.S. Freeskiing advancing seven athletes to the final.

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Weather Cancels Mammoth Revolution Tour

02/11/2017

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Feb. 11, 2017) – Due to adverse weather conditions, all freeskiing events at the 2017 Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour at Mammoth Mountain have been cancelled.

Weather conditions have affected competition throughout the week at Mammoth, where one storm after another has pounded the California resort. Organizers were...

Christensen and Bowman Live on the Today Show

02/08/2017

We are officially ONE YEAR away from the start of the PyeongChang Olympics. Watch Joss Christensen and Maddie Bowman interviewed live on the Today Show in honor of the 365 days until they get to defend their gold medals from Sochi.

 

Voisin Wins Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Slopestyle

02/05/2017

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Feb. 5, 2017) – Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT) scored her first major win at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Sunday, topping the slopestyle podium for the women in the first qualifying event for the 2018 Olympics.

Americans Sweep Mammoth Halfpipe

02/04/2017

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Dec. 17, 2016) – The American men swept the top four spots in the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe freeskiing event at Mammoth Mountain, which also served as the first U.S. Olympic team qualifier for the freeskiers. Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO) won the event, followed by Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) in second, Taylor...

Delays at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth

02/04/2017

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Feb. 4, 2017) – The wind continues to howl at Mammoth Mountain, with the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe finals scheduled for Saturday, an Olympic qualifier. Current schedule is a 12:30 p.m. PT start with live streaming on nbcsports.com/live.

UPDATE: Halfpipe finals are canceled with qualifier results...

It’s About Having Fun

02/02/2017

When you're a little kid in a mountain town, hucking air and dropping into steeps is just what you do. As a little ripper in Crested Butte, you didn't even need a terrain park - the mountain's natural terrain provided all of that. Crested Butte kids were as home dipping their tips into Headwall as they were walking to school in the tiny old...

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Concludes at Mammoth

01/30/2017

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 29, 2017) – The 2017 Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour concludes this week at one of the nation’s premier ski and snowboard resorts, Mammoth Mountain. The Grand Prix will serve as the first 2018 U.S. Olympic team qualifier for freeskiing slopestyle, freeskiing halfpipe and snowboarding slopestyle.

Voisin Fifth In X Games Slopestyle

01/29/2017

ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 29, 2017) – The slopestyle ladies wrapped up X Games Aspen 2017 on Sunday; Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT) finished fifth and Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) was seventh. 

Voisin, who also was seventh in big air on Saturday night, had a solid showing in Slopestyle on Sunday. Her run included a leftside 900 tailgrab. It was...

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