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Biggest Broadcast Schedule Ever for Grand Prix

12/19/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 19) – 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. NBC and NBCSN will combine for 16 hours of coverage on the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix including...

Olympic Qualifiers Continue at Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix

12/17/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 17) – Top freeskiing athletes from the USA 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. The athletes will compete in the FIS World Cup event...

Goepper Seals First-Ever Slopestyle Olympic Qualifier

12/15/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 15) – Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) sealed the top spot and took home the Dew Cup at the first-ever slopestyle skiing Olympic qualifier final at Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships on Sunday. Canadian Alex Beaulieau-Marchand and Australian Russ Henshaw rounded out the podium, mastering the massive features and...

Wise Clinches First Olympic Qualifier Victory

12/14/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 15) – Two-time X Games gold medalist David Wise (Reno, NV) led a full-throttle U.S. sweep of the first-ever halfpipe skiing Olympic qualifier under the lights at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships Saturday night. Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) and Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO) secured the sweep after battling it out...

Logan Claims First-Ever Olympic Qualifier

12/14/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 15) – Three-time X Games medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) sealed the victory Saturday in the first-ever slopestyle skiing Olympic qualifier at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships. U.S. Freeskiing rookie Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT) also made the podium on Saturday, which also happened to be her 15th birthday,...

Hudak Still Hopeful After Injury

12/13/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 13) – Freeskiing champion Jen Hudak (Park City, UT), six-time X Games medalist and the face of her sport of halfpipe skiing since it burst onto the Olympic stage, is still hopeful for a shot at the Olympic Team following a crash at the Dew Tour on Wednesday. Hudak suffered a torn meniscus and partially torn anterior...

Bowman Leads U.S. Dew Tour Sweep

12/13/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 13) – Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA), Angeli VanLaanen (Bellingham, WA) and Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) set a high point standard with their U.S. sweep of the women’s halfpipe skiing final at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, the first-ever Olympic qualification series for halfpipe skiing. Bowman elevated the...

Goepper and Voisin Top Dew Tour Qualifiers

12/12/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 12) – Both men and women U.S. Freeskiing athletes rose above a tough field of competitors to qualify for the top spots in the finals at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships and kick off the first-ever Olympic qualification series for U.S. Freeskiing. X Games gold medalist Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) sealed the top...

Kenworthy and Drew Take TNF Open

12/09/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 9) – AFP overall points leader Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) and U.S. Freeskiing rookie Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) laid down unbeatable halfpipe runs and took home the dual victory for U.S. Freeskiing at The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series Sunday. With the first Olympic-sized halfpipe in North America, Copper...

U.S. Freeskiing Names Team

11/26/2013

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Nov. 27) – U.S. Freeskiing announced a hard-hitting team of 36 athletes Wednesday, including four-time X Games medalist David Wise (Reno, NV), X Games gold medalist Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN), three-time X Games medalist Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and six-time X Games medalist Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO)....

Dew Tour Kicks Off Sochi Selections

11/14/2013

BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Nov. 14) – The Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships returns to Breckenridge, CO on December 12-15 and serves as the first official U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association Olympic team selection event of the 2013-2014 season. The event also marks the first ever USSA selection event for slopestyle skiing, halfpipe...

The North Face Unveils Official U.S. Freeskiing Uniforms

10/29/2013

NEW YORK CITY, NY (Oct. 29) – With just 100 days to go to the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, The North Face unveiled the official 2014 U.S. Freeskiing competition uniforms to be worn by U.S. Freeskiing athletes when the sport makes its historic Olympic debut. An official partner of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and an...

2014 Pop-Tarts® U.S. Revolution Tour Set

10/22/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Oct. 22) – Over 1,400 skiers and snowboarders will take part in this season’s Pop-Tarts® U.S. Revolution Tour. The Rev Tour, celebrating its tenth anniversary, will feature stops in Seven Springs, PA, Boreal, CA and Sun Valley, ID. The steppingstone tour has helped launch the careers of some of the current stars of the sport who...

USSA Announces Fifth 2014 Olympic Selection Event for Freeskiing and Snowboarding

09/19/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 19) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has announced a unique partnership with Alli Sports, a division of the NBC Sports Group, to sanction its Dec. 12-15 Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships at Breckenridge, CO as a USSA event. The event, along with the four-stop Sprint U.S. Grand Prix will determine the athletes to...

Goepper Sets Olympic Season Tone with Win

08/24/2013

CARDRONA, New Zealand (Aug. 25) - X Games champion Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) set the tone for the 2014 Olympic freeskiing season with a win in the Audi Quattro New Zealand Winter Games slopestyle on Sunday. Goepper took the win with an aggressive second run featuring an...

Redemption for Logan in Opener Win

08/16/2013

CARDRONA, New Zealand (Aug. 17) - U.S. Freeskiing athlete Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) returned to the site of her season-ending injury a year ago to pickup a win in the Audi FIS World Cup freeskiing opener in the Cardrona halfpipe. The USA took four of six podiums with Angeli VanLaanen (Salt Lake City) second in the women's halfpipe while...

Athlete Spotlight: Gus Kenworthy

08/14/2013

Gus Kenworthy has emerged as a double threat, mastering both slopestyle and halfpipe disciplines while maintaining a rapid ascent through the freeskiing ranks. Both his recent success and his childhood spent skiing the legendary steeps and backcountry of Telluride have put Kenworthy on the path to becoming one of the top all-around...

Athlete Spotlight: Emilia Wint

07/15/2013

Emilia Wint took women’s slopestyle by storm with a Revolution Tour win in late 2011. Her fearless slopestyle tricks, big air and rails earned her invites to Dew Tour Finals and Euro X, all within weeks of her top finishes at the Killington Dew Tour stop, the Aspen/Snowmass Open and the Mammoth Mountain VISA U.S. Freeskiing Grand...

U.S. World Cup Tour Stops Announced

06/10/2013

CAVTAT, Croatia (June 10) – Olympic selection events and a preview of the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships highlight a schedule of U.S. World Cup events announced by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association and International Ski Federation at annual spring FIS meetings in Croatia. Each World Cup will be a part of the Olympic selection...

Mammoth Set for Pre-Olympic Training Camps

05/20/2013

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (May 20, 2013) – Top Olympic skiers and snowboarders will be heading to California’s Mammoth Mountain Ski Area in the lead up to Sochi. The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association has named Mammoth Mountain as an Official Training Ground for U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding, providing valuable spring and fall training camps...

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