Freeskiing News

Solid U.S. Ski Cross Results at Val Thorens


VAL THORENS, France (Dec. 11, 2015) – Ski cross athletes face a challenging course on the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup tour this weekend, competing in back-to-back competitions Friday and Saturday.

Americans fared well in the first of two World Cups Friday with Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY) finishing 16th in the women’s race, and Brant...

Sigourney Third at Dew Tour


Breckenridge, CO (Dec. 11, 2015) — American skier Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) hit the podium at the first major freeskiing contest of the season, the Dew Tour Breckenridge. Sigourney took third in the superpipe competition with a run that included a leftside 900 and an alley oop 540. Teammate Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) was the top seed, but...

Drew Leads U.S. In Dew Tour Superpipe Qualifying


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10, 2015) – The first major freeskiing competition of the 2015-16 season is kicking off in Colorado this week with the Dew Tour Breckenridge. U.S. athletes are competing against an international field in superpipe and slopestyle competitions.

2016 U.S. Freeskiing Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 7) - The 2016 U.S. Freeskiing halfpipe, slopestyle and big air teams, led by Olympic champions David Wise (Reno, NV), Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and Joss Christensen (Park City, UT), were officially announced today. This year’s team features a hard-hitting roster of decorated Olympians like Nick...

Crossan Leads in Montafon Ski Cross


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 5 2015)- The 2015-16 World Cup ski cross season kicked off Saturday in Montafon, Austria with two American men finishing in the top 30. Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Tyler Wallasch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) blasted through Friday’s qualifying round where all 32 men registered times with in 1.52 seconds of each...

Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec.1, 2015) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour kicks off Dec. 7 at Copper Mountain, Colorado. As the premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots competitions and the elite-level professional competitions. At the first of four stops on...

Tom Wallisch Up for Powder Award


Tom Wallisch was nominated for an esteemed Powder Award this year for "Best Manmade Air" in Good Company's Good Company Two. The longest running awards show in skiing brings together the biggest names in the sport, including Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Ian McIntosh, Tom Wallisch, Angel Collinson and Sean Pettit along with ski legends, media...

9 Questions With Devin Logan


After winning a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, a World Championship title and taking the AFP overall title three times, Devin Logan has become a household name to all freeskiing and winter sports fans.

Summit Daily News sat down with Logan to ask her nine questions about her...

Polartec Big Air at Fenway Tickets on Sale Thursday


BOSTON, MA (November 11, 2015) – Fenway Sports Management (FSM) and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today that tickets for Polartec Big Air at Fenway, an officially sanctioned U.S. Grand Prix Tour event that will take place at Fenway Park in Boston on February 11-12, 2016, will go on sale Thursday, November 12, at noon...

Big Air at Fenway Tickets On Sale


Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. The Big Air at Fenway will feature a 140-foot high snow ramp, taller than the light towers...

2015-16 Revolution Tour Schedule Announced


PARK CITY, UT (Nov. 3, 2015) – The U.S. Revolution Tour has announced its 12th season, with a four stops tour for both freeskiing and snowboarding. Longtime U.S. Revolution Tour partners Copper Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and Seven Springs Mountain Resort are back for the 2015-16 season along with first time resort partner Winter Park.

Kenworthy Talks With Team USA About Coming Out


It's been one week since Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) came out to the world as gay. While attending the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association's annual Gold Medal Gala fundraising event in New York City, Kenworthy sat down with Team USA...

U.S. Grand Prix Announces 20th Season


PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 20, 2015) - The U.S. Grand Prix, the longest running winter action sports tour, has announced its 20th season schedule, with three stops including Mammoth Mountain, CA, Park City, UT and the first-ever Grand Prix stadium big air in Boston’s legendary Fenway Park. The U.S. Grand Prix has been the exclusive U.S. Olympic...

WATCH: Tom Wallisch’s SLVSH Instabanger


The SLVSH guys have been killing it on the Interwebs the past couple of years—creating a H.O.R.S.E-like game in which skiers go head-to-head, competing the same trick. If the second skier misses the trick, he gets a letter, until he misses five tricks—spelling out SLVSH—and loses. It’s simple...

Ski and Snowboard Big Air Coming to Fenway


BOSTON, MA (Sept. 22, 2015) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), along with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Fenway Sports Management (FSM), announced that Fenway Park will host a big air snowboarding and freeskiing U.S. Grand Prix tour event on February 11-12, 2016. The Big Air at Fenway will feature a 140-foot snow ramp, more than...

Support the Sam Jackenthal Fund


Sam Jackenthal​, a member Team Park City United​ in Park City, UT, was seriously injured training in Australia on September 8, 2015. He is currently in critical condition in a hospital in Australia surrounded by his friends and family.
5 Questions with Coach Mike Jankowski


Have you heard the name Mike Jankowski? If not, you should. ‘Janks’ is the secret behind 18 U.S. snowboarding and freeskiing Olympic medals, has been the head coach of U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing for the past four years, and before that, was a coach of the U.S. Snowboarding halfpipe team for eight years. Not a bad resume.

Christensen Grabs 3rd at Winter Games NZ


WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug. 27, 2015)—During a windy Audi quattro Winter Games NZ at Cardrona Alpine Resort, Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) grabbed a podium at the slopestyle, nailing a bronze.

This was the first FIS World Cup slopestyle of the season, and a AFP Platinum-level event. James ‘Woodsy’ Woods of Great Britain was unstoppable...

Olympians Battle for Slopestyle Supremacy in NZ


The world’s top slopestyle skiers treated Cardrona Alpine Resort to a master class on Thursday, as they battled to qualify for the FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup at Audi quattro Winter Games NZ 2015. Five Americans made the cut—Devin Logan (West Dover, VT), Keri Herman (Breckenridge, CO), Noah Wallace (Spokane, WA), Joss Christensen (Park City...

Victory for Logan in Cardrona


CARDRONA, New Zealand (Aug. 23, 2015) - U.S. Freeskiing rider Devin Logan (W. Dover, VT) opened the 2015-16 season in style, winning the opening World Cup halfpipe at the Audi quattro Winter Games NZ on Sunday. Broby Leeds (Vail, CO) led the U.S. men in fourth, just behind a French podium sweep led by Kevin Rolland.