Tag Archives: China

Freeride World Tour Eyes China

Changbaichan, China – On a groundbreaking exploratory trip to the world’s most populous country, Freeride World Tour (FWT) organizers and athletes set off on a five-day trip to investigate the potential for a future FWT competition in Changbaichan, located in the Changbai Mountains on the border of China and North Korea. The objective of the trip … Continue reading Freeride World Tour Eyes China

Kingsbury Crowned Moguls Champion in Thaiwoo

Chongli, China – Mogul skiers ended their 2016-2017 World Cup season with a final dual moguls competition on Sunday at Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China. Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury won the dual moguls event, after also winning Saturday’s singles event. While in China, Kingsbury collected the World Cup title that he had already locked up earlier in the season. “I am … Continue reading Kingsbury Crowned Moguls Champion in Thaiwoo

Another Strong Finish for Murphy in China

Chongli, China – It was an exciting day of competition in beautiful sunny conditions on Saturday at Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China, future site of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, as the best mogul skiers in the world tried out a new course and laid it all on the line in the final singles competition of the … Continue reading Another Strong Finish for Murphy in China

POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Xiwanzi (Hebei) China – The Chinese company Beijing Raissun Investment Co. Ltd, owner of Thaiwoo Ski Resort in China’s Hebei Province, and the French ski lift company POMA this week signed a strategic partnership to develop Thaiwoo. The resort is expected to be one of the sites hosting the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and with a proposed build-out calling … Continue reading POMA Signs Agreement to Develop China’s Thaiwoo Ski Resort

Squaw Valley Sends Delegation to China

Beijing, China – A Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows ”stoke delegation” this month visited the resort’s sister mountain in China, Genting Secret Garden, as part of the two resorts’ ongoing effort to spur interest in skiing and snowboarding in China in advance of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, and as outbound tourism from China to the U.S. — … Continue reading Squaw Valley Sends Delegation to China

U.S. Fails to Qualify for Beijing Team Aerials Finals

Beijing, China – After taking the win in Saturday’s individual competition, Ashley Caldwell, of Ashburn, Va., earned herself another World Cup podium in Beijing, finishing second in the qualifying round of Sunday’s team event. The U.S. was unable to qualify for a spot in the team event finals as China took the women’s win in front of … Continue reading U.S. Fails to Qualify for Beijing Team Aerials Finals

Virginia’s Caldwell Wins World Cup Aerials Opener

Beijing, China – The American National Anthem rang loud and clear throughout Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium on Saturday after Ashley Caldwell, of Ashburn, Va., laid down a solid triple twisting triple flip to win the FIS Freestyle aerials World Cup opener. Teammate Kiley McKinnon, of Madison, Conn., joined Caldwell on the podium in third. Caldwell’s road to Beijing … Continue reading Virginia’s Caldwell Wins World Cup Aerials Opener