Freeskiing News

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.

Halfpipe Qualis Send 4 to Winter Games NZ Finals


The first events of the FIS World Cup and AFP World Tour platinum started in New Zealand this week at Winter Games NZ, with four Americans qualifying 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...

Day in the Life of Ryan Cochran-Siegle


B-Teamer Ryan Cochran-Siegle might have taken last season off for injury recovery, but plans on coming back strong for 2015-16. Most days of the week, you can find him training at the Center of Excellence in Park City, UT, but you can also find him 30 minutes away in Salt Lake City, studying engineering at Westminster College.


Sprang Named USOC Coach of the Year


COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (July 30, 2015) – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) has recognized U.S. Freeskiing slopestyle coach Skogen Sprang (Park City, UT) as 2014 National Coach of the Year. Sprang was chosen from three national finalists by a panel of coaching and sport education professionals. It is the sixth time a U.S. Ski and...

Q&A: Darian Stevens' Comeback


Darian Stevens grew up in Missoula, MT, where she began as moguls skier at a tiny mountain called Snowbowl with a desire to be a racer. Now, she’s a killer freeskier on the rookie team with a few solid results under her belt, and she’s thirsty for more.

Training Camp – Preparing Athletes for Next Season


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Logan Writes About Her Experience in Mexico


Devin Logan took some time to pen her feelings about her recent service trip to Tijuana with U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding. She wrote about the excursion to Mexico, what it was like to build a home for a family in need and her experience in a poverty-stricken area in The North Face's blog...

Building Houses in Mexico #USSAGivesBack


The sunburned and sore athletes of U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding returned stateside last Monday after a recent service trip to Mexico. While happy to take hot showers after a long weekend of building homes, all they could talk about was when they could return and help another family.

The trip, led by Hope Sports and More Than...

Respecting Officials: Your Playbook for the Game


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Respecting Officials


You may not realize it, but being an official is a tough job! An official’s job starts well before the first whistle blows. For weeks, months and likely years leading up to your game, your official has studied the rules and passed exams reflecting that knowledge. They have arrived early to make sure the course is...