Tag Archives: Freestyle

Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion

Park City, UT – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) defines its core value of grit as “courage, tenacity and perseverance on the path to excellence.” Over the past few seasons, Brad Wilson has demonstrated he’s one of the grittiest U.S. Ski Team athletes out there, overcoming inexperience, distraction and injury to become one of … Continue reading Brad Wilson: What Makes A Champion

Debut Moguls Win for Jaelin Kauf

Senboku City, Japan – In Sunday’s World Cup dual moguls competition at Tazawako Ski Resort in Japan, Wyoming’s Jaelin Kauf skied to her first career World Cup win, with teammate Olivia Giaccio, of Redding, Conn., joining her on the podium with a third place finish, also a career first. Both Kauf and Giaccio, who came to the … Continue reading Debut Moguls Win for Jaelin Kauf

Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Senboku City, Japan – After a rainy day of training on Friday, the Tazawako event crew worked hard to keep the course in tip-top shape, leading to Saturday’s World Cup moguls competition in Japan. Canada’s Mikaël Kingsbury and Australia’s Britteny Cox were victorious once again. In the men’s competition, Kingsbury came out on top with a score of 89.99, … Continue reading Kingsbury, Cox Notch Another Moguls Win in Japan

Mogul Skiers Gear Up for Two Events in Japan

Senboku City, Japan – After a successful Olympic test event in PyeongChang, South Korea last week, the FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup tour is moving on to the second-to-last stop of the season at Tazawako Ski Resort in Japan. Athletes will compete in both moguls and dual moguls Saturday and Sunday. The U.S. Ski Team has … Continue reading Mogul Skiers Gear Up for Two Events in Japan

Four Canadian Moguls Skiers Land on Korean Podium

PyeongChang, South Korea – It was one of the most awaited stops on the FIS Freestyle World Cup calendar this season. One year out from the 2018 Olympic Games, mogul athletes had the opportunity this weekend to compete on the site that will be hosting the largest sporting event on the planet next year. For the … Continue reading Four Canadian Moguls Skiers Land on Korean Podium

Third for Bohonnon at Olympic Test Event

PyeongChang, South Korea – The world’s best aerials athletes put the 2018 Olympic site to the test on Friday, working through windy conditions to put on a show and demonstrate their sport 364 days ahead of opening ceremonies. Mac Bohonnon, of Madison, Conn., proudly led the U.S. Ski Team aerials squad, landing his second podium finish … Continue reading Third for Bohonnon at Olympic Test Event

PyeongChang Venues Get a Test

PyeongChang, South Korea – One year from now, the best winter sport athletes in the world will descend upon PyeongChang, South Korea for the 23rd Olympic Winter Games. This week, the World Cup moguls and aerials athletes will get their first taste of the Olympic venues when they compete in an official test event Friday and Saturday. Located … Continue reading PyeongChang Venues Get a Test