Maddie Bowman broke out onto the women’s freeskiing halfpipe scene in 2012 and she hasn’t looked back. With three X Games medals since her debut, the world is sure to see a lot more of her mettle in years to come. (Photo: Getty Images/Doug Pensinger)
Maddie Bowman, David Wise, Torin Yater-Wallace and more will vie for spots on the Olympic Team in this year's Sprint U.S. Grand Prix series.
In a repeat of X Games Tignes 2012, Torin Yater-Wallace took the gold medal and left silver for David Wise.
David Wise and Torin Yater-Wallace boosted ahead of the tough competition to win halfpipe gold and silver at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Oslo, Norway.
Defending slopestyle World Champion Alex Schlopy heads up a strong roster of U.S. athletes named to compete at the 2013 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships.
Find out how David Wise, Maddie Bowman and more are preparing with only one year remaining to the Olympic Winter Games.
David Wise and Maddie Bowman repeated their X Games titles winning in the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix at Park City Mountain Resort.
Maddie Bowman combined back to back 9s to win her first X Games gold.
The Sprint U.S. Grand Prix returns to Park City Mountain Resort Jan. 28 – Feb. 2 with halfpipe snowboarding and freeskiing featuring X Games gold medalist David Wise and defending freeskiing champion Maddie Bowman.
Despite snow and wind Maddie Bowman displayed great athleticism with her left and right 900’s that landed her in first at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix.
Brita Sigourney’s amplitude and technical tricks won the judges over at women’s halfpipe finals at Dew Tour today.
Some of U.S. Freeskiing’s best athletes, like recently crowned AFP halfpipe World Champion Torin Yater-Wallace and AFP slopestyle World Champion Tom Wallisch have descended upon Mammoth Mountain's terrain park.
U.S. Freeskiing athletes Gus Kenworthy and Devin Logan were crowned the overall AFP World Champions following the season ending AFP World Championships slopestyle and halfpipe competitions last weekend in Whistler.
After a season of podiums, that included an X Games gold, a Dew Tour victory and a VISA U.S. Grand Prix second, Torin Yater-Wallace was crowned the 2012 AFP halfpipe champion
won women's halfpipe on the Dew Tour at Snowbasin.
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In December 2011 she hadn’t yet been invited to the Dew Tour, but earned her January spot after winning a Rev Tour event and taking fourth at the VISA U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain, CO. She converted the ticket into victory at the Killington, VT Dew Tour stop and also took third at Snowbasin, UT. Her top spots also merited an invite to her very first X Games in Aspen, where she took home the silver medal.
The 2012 season came to a close with Bowman’s victory at the AFP World Championship halfpipe event thanks to her brand new cork 900. The win landed her third in the women’s AFP halfpipe standings.
Bowman’s first X Games gold in 2013, a bronze at X Games Tignes and victories at both stops of the VISA U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix made for a sweet ski season. Top it all off with her first AFP halfpipe title and that wraps it for the 2013 winter. With this kind of momentum, it’s looking good looking towards Sochi.
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She says, “In the summer I try to do something outdoors every day. I try to live a really active life and am easily bored when I have too much down time. If I'm not competing or training and I have an opportunity to ski, you can definitely find me on the hill.”
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