Newly named U.S. Freeskiing team member Devin Logan, of W. Dover, Vt., trains this week at the Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain ski resort in Colorado. (photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)

2015 U.S. Freeskiing Team Named

Copper Mountain, CO – The 2015 U.S. Freeskiing halfpipe and slopestyle teams were named yesterday at the season opening Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain.

Led by Olympic champions David Wise (Reno, Nev.), Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, Calif.) and Joss Christensen (Park City, Utah), this year’s team of 36 skiers features three other decorated Olympic medalists, including Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, Ind.), Devin Logan (West Dover, Vt.) and Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, Colo.), along with rookie skiers Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, Mont.), Lyman Currier (Boulder, Colo.) and Annalisa Drew (Andover, Mass.) ready to make their mark on the U.S. Freeskiing scene.

Newly named U.S. Freeskiing team member Devin Logan, of W. Dover, Vt., trains this week at the Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain ski resort in Colorado. (photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Newly named U.S. Freeskiing team member Devin Logan, of W. Dover, Vt., trains this week at the Sprint Grand Prix at Copper Mountain ski resort in Colorado. (photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)

“We are fortunate to have so many talented athletes representing U.S. Freeskiing. After some amazing performances at the Olympics last February, we are eager to build on that momentum moving forward,” said head coach Mike Jankowski, adding, “Everyone brings something unique to the team and is working hard to keep improving and keep it fun. We look forward to another great season.”

 

The halfpipe skiers begin their competition season this week at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, the winter’s first FIS World Cup and Association of Freeskiing Professionals Platinum Level competition taking place through Saturday at Copper Mountain, and will join the slopestyle skiers for their season kick off at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo., Dec. 11-14.

2015 U.S. Freeskiing Team Roster
Name (Birthdate, Hometown, Club, USASA series)
*Denotes Olympian

2015 U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Pro Team
Men

  • Duncan Adams (Breckenridge, CO, Northern Vermont Series)
  • Wing Tai Barrymore (5/1/1992, Sun Valley, ID, Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation)
  • Aaron Blunck (4/12/1996, Crested Butte, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, Rocky Mountain Series)*
  • Lyman Currier (8/28/1994, Boulder, CO, Rocky Mountain Series)*
  • Simon Dumont (7/9/1986, Bethel, ME)
  • Alex Ferreira (8/14/1994, Aspen, CO, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, Aspen/Snowmass Series)
  • Gus Kenworthy (8/1/1991, Telluride, CO, Southwest Colorado Series)*
  • David Wise (6/30/1990, Reno, NV)*
  • Torin Yater-Wallace (12/2/1995, Basalt, CO, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club, Aspen/Snowmass Series)*
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Women

  • Maddie Bowman (1/10/1994, South Lake Tahoe, CA, Sierra-at-Tahoe Education Foundation South Tahoe Series)*
  • Annalisa Drew (5/28/1993, Andover, MA, Ski & Snowboard Club Vail, Southwest Colorado Series)*
  • Devin Logan (2/17/1993, West Dover, VT, Mount Snow Academy, Southern Vermont Series)*
  • Brita Sigourney (1/17/1990, Carmel, CA)*
  • Angeli Vanlaanen (10/24/1985, Bellingham, WA)*

2015 U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Pro Team
Men

  • Bobby Brown (6/5/1991, Breckenridge, CO, Rocky Mountain Series)*
  • Joss Christensen (12/20/1991, Park City, UT, Park City Freestyle Ski Team)
  • Nick Goepper (3/14/1994, Lawrenceburg, IN, Windells Academy)*
  • Gus Kenworthy (10/1/1991, Telluride, CO, Southwest Colorado Series)*
  • Chris Laker (6/23/1993, Cincinnati, OH)
  • Alex Schlopy (7/25/1992, Park City, UT, The Winter Sports School in Park City)
  • Tom Wallisch (7/22/1987, Pittsburgh, PA, University of Utah)
  • McRae Williams (10/23/1990, Park City, UT)

Women

  • Ashley Battersby (1/27/1988, Park City, UT, The Winter Sports School in Park City)*
  • Keri Herman (8/16/1983, Breckenridge, CO, University of Denver)*
  • Devin Logan (West Dover, VT, Mount Snow Academy, Southern Vermont Series)*
  • Maggie Voisin (12/14/1998, Whitefish, MT; Axis Freeskiing, Inland NW Series)*
  • Emilia Wint (6/21/1994, Denver, CO, Hawks Freeride, Rocky Mountain Series)

U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Rookie Team
Men

  • Jacob Bebee (6/15/1999, Ketchum, ID, Sun Valley Education Foundation)
  • Birk Irving (7/26/1999, Winter Park, CO, Winter Park Freeride Team, Rocky Mountain Series)
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Women

  • Jeanee Crane-Mauzy (6/5/1996, Park City, UT, Axis Freeride, Big Mountain West Series)
  • Abigail Hansen (5/26/1998, Mammoth Lakes, CA, Mammoth Mountain Freeski Team)

U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Rookie Team
Men

  • Willie Borm (5/21/1997, Chaska, MN, Midwest Freestyle Association)
  • Alex Hackel (Sunday River, ME)
  • Andy Partridge (8/10/1996, Park City, UT, Axis Freeride, Big Mountain West Series)
  • Colby Stevenson (10/3/1997, Park City, UT, Axis Freeride, Big Mountain West Series)

Women

  • Jess Breda (9/23/1995, Marshfield, MA, Waterville Valley BBTS)
  • Julia Krass (6/7/1997, Hanover, NH, Team Axis, New Hampshire Series)
  • Alexi Micinski (9/19/1994, Meridian, ID, ISSA, Idaho Mountain Freeride Series)
  • Darian Stevens (10/29/1996, Missoula, MT, Missoula Freestyle Ski Team)

U.S. Freeskiing Staff

  • Jeremy Forster, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding Director
  • Abbi Nyberg, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding Program Manager
  • Kelsey Sloan, U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding Team Manager
  • Mike Jankowski, U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe and Slopestyle Head Coach

U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Staff

  • Andy Woods, U.S. Freeskiing Pro Halfpipe Coach
  • Ben Verge, U.S. Freeskiing Pro Halfpipe Coach
  • Luke Byers, U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Technician

U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Staff

  • Skogen Sprang, U.S. Freeskiing Pro Slopestyle Coach
  • Dave Coombs, U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Coach and Technician
  • Lauren Tiejen, U.S. Freeskiing Physical Therapist

U.S. Freeskiing Development Staff

  • DJ Montigny, U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe and Slopestyle National Development Coach

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