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Sochi Aerials Hill Gets Its Test

02/17/2013

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 17) - Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) and Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) each soared to fifth in the pre-Olympic test event on the Rosa Khutor aerial venue. It was a career best for McKinnon. It was a challenging week with warm weather, snow and fog making training challenging but the athletes were very pleased with the...

Kearney Win Caps Strong Day in Sochi

02/15/2013

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Feb. 15) - Olympic champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) won under the lights in Rosa Khutor to lead a dominant day for the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team. Eliza Outtrim (Camden, CT) was second with Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) fourth - missing the podium on a tiebreaker. Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) was second in the men's to...

Moguls Team in Steamboat Before Heading to Sochi

02/07/2013

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, CO (Feb. 7) – One year out from the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team’s moguls squad is on-snow at a camp in Steamboat Springs, CO emulating the same program it will take into the Olympics next February. Led by Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) the team will practice a dry run for what is to come...

Kearney Sweeps Deer Valley

02/02/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 2) - Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) made it back-to-back wins at Deer Valley Resort taking dual moguls at the Visa Freestyle International. Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) battled Canadian Alex Bilodeau down to the wire taking second. Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) scored a career first podium in third and managed to outski yellow...

Career First for Jersey Teen at Deer Valley

02/01/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Feb. 1) - New Jersey teen Mike Rossi (Long Valley, NJ) put together three clean jumps to score a career first podium finishing third in the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort. The finish came just two weeks after the 18-year-old cracked the top 10 in Lake Placid. Maxim Gustik of Belarus took his first World Cup...

Deer Valley Sweep for USA Women

01/31/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 31) - Olympic champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) led a USA sweep as the American women dominated in the Visa Freestyle International at Deer Valley Resort. Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) was second with Eliza Outtrim (Hamden, CT) third. Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) was third for the men. It was only the second USA women's...

Outtrim Nabs First Season Podium

01/26/2013

CALGARY, AB (Jan. 26) - Eliza Outtrim (Hamden, CT) took her first World Cup podium of the season on a steep course in Calgary. Outtrim, who thrives on steep, icy runs, was able to stay in control without sacrificing her high degree of difficulty jumps. Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Mikael Kingsbury of Canada took the wins. The moguls team heads...

World Cup Action Returns to Deer Valley

01/26/2013

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 26) – The Visa Freestyle International returns to Deer Valley Resort Jan. 30 – Feb. 2 with moguls, aerials and the crowd favorite dual moguls – all under the lights. Events will feature Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT), bronze medalist Bryon Wilson (Butte MT), Olympian Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and a stacked U.S...

Career Bests in Lake Placid

01/19/2013

LAKE PLACID, NY (Jan. 19) - In front of a packed house, Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) earned a career best World Cup finish and Nevin Brown (Streetsboro, OH) tied his career best result at the USANA Freestyle Cup in Lake Placid. McKinnon took 10th and Brown took seventh at the venue where their young careers started. China swept the top spots...

Cook Takes Third in Lake Placid

01/18/2013

LAKE PLACID, NY (Jan. 18) - Veteran Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) jumped to a third place finish Friday at the USANA Freestyle Cup in Lake Placid, NY. Cook threw three stunning jumps with solid landings keeping her above the cut the entire night.  Mangtao Xu and...

Kearney Wins in Lake Placid

01/17/2013

LAKE PLACID, NY (Jan. 17) - Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) took the win Thursday at the USANA Freestyle Cup in Lake Placid, her first event back after a training injury in early October....

Freestyle Stars Head to Lake Placid

01/15/2013

LAKE PLACID, NY (Jan. 15) – Olympic freestyle skiing stars in moguls and aerials will come together for the first time this season returning to the 1980 Olympic slopes of Lake Placid for the USANA Freestyle Cup this Thursday through Saturday. The USANA Cup will mark Olympic champion Hannah Kearney's (Norwich, VT) return...

Cook, Ferguson Ninth in Val St. Come

01/12/2013

VAL ST. COME, PQ (Jan. 12) - Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) finished with matching performances yet again at the second FIS World Cup of the season in...

U.S. Snags Fifth Place Finishes at Opener

01/04/2013

CHANGCHUN, China (Jan. 5) – The U.S. took a pair of fifth place finishes at the FIS World Cup aerials opener in Changchun. Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA...

Aerials World Cup to Open in China

01/03/2013

CHANGCHUN, China (Jan. 4) – Olympians Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) will lead the U.S. Freestyle Aerials team into the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Cup...

Three U.S. Podiums at Columbia Cup

12/22/2012

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 22) – U.S. Ski Team athlete and Westminster College student Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) led the U.S. men in second at today's Columbia Super Continental Cup. Madison Olsen (Park City, UT) took the top U.S. spot for the women in second and Allison Lee (Manchester, CT) rounded out the podium in third. The Columbia Super...

World Cup Spots Earned at Copper

12/22/2012

COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 22) – Four additional USSA freestyle athletes earned World Cup start spots following the four-day U.S. Ski Team Selections at Copper Mountain. Nicholas Keating (Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club), Troy Murphy(Park City Freestyle), Keaton McCargo (Telluride Ski and Snowboard Club) and Kelsey Albert (Telluride Ski and...

McPhie and Wilson Sweep the Podium

12/22/2012

KREISCHBERG, Austria (Dec. 22) – Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) remained undefeated with a win at the second stop of the FIS Freestyle World Cup circuit on a difficult course in Kreischberg. Teammate Heidi Kloser (Vail, CO) posted the best results of her young career in second. Olympic medalist Bryon Wilson (Butte, MT), whose last podium was two...

Lillis Kicks off Season with a Podium

12/21/2012

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 21) – The 2012-13 aerials season kicked off with the Columbia Super Continental Cup at the Utah Olympic Park. Team Academy student, Jonathan Lillis (Rochester, NY) was the top U.S. male in third and Kiley McKinnon (Madison, CT) was the first to represent the U.S. women in fourth. Lillis competed two jumps that he learned...

Live Coverage of Aerials Super Continental Cup

12/19/2012

PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 20) – The newly launched USSA Network will bring live coverage of this weekend’s FIS Freestyle Aerials Super Continental Cup in Park City to fans. World Cup podium finisher Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) will headline the event. The Super Continental Cup kicks off on Friday. Live coverage begins at 11:15 a.m. MST Saturday on...

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