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U.S. Freestyle Championships at Heavenly

03/19/2013

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA (March 19) - The Sprint U.S. Freestyle Championships will return to world-class Heavenly Mountain Resort in South Lake Tahoe March 29-31. U.S. athletes will come together for the final event of the season to battle it out for the title of U.S. Champion. Leading the team is Olympic and World Champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich...

Kearney Back on Top

03/16/2013

ARE, Sweden (March 16) - Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) took back the yellow bib and her lead in the World Cup mogul standings after her win Saturday in duals. It came after an uncharacteristic 14th place finish in single moguls Friday. Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) took third place in men’s while World Champion Alex Bilodeau took the win. Next week...

McPhie Wins Are Moguls

03/15/2013

ARE, Sweden (March 15) – On a beautiful bluebird day, Heather McPhie (Bozeman, MT) won her third FIS World Cup mogul competition of the season. The fast course rocketed Eliza Outtrim (Hamden, CT) into second place and onto her fourth podium of the season, and it allowed Patrick Deneen’s (Cle Elum, WA) speed and amplitude to land him a second...

Bronze for Kearney and Deneen

03/08/2013

VOSS, Norway (March 8) – With sunny skies and an energetic crowd, Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) and Patrick Deneen (Cle Elum, WA) both battled through the small final to win bronze in dual moguls at the 2013 Voss FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships. Friday made two medals out of two for them both at the World Champs. Kearney stole gold in...

Chinese Sweep Worlds Aerials Gold

03/07/2013

VOSS, Norway (March 7) – On a bluebird day in front of the Crown Prince of Norway, Mangtao Xu (women) and Guangpu Qi (men), both of China earned the World Championship titles after monster jumps earned Xu a score of 98 and Qi a massive 138. Team veterans Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA) earned 10th and 11th place...

Kearney Golden in World Champs Moguls

03/06/2013

VOSS, NORWAY (March 7) – Powerhouse Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) executed near perfect runs to earn her second career World Championship title at the the 2013 Voss FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships. In front of a crowd of thousands, Kearney stayed atop the leader board through each round with the fastest times, cleanest turns and biggest...

Freestyle/Freeskiing World Champs Team Named

03/04/2013

PARK CITY, UT (March 4) – Defending slopestyle World Champion Alex Schlopy (Park City, UT) heads up a strong roster of U.S. athletes named to compete at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, including both freestyle and freeskiing events. Olympic champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT) and 2009 World...

Debut World Cup Win for Bradley Wilson

02/24/2013

INAWASHIRO, Japan (Feb. 24) – Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) capped a career best weekend with a dual moguls win on the steep course in Inawashiro. Wilson wasn't alone as the USA took three of the top four spots in both men’s and women’s.

Veteran Cook Takes Season Finale

02/23/2013

BUKOVEL, Ukraine (Feb. 23) – Veteran Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) took the third FIS World Cup victory of her career Saturday night in Bukovel. Her win capped a strong night for U.S. Ski Team with four women in the top nine – all matching or exceeding career bests –...

Podium for Wilson in Japan

02/23/2013

INAWASHIRO, Japan (Feb. 23) – Rookie of the Year Bradley Wilson (Butte, MT) earned his career first podium in single moguls with a second place finish on a slick course in Inawashiro. Wilson was able to stay tight and in control on the fast course and finished...

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...

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