Double-threat Devin Logan may have wanted to be an alpine racer, but thanks to her brother—and thankfully for the world of freeskiing—the 2014 Olympic slopestyle silver medalist chose the freeskiing track. (Getty Images/Cameron Spencer)
Four U.S. Freeskiing athletes landed on the podium in the slopestyle skiing competition at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix in Park City, UT.
With fresh snow falling on Park City Mountain Resort at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix, the conditions were tough for the athletes in the Visa slopestyle skiing qualifiers. The two heats became a game of survival, with the snow making speed a major issue.
Wednesday kicked off qualifying rounds for all Sprint U.S. Grand Prix events in Park City, UT, including the Visa U.S. Grand Prix ski halfpipe.
Olympic champion Maddie Bowman’s solid run during halfpipe skiing qualifications at the Visa U.S. Grand Prix translated to a first place podium.
David Wise, Torin Yater-Wallace and Devin Logan each found the podium at the first U.S. Grand Prix of the season.
Nine U.S. Freeskiing athletes qualified for Friday's finals at the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain.
Westminster College honored its 23 Olympians, including five medals from current and past students, part of a longstanding partnership with the USSA.
Today, just about all your favorite athletes are on Twitter. But how did they get their start there? Check out their first-ever tweets. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Devin Logan made history Tuesday earning a silver medal in the thrilling debut of slopestyle skiing at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games.
The North Face is being honored by the USSA and SnowSports Industries America (SIA) for its work with the new Olympic sport of freeskiing. Photo: Diane Bondareff/Invision for The North Face/AP Images
Tonight, 11 athletes were nominated to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team. (Photo: Sarah Brunson/U.S. Freeskiing)
Angeli VanLaanen secured her spot on the first-ever Olympic team for halfpipe skiing Saturday with her win at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
Dara Howell of Canada took third, Julia Krass first and Keri Herman second at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Saturday at Park City, where Herman clinched her spot on the first-ever U.S. Olympic team for slopestyle skiing.
U.S. Freeskiing double-threat Devin Logan mathematically clinched her spot on the first-ever U.S. Olympic team for slopestyle skiing Friday with her impressive victory at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
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Double-threat Devin Logan, or “DLo” as her friends call her, is one of the most decorated female freeskiers out there. With multiple overall AFP titles, X-Games medals and World Cup podiums to her name, Logan can now add an Olympic slopestyle silver medal to her long list of accomplishments.
After winning the season-opening New Zealand World Cup halfpipe in August 2012, Logan suffered a blown knee, which forced her off skis for almost a year. Committed to rehab and her college education, she stayed busy. That included becoming an AFP and FIS certified judge, and she judged some events while injured to have a better understanding of her sport. That commitment and sport knowledge paid off just in time for her to hop back on the 2013-2014 competition circuit and qualify for a spot on the inaugural U.S. Olympic Slopestyle Team. In Sochi, Devin threw one of the best runs of her life to take home the silver medal and make freeskiing history. In addition to her Olympic success, Devin took the 2014 AFP overall title for the third time in her career and finished second in slopestyle.
At 15 Logan was on the U.S. Championships podium, finishing second in halfpipe skiing and jump-starting her career. During 2011, her first full competition season, the 17-year-old Vermont native made her X Games debut in both halfpipe and slopestyle, collecting her first X Games medal with a halfpipe bronze at the European X Games. But Logan wasn't done there. She earned her first U.S. halfpipe skiing title and the overall AFP crown to cap her rookie season. She went on to repeat the feat in 2012 with 12 podiums and two X Games medals, claiming her second AFP Overall Championship title.
OFF THE SNOW
Silver, SS, Sochi, RUS, 2014
1st, Overall, 2014
2nd, SS, 2014
5th, HP, 2014
1st, Overall, 2012
1st, Overall, 2011
1st, HP, 2011
3rd, SS, 2012
Silver, HP, Tignes, FRA, 2012
Silver, SS, Aspen, CO, 2012
Bronze, HP, Tignes, FRA, 2011
4th, SS, Tignes, FRA, 2012
5th, SS, Aspen, CO, 2015
5th, SS, Aspen, CO, 2014
5th, HP, Aspen, CO, 2012
5th, HP, Park City, UT, 2011
5th, SS, Park City, UT, 2011
1st, HP standings, 2014
5th, SS, New Zealand Winter Games, Cardrona, 2013
1st, HP, New Zealand Winter Games, Cardrona, 2013
Two podiums during 2012 season
Finished 3rd in SS standings and 4th in HP, 2012
3rd, HP, Mammoth Mountain, CA, 2015
2nd, HP, Copper Mountain, CO, 2015
1st, SS, Park City #1, 2014
3rd, HP, Park City #2, 2014
5th, HP, Park City #1, 2014
7th, HP, Breckenridge, CO, 2014
3rd, SS, Breckenridge, CO, 2014
4th, HP, Copper Mountain, CO, Dec. 2013
12th, SS, Copper Mountain, CO, Dec. 2013
2nd, SS, Mammoth Mountain, 2012
U.S. CHAMPIONSHIPS TITLES
2011, HP, Stratton, VT
1st, SS, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO, Dec. 2013
6th, HP, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO Dec. 2013
2nd, HP, The North Face Park and Pipe Open, Copper Mountain, CO, 2013
4th, HP, The North Face New Zealand Freeski Open, Cardrona, 2013
5th, SS, The North Face New Zealand Freeski Open, Cardrona, 2013
1st, Dew Tour overall, 2012
Gold, SS, Junior World Championships, Valmalenco, ITA, 2012
1st, SS, North Face Park & Pipe Open, Waterville Valley, NH, 2012
1st, HP, Dew Tour, Snowbasin, UT, 2012
2nd, HP, Dew Tour, Killington, VT, 2012
2nd, SS/HP, Dew Tour, Snowbasin, UT, 2011
3rd, SS, Dew Tour, Snowbasin, UT, 2012
5th, HP, Dew Tour, Breckenridge, CO, 2012