Be on the lookout for double-threat Lyman Currier. He won the FIS World Cup Finals in 2013 for slopestyle and The North Face Park & Pipe Open Series for halfpipe. (Getty Images/AFP/Javier Soriano)
David Wise became the first-ever Olympic halfpipe skiing champion Tuesday night, winning gold at the sport’s debut at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
Athletes completed the final training for halfpipe skiing Monday despite fog at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
Olympians David Wise and Maddie Bowman both grabbed X Games gold at the halfpipe skiing final in Aspen Friday night, just a few weeks before the historic halfpipe skiing debut at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.
Tonight, 11 athletes were nominated to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Lyman Currier and Aaron Blunck join David Wise on the first-ever Olympic team for halfpipe skiing after taking first and second Saturday at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
Alex Ferreira boosted into second place Friday at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix, while Brita Sigourney became the second U.S. woman to secure an Olympic halfpipe team spot and Maddie Bowman took the victory for the women.
David Wise clinched a nomination to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team Sunday with his victory in the snowy halfpipe final at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face at Breckenridge.
The nation’s leading freeskiing athletes continue the battle for Olympic team spots Jan. 8-12 when the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face heads to Breckenridge for the third of five Olympic qualification events.
Aaron Blunck moved to the top of the U.S. Olympic qualification standings with his halfpipe win Friday at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series presented by The North Face.
The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, America’s top tour for freeskiing and snowboarding, is coming to Breckenridge Ski Resort Jan. 8-12.
David Wise led a full-throttle U.S. sweep of the first-ever halfpipe skiing Olympic qualifier at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships Saturday night at Breckenridge with Aaron Blunck and Lyman Currier finishing second and third.
VIDEO: Currier Wins Sierra Nevada
U.S. Freeskiing rookie team member Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO) also took his career first victory in the FIS World Cup men's final in Sierra Nevada, coming off an ACL injury.
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The multi-talented Lyman Currier competes in halfpipe, slopestyle, and big air, and he is about to take the world by storm. Making waves on the rookie circuit during the 2011-12 season, Currier landed in eighth in the AFP World Rankings out of nearly 3,000 other competitors.
After recovering from a knee injury, Currier hopped right back to where he left off. He took first in halfpipe at The North Face Park & Pipe Open Series in Northstar. He didn’t stop there either, taking first in slopestyle at the FIS World Cup Finals in Sierra Nevada, Spain.
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