Freeskiing News

Mammoth Hosts Revolution Tour Jan. 26-29


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 25, 2016) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour continues with the second stop at Mammoth Mountain, California. The premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots competitions and the elite-level professional comps.

Christensen and Williams Go 1-2 at Grand Prix


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 24, 2016) – Olympic champion Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) topped the competitive slopestyle field at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Sunday with teammate McRae Williams (Park City, UT) taking second. Caroline Claire (Wilmington, VT) was the top finisher for the women in 10th.


Kenworthy Crowned U.S. Grand Prix Winner


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 23, 2016) – It was an American halfpipe podium sweep at the first stop of the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain this week. Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) won the event, David Wise (Reno, CO) took second and Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) rounded out the podium in third. Due to heavy snow, Saturday's...

Logan Second in U.S. Grand Prix Halfpipe


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 22, 2016) –  Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) skied her way to a second-place finish at the first stop of the 2016 Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on Friday. It was Logan’s first competition since injuring her shoulder at the Breckenridge Dew Tour in December.

Ayana Onozuka of Japan took the...

USA Qualifies Eight to Grand Prix Halfpipe Finals


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 21, 2016) – The first Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix of the 2016 season successfully kicked off at Mammoth Mountain Thursday, as the Americans qualified two women and six men to the halfpipe finals on Friday.

The ladies were up first and two previously injured American women scored two of the six available...

U.S. Grand Prix Kicks Off at Mammoth Mountain


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN, CA (Jan. 19, 2016) – The first stop of the U.S. Grand Prix tour will be held at California’s Mammoth Mountain Jan. 21-24. Both snowboarders and freeskiers will compete in halfpipe and slopestyle.

With a fantastic start to the 2015-16 season, Mammoth has plenty of snow in their legendary Unbound terrain park and the 22-...

Prymak 12th in Watles Skicross


WATLES, Italy (January 16, 2016) – Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY) was the top American finisher in 12th in World Cup Skicross competition Saturday, matching the best World Cup finish ever for a U.S. woman.

“Being able to crack the top 15 on the World Cup level is a great accomplishment and moves me closer and closer to my career goals in...

Squaw Valley Cross Cup Canceled


OLYMPIC VALLEY, CA (Jan. 13, 2016) – The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced today the cancellation of the Audi FIS Skicross and FIS Snowboardcross World Cup events, scheduled to take place in Squaw Valley, CA March 11-13, 2016.

While Squaw has received nearly 18 feet of snow this season, this year’s event was taken off...

Six Freeskiers Nominated to Youth Olympic Games


PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 6, 2016) - Six young Americans have been nominated to the freeskiing team slated to compete in the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer, Norway February 12-21. The International Olympic Committee’s Youth Olympic Games offers a competitive venue for young athletes to not only compete, but also participate in a Learn...

Top 7 Moments of 2015


It was highly memorable year for U.S. Freeskiing. New tricks, podium-topping performances and moments of personal triumph combined to make 2015 a year for the record books. Check out the top moments of 2015.


Kenworthy Wins Dew Tour Again


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 13, 2015) – Defending Dew Tour champion Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) made it two in a row when he won Sunday’s slopestyle competition at Breckenridge. Under sunny skies, the course was fast and fun, allowing for what was one of the better men’s ski slopestyle finals ever contested.

Wise Wins Dew Tour Superpipe


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 12, 2015) - American skier David Wise (Reno, NV) won the men’s superpipe event under snowy conditions at the Dew Tour Breckenridge on Saturday. Wise, who won Olympic gold at the inaugural ski halfpipe event in Sochi, was the top qualifier going into the final and he won the comp with the last run of the day after falling...

Hansen Dominates Rev Tour Halfpipe at Copper


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 11, 2015) – U.S. rookie halfpipe team member Abigale Hansen (June Lake, CA) dominated the first stop of the U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain, CO on Thursday and Friday, winning both halfpipe events. Hansen led a strong contingency of up-and-coming U.S. freeskiers to kick off what looks to be a promising season...

Solid U.S. Ski Cross Results at Val Thorens


VAL THORENS, France (Dec. 11, 2015) – Ski cross athletes face a challenging course on the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup tour this weekend, competing in back-to-back competitions Friday and Saturday.

Americans fared well in the first of two World Cups Friday with Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY) finishing 16th in the women’s race, and Brant...

Sigourney Third at Dew Tour


Breckenridge, CO (Dec. 11, 2015) — American skier Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) hit the podium at the first major freeskiing contest of the season, the Dew Tour Breckenridge. Sigourney took third in the superpipe competition with a run that included a leftside 900 and an alley oop 540. Teammate Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) was the top seed, but...

Drew Leads U.S. In Dew Tour Superpipe Qualifying


BRECKENRIDGE, CO (Dec. 10, 2015) – The first major freeskiing competition of the 2015-16 season is kicking off in Colorado this week with the Dew Tour Breckenridge. U.S. athletes are competing against an international field in superpipe and slopestyle competitions.

2016 U.S. Freeskiing Team Named


PARK CITY, UT (Dec. 7) - The 2016 U.S. Freeskiing halfpipe, slopestyle and big air teams, led by Olympic champions David Wise (Reno, NV), Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and Joss Christensen (Park City, UT), were officially announced today. This year’s team features a hard-hitting roster of decorated Olympians like Nick...

Crossan Leads in Montafon Ski Cross


MONTAFON, Austria (Dec. 5 2015)- The 2015-16 World Cup ski cross season kicked off Saturday in Montafon, Austria with two American men finishing in the top 30. Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO) and Tyler Wallasch (Mammoth Lakes, CA) blasted through Friday’s qualifying round where all 32 men registered times with in 1.52 seconds of each...

Revolution Tour Kicks Off at Copper Mountain


COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec.1, 2015) – The 2016 U.S. Revolution Tour kicks off Dec. 7 at Copper Mountain, Colorado. As the premier contest tour for the next generation of freeskiers and snowboarders, the Rev Tour serves to bridge the gap between grassroots competitions and the elite-level professional competitions. At the first of four stops on...

Tom Wallisch Up for Powder Award


Tom Wallisch was nominated for an esteemed Powder Award this year for "Best Manmade Air" in Good Company's Good Company Two. The longest running awards show in skiing brings together the biggest names in the sport, including Sage Cattabriga-Alosa, Ian McIntosh, Tom Wallisch, Angel Collinson and Sean Pettit along with ski legends, media...