Montana native and 15 year-old Maggie Voisin burst onto the women’s pro slopestyle scene during the 2013-2014 season with a Dew Tour podium, X Games silver medal, and a spot on the inaugural U.S. Olympic slopestyle team. (Getty Images/Streeter Lecka)
Young Maggie Voisin suffered an ankle injury in training Saturday that will keep her out of Tuesday's medals round.
Olympian Nick Goepper, seen here last year a X Games Aspen, became the first man since 2004 to win back-to-back slopestyle skiing gold medals at X Games on Sunday, just two weeks from the sport's Olympic debut in Sochi, Russia.
Additional athletes were nominated today to the first-ever U.S. Freeskiing Olympic team.
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.
The nation’s leading freeskiing athletes continue the battle for Olympic team spots Jan. 8-12 when the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face heads to Breckenridge for the third of five Olympic qualification events.
Rookie Darian Stevens took second and the top U.S. spot at Saturday’s slopestyle final while Grete Eliassen came in third at the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix presented by The North Face. Dara Howell of Canada won the women’s FIS World Cup event.
U.S. athletes converge at the second of five Olympic qualification events and the opening of the Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix Series Presented by The North Face, part of the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix tour, at Copper Mountain Dec. 20-21.
Three-time X Games medalist Devin Logan sealed the victory Saturday in the first-ever slopestyle skiing Olympic qualifier at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships.
X Games gold medalist Nick Goepper sealed the top qualification spot for the men’s slopestyle skiing final on Thursday at the Dew Tour iON Mountain Championships, which kicked off the first-ever Olympic qualification series for U.S. Freeskiing.
X Games champion Nick Goepper set the tone for the 2014 Olympic freeskiing season with a win in the Audi Quattro New Zealand Winter Games slopestyle on Sunday.
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Montana native and 15-year-old Maggie Voisin burst onto the women’s pro slopestyle scene during the 2013-2014 season with a Dew Tour podium, X Games silver medal and a spot on the inaugural U.S. Olympic slopestyle team.
Known for her smooth style and unique grabs, Voisin celebrated her 15th birthday on the podium at the Breckenridge Dew Tour, the first of five Olympic qualification events. Her consistent performance at the remainder of the Grand Prix events earned her a coaches’ discretionary nomination to the Olympic team. But before heading to Sochi, Voisin dropped into Aspen, CO and bagged a silver medal in women’s slopestyle at her first X Games appearance. A week later Voisin went to Russia as the youngest U.S. Olympian since 1972, but unfortunately, she suffered a broken ankle during a practice session and was unable to compete. Voisin was proud to have represented her country at the Olympics and closed out the 2014 season in third place on the AFP slopestyle world ranking list.
Voisin debuted on the freeskiing scene during the 2012-2013 season with wins at the U.S. Revolution Tour and a win at the WSI/AFP World Championship event in Whistler against the sport’s top pros. With Voisin’s varied bag of tricks, she is likely to be showing the competition a thing or two in the years to come.
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