Category Archives: World Cup

Skier David Wise, of Reno, Nev., competes in the halfpipe during the 2013 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix in Park City, Utah. (photo: USSA/Sarah Brunson)

2014 Olympic Champions Return to Sprint Grand Prix

Park City, UT – Entering its 19th season, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix has a long legacy of creating Olympic freeskiing and snowboarding champions. This year many of them will return to compete on the 2014-15 tour, including 2014 Olympic champions Maddie Bowman, Joss Christensen, Kaitlyn Farrington, David Wise and Sage Kotsenburg. Over $400,000 in […]

Henrik Kristoffersen of Norway skis to victory in Sunday's World Cup slalom in Levi, Finland. (photo: Alpinlandslaget)

Norway’s Kristoffersen Wins Levi Slalom

Levi, Finland – Sunday’s racing in Finland wrapped up a tough World Cup weekend for the U.S. Ski Team, which could only muster an 18th place finish by Ted Ligety in a men’s slalom narrowly won by 20-year-old Norwegian Henrik Kristoffersen. A mere .12 seconds separated Kristoffersen from Austria’s Marcel Hirscher as the young Norwegian notched his second […]