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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

Braaten, Killi Grab X Games Ski Slopestyle Golds at Home

Hafjell, Norway – Norwegian Øystein Braaten took the gold in front of the home crowd on Thursday at the X Games Norway ski slopestyle. Indiana native Nick Goepper earned a silver medal, while James Woods of Great Britain rounded out the podium men’s podium with bronze. In Thursday’s women’s comp, Johanne Killi also took home her fourth X … Continue reading Braaten, Killi Grab X Games Ski Slopestyle Golds at Home

Claire Sweeps Rev Tour Slopestyle

Seven Springs, PA – Wilmington, Vt.’s Caroline Claire swept the Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour ski slopestyle events at Seven Springs last week, topping both podiums. The overall Toyota U.S. Revolution Tour champions were also crowned, with Claire winning for the women and Ryan Stevenson, of Washington, N.J., for the men. Cal Carson (Winter Park, Colo.) … Continue reading Claire Sweeps Rev Tour Slopestyle

Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup Ski Halfpipe

Tignes, France – The American skiers had an excellent showing at the final FIS World Cup halfpipe of the season on Tuesday, with Alex Ferreira of Aspen, Colo. grabbing the top spot and fellow ColoradoanTaylor Seaton taking second for the men. It was Ferreira’s first major podium of the year, and it was a big one—he … Continue reading Ferreira and Seaton Go 1-2 at Final World Cup Ski Halfpipe

2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship Starts Today

Sierra Nevada, Spain – The 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships got underway today in Sierra Nevada, Spain, with the Opening Ceremony at the Granada Convention Centre.  It will be a World Championship of huge proportions with 25 Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard medal events planned during the 13 days of competition.    “Sierra Nevada and … Continue reading 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championship Starts Today

Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title

Silvaplana, Switzerland – Park City’s McRae Williams, and Gus Kenworthy of Telluride, Colo., scored podium finishes at the final FIS World Cup slopestyle event of the season in Silvaplana on Friday, with second and third-place finishes, respectively. Williams also earned the overall championship with the result, earning the FIS Crystal Globe for slopestyle. Joining Williams and … Continue reading Williams Wins World Cup Slopestyle Title

Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier

Twin Bridges, CA – California’s Sierra-at-Tahoe Resort will host its second annual Huck Cup, a 2-Star Freeride World Tour Qualifying event on March 3-4. The Freeride World Tour is a worldwide circuit of freeride skiing and snowboarding events where athletes compete on legendary and challenging terrain at some of the most renowned resorts around the world. Sierra-at-Tahoe’s event … Continue reading Sierra-at-Tahoe Hosts Freeride World Tour Qualifier