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Yater-Wallace Takes AFP Halfpipe Championship

04/23/2012

 

WHISTLER, CANADA (April 23) – After a season of podiums, that included an X Games gold, a Dew Tour victory and a VISA U.S. Grand Prix second, Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO) was crowned the 2012 AFP halfpipe champion after finishing third at the season finale. David Wise (Reno, NV), who had been duking it out with Yater-Wallace all...

Wallisch Takes AFP World Champ Title

04/21/2012

 

USSA Coaches Honored by USOC

04/06/2012

 

Logan Wins Jr. Worlds Slopestyle Gold

03/22/2012

VALMALENCO, Italy (March 22) – Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) added to her phenomenal season with a gold medal in slopestyle Thursday at the FIS Junior World Championships. Under beautiful sunny Italian skies and a soft course Logan landed a cork 720 and linked numerous technical rail...

Yater-Wallace Takes First X Games Win

03/16/2012

TIGNES, France (Mar. 16) –  It was a storybook gold medal run for 16-year-old Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO) who threw down his typical smooth landings and big amplitude. His winning run featured two technical double tricks. Teammate David Wise (Reno, NV) finished third with three cork tricks in his run. Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) followed...

Drew sweeps Rev Tour

03/16/2012

MOUNT SNOW, VT (Mar. 16)—Carrabassett Valley Academy's Annalisa Drew (Andover, VT) had quite the weekend at the U.S. Revolution Tour at Mount Snow, completing her sweep with a victory in the halfpipe on Friday. Drew had already taken the slopestyle title on Thursday, and Friday's victory gave her the overall season titles in both. For the men,...

Drew, Morrison take overall Rev Tour titles

03/15/2012

MOUNT SNOW, VT (Mar. 15)—After winning the second stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour's freeskiing slopstyle event at Northstar-at-Tahoe, CA, Carrabassett Valley Academy Athletics' own Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) took the overall title for the women with a victory at Mount Snow, VT. On the men's side, B.C. Freestyle Ski Association's Noah Morrison...

Brown, Wallisch Top X Games

03/15/2012

TIGNES, France (Mar. 15) – Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO) took European X Games gold with an impressive technical and consistent slopestyle run. Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh) came in second with his usual multiple rotations and difficult rail combinations. After a season of first place finishes for Walllisch and two podiums for Brown, the...

Logan Retains Top Ranking

03/14/2012

TIGNES, France (Mar. 14) – Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) retained her first-place AFP ranking after finishing fourth at the European X Games in Tignes. The competition was stacked with off-axis rotations, progression and clean runs. Canada’s Kaya Turski took her sixth...

Junior Worlds Freeskiing Team Named

03/07/2012

PARK CITY, UT (March 7) – X Games silver medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT), World Cup skicross standout Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO), and Youth Olympic Games skicross athlete Lesley Wilson (Steamboat Springs, CO) headline a group of 11 athletes named to the 2012 FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships Team for U.S. Freeskiing. The...

Wallisch Notches Mammoth Win

03/04/2012

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (March 4) - Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh, PA) won the VISA U.S. Grand Prix, FIS World Cup and platinum AFP slopestyle event with a 96.40 and in his signature style he stomped all of his tricks and executed them with confidence. His consistent  podium...

Wise Wins Third Straight

03/04/2012

MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (March 4) - Putting pressure aside, after a crash on his first run, David Wise  (Reno, NV) went huge on his final run and nailed it, scoring a 94.4 for the win at the VISA U.S. Grand Prix, FIS World Cup and platinum AFP event. The win was the third...

Updated Schedule For Weekend U.S. Grand Prix

03/02/2012

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (Mar. 2) – After wind and snow caused delays, a revised schedule has been released for the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix for freeskiing and snowboarding.

Friday

Snowboarding

10:00-2:15 pm  Ladies and Men's Snowboard SS Qualifications (2 Runs)

2:30 - 4:30 pm  Ladies and Men's Snowboard...

Teller Second at Bishofswiesen Skicross World Cup

02/25/2012

BISCHOFSWIESEN, Germany (Feb. 25) - John Teller (Mammoth Lakes, CA) clinched his first podium of the season  with second at the Audi FIS World Cup skicross event in Bischofswiesen. It was his first podium since January of 2011 when he won in St Johann, Austria. Canada's Tristan Tafel took the win with teammate Chris Del Bosco in third. 

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Final Sprint U.S. Grand Prix Stop Boasts Big Names at Mammoth Mountain

02/22/2012

MAMMOTH LAKES, CA (Feb. 22) – Watch for U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding favorites like Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh, PA), David Wise (Reno, NV), Matt Ladley (Chicago...

Wallisch Grabs Dew Tour Cup

02/12/2012

SNOWBASIN, UT (Feb. 12) - Tom Wallisch (Pittsburg, PA) finished second in men's slopestlye to win the Dew Tour Cup at Snowbasin. Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) won the competition while Bobby Brown...

Logan Claims Top Spot in Dew Tour

02/11/2012

SNOWBASIN, UT (Feb. 11) — Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) won women's halfpipe on the Dew Tour in Snowbasin, Utah while claiming the Dew Tour Cup. She was also named the tour's Paul Mitchell Breakout Athlete of the Year for her consistent podiums throughout the Dew Tour....

Wise Continues Win Streak

02/11/2012

SNOWBASIN, UT (Feb. 11) — David Wise (Reno, NV) continued his winning streak at Dew Tour in Snowbasin, Utah winning his second straight halfpipe event. Wise's first run won the evening for him as his did his first ever 1440 in the halfpipe in his second run and couldn't...

Local Youth Jam it up After Grand Prix

02/11/2012

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 11) — When your qualifying rounds feature triple pole spins and bunny ear maneuvers, it can only mean one thing: freeskiing progression at the North Face Junior Jam. With a rail, box, and "globe bonk" set up at the bottom of Doc's Run at Canyons Resort — and 17 local shredders strutting their stuff — creativity and steeze...

McNeal Top American in Sprint U.S. Grand Prix

02/11/2012

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