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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...

Stevenson Wins World Cup Slopestyle

01/29/2017

SEISER ALM, Italy (Jan. 28, 2017) – American freeskiers grabbed huge podium finishes at the FIS World cup slopestyle event in Seiser Alm on Saturday. Colby Stevenson (Park City, UT) earned his first World Cup win and Caroline Claire (Willmington, VT) earned her first World Cup podium with a third-place finish.

Stevenson was the clear...

Brown Top American In X Games Big Air

01/29/2017

ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 28, 2017) – European skiers dominated the X Games big air events on Saturday night; Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO) had the best finish for the Americans, finishing just outside the medals in fourth.

In the two-scores-count format, Brown put down a left triple cork 1620 mute and a left triple cork 1440 high mute. British...

Williams Second in X Games Slopestyle

01/29/2017

ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 28, 2017) – McRae Williams (Park City, UT) had an excellent showing at X Games on Saturday, earning a silver medal in slopestyle with stylish rail riding and a stomped, technical jump line.

Williams, who added another silver medal to the gold and silver he has from previous years, laid down a spectacular run that was...

Blunck Takes First X Games Gold

01/28/2017

ASPEN, CO (Jan­. 27, 2017) – Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) earned his first X Games medal on Friday night and it was golden. Blunck topped a highly competitive field, while Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) earned her eighth overall X Games medal with a bronze-medal finish. Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) and Birk Irving (Winter Park, CO)...

Prymak and Wallasch Lead U.S. In Skicross

01/20/2017

SOLITUDE, UT (Jan. 20, 2017) – It was Canadian domination on the skicross course at Friday’s Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Solitude Mountain Resort. The Americans skied well though, and Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY) took a win in the small final, finishing fifth overall. Tyler Wallasch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) was the top finisher for the American men,...

Toyota U.S. Grand Prix Comes to Solitude

01/17/2017

SOLITUDE MOUNTAIN RESORT, UT (Jan. 17, 2017) – The world’s elite snowboardcross and skicross athletes will head to Solitude Mountain Resort this week for the second stop of the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix tour. The Solitude Grand Prix snowboardcross also serves as a FIS World Cup and the skicross will serve as a NorAm Cup. Both races will be test...

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle

01/14/2017

FONT ROMEU, France (Jan. 14, 2017) – McRae Williams (Park City, UT) scored his first World Cup win at the season’s opening slopestyle World Cup event in France today. The finals were canceled due to weather.

It was a great win for Williams, who finished second at last season’s Mammoth U.S. Grand Prix/FIS World Cup slopestyle event. As...

Claire Doubles Up Podium at Waterville Rev Tour

01/11/2017

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 10, 2016) – U.S. Freeskiing rookie slopestyle team member Caroline Claire (Wilmington, VT) hit the podium twice at the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour at Waterville Valley this week, including a win on Monday. The second stop of the Rev Tour featured back-to-back slopestyle competitions; Claire was first on Monday and...

Rev Tour Heads East To Waterville Valley

01/09/2017

WATERVILLE VALLEY, NH (Jan. 9, 2017) – The 2017 Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour heads to the East Coast this week, making its second stop at Waterville Valley, New Hampshire. At the second of four stops on the tour, Waterville Valley will play host to two separate slopestyle competitions for both snowboard and freeski athletes.

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Americans Podium at Toyota U.S. Grand Prix

12/17/2016

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 17, 2016) – The Americans earned several spots on the halfpipe podium Saturday at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix. Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) was second and Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) was third for the ladies, while Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) was third for the men.

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