Slopestyle force Devin Logan named to the team. (Getty Images - Ezra Shaw)
PARK CITY, UT (March 7) – X Games silver medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT), World Cup skicross standout Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO), and Youth Olympic Games skicross athlete Lesley Wilson (Steamboat Springs, CO) headline a group of 11 athletes named to the 2012 FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships Team for U.S. Freeskiing. The Junior Worlds take place March 20–25 in Valmalenco, Italy.
2012 U.S. FREESKIING FIS FREESTYLE JUNIOR WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM
Men - Skicross Nico Monforte, Olympic Valley, CA 1/14/1995 (Squaw Valley Ski Team) KC Brousseau, Saranac Lake, NY 5/12/1994 (New York Ski Education Foundation) Brant Crossan, Steamboat Springs, CO 3/19/1992 (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club) Tyler Wallasch, Mammoth Lakes, CA 6/8/1994 (Mammoth Mountain Ski Club)
Women - Skicross Whitney Gardner, Stateline, NV 6/24/1994 (Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation) Carlyn Williams, Belvedere, CA 3/18/1995 (Squaw Valley Ski Team) Lesley Wilson, Steamboat Springs, CO 8/2/1996 (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)
Men – SlopestyleColby Stevenson, Park City, UT 10/3/1997 (Axis Freeride) Carson Lehouillier, Incline Village, NV 12/6/1996 (Far West Freeride) Cody Cirillo, Breckenridge, CO 1/23/1993 (Team Breckenridge Sports Club)
Women - Slopestyle Devin Logan, West Dover, VT 2/17/1993 (Mount Snow Training Center) Emilia Wint, Denver, CO 6/21/1994 (Team Breckenridge Sports Club) Annalisa Drew, Andover, MA 5/28/1993 (Carrabassett Valley Academy Athletics)
HIGHLIGHTS • Devin Logan has had a stellar season with six podiums and is currently ranked first overall in the world according to the AFP World Ranking List. • Look out for Tyler Wallasch; he has two podium finishes on the NorAm tour this season. • Emilia Wint has had three notable podiums this season including the VISA U.S. Grand Prix, Dew Tour and Aspen/Snowmass Open. • Youth Olympic Games athlete Lesley Wilson has been named to the women’s U.S. Junior Worlds skicross team. • Junior Worlds take place in Valmalenco, Italy March 20-25, 2012. • Skicross athletes were invited based upon their finishes at the U.S. Freeskiing Hole Shot NorAm Tour and Canyons Resort Sprint U.S. Grand Prix events. • Slopestyle athletes were invited based on finishes at the U.S. Revolution Tour and Mammoth Mountain VISA U.S. Grand Prix. • Invited athletes must be between the ages of 14 – 19 years old • Valmalenco, Italy is 95 miles northeast of Milan, and six miles south of the Swiss border.
EVENT SCHEDULE Tuesday, March 20 – Skicross Thursday, March 22 – Slopestyle