Annalisa Drew is one of those rare crossover breeds, excelling in both slopestyle and halfpipe. In 2014 she was a member of the inaugural U.S. Olympic Team for halfpipe skiing. (Getty Images/Cameron Spencer)
Olympic champion Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) topped the field Friday night for her fourth-straight X Games gold in SuperPipe.
American skier Brita Sigourney hit the podium at the first major freeskiing contest of the season, the Dew Tour Breckenridge.
U.S. Freeskiing member Annalisa Drew led the field in superpipe qualifying at Dew Tour Breckenridge.
Bobby Brown, Annalisa Drew and Torin Yater-Wallace all claimed World Championships titles at Whistler’s Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) World Championships.
The 2014-15 U.S. Revolution Tour continues at Seven Springs Mountain Resort in Pennsylvania Jan. 26-30.
The U.S. Revolution Tour kicked off at Copper Mountain with Kyle Smaine and Olympian Annalisa Drew winning the halfpipe competition, and Tim Ryan and Norwegian rider Johanne Killi taking home honors in slopestyle.
Olympic Champion Maddie Bowman came back to the contest season swinging, earning her second consecutive Dew Tour win.
David Wise, Torin Yater-Wallace and Devin Logan each found the podium at the first U.S. Grand Prix of the season.
Maddie Bowman became the first-ever women’s Olympic halfpipe skiing champion Thursday, taking gold in the sport’s debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
Additional athletes were nominated today to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team.
Maddie Bowman clinched a nomination to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team Sunday with a win at the halfpipe final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face at Breckenridge.
Maddie Bowman, Angeli VanLaanen and Brita Sigourney 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.
U.S. Freeskiing athlete Aaron Blunck in the halfpipe at Copper, where AFP overall points leader Gus Kenworthy and U.S. Freeskiing rookie Annalisa Drew took home the dual victory for U.S. Freeskiing at The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series Sunday.
David Wise and Torin Yater-Wallace boosted ahead of the tough competition to win halfpipe gold and silver at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Oslo, Norway.
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Annalisa Drew is one of those rare-breed, crossover athletes, but she doesn’t just compete in halfpipe and slopestyle, she excels. The 2013-2014 season was one to remember for Drew. Having placed consistently well in the Grand Prix, the Olympic qualifying series, the coaches awarded her the coveted discretionary spot to be on the inaugural U.S. Olympic halfpipe team. Under the bright Sochi lights of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, Drew put down a solid first run in the finals, which included one of the only 1080’s of the night. Unfortunately, she fell during her second run while attempting a 1260 and finished ninth. Smiling from ear to ear at the bottom of the course, Drew was thrilled to be part of her sport’s history.
Drew first made a name for herself with nine podiums during the 2011-2012 season, including podiums at the Aspen/Snowmass Open and USSA’s U.S. Revolution Tour. In 2013 Drew got invites to X Games Aspen and Tignes, where she debuted her 1260 in the halfpipe. Even though she didn’t land it, she made history becoming the first woman to attempt one in competition, which demonstrates her passion for progression. She also took the win at the North Face Park & Pipe Open Series in Whistler.
OFF THE SNOW
9th, HP, Sochi, RUS, 2014
6th, HP, Aspen, CO, 2015
6th, HP, Aspen, CO, 2013
8th, HP, Tignes, FRA, 2013
3rd, HP, 2015
7th, Overall, 2014
4th, Overall, 2013
6th, HP, 2013
5th, Overall, 2012
14 World Cup starts since 2011
9th, HP, Voss, NOR, 2013
4th, HP, Copper Mountain, CO, 2014
4th, HP, Park City #2, UT, 2014
4th, HP, Park City #1, UT, 2014
5th, HP, Breckenridge, CO, 2014
6th, HP, Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix, Park City, UT, 2013
7th, HP, Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix, Copper Mountain, CO, 2013
1st, HP, AFP World Tour Finals, Whistler, CAN, 2015
1st, HP, U.S. Revolution Tour, Copper Mountain, CO, 2014
4th, HP, SFR Tour, La Clusaz, FRA, 2014
8th, HP, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO, Dec. 2013
1st, HP, The North Face Park and Pipe Open, Copper Mountain, CO, 2013
1st, HP, The North Face Park & Pipe Open Series, Whistler, BC, 2013
1st, HP, Aspen/Snowmass Freeskiing Open, Aspen, CO, 2013
1st, HP, Aspen/Snowmass Open, Aspen, CO 2012
1st, HP, USSA Revolution Tour, Mt Snow, 2012
1st, SS, USSA Revolution Tour, Mt Snow, 2012
1st, HP, USASA Nationals, Copper Mountain, CO, 2012
1st, SS, USSA Revolution Tour, Northstar, CA, 2012
2nd, HP, USSA Revolution Tour, Northstar, CA, 2012
2nd, SS, North Face Park & Pipe Open, Waterville Valley, NH, 2012
3rd, HP, USSA Revolution Tour, Copper Mountain, CO, 2012
3rd, SS, USASA Nationals, Copper Mountain, CO 2012
4th, SS, USSA Revolution Tour, Copper Mountain, CO, 2012
4th, HP, Dew Tour, Killington, VT 2012
4th, HP, AFP World Championships, Whistler, CAN, 2012