Freeskiing

U.S. Freeskiing Announces World Champs Team

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USSA
2017-03-07 14:23
 

SIERRA NEVADA, Spain (Mar. 6, 2017) – A team of 19 freeskiers will headline U.S. Freeskiing at the 2017 FIS Freestyle World Championships in Sierra Nevada, Spain, March 6-19. The U.S. skiers will compete in halfpipe, slopestyle and skicross.

The highly competitive U.S. team competing in Sierra Nevada include 2017 FIS slopestyle crystal globe winner McRae Williams (Park City, UT), X Games Aspen halfpipe gold medalist Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO), 2014 Olympic halfpipe gold medalist Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) and Mammoth Mountain U.S. Grand Prix slopestyle winner Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT). Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY), the most successful American female skicross athlete in history, will headline the skicross team.

U.S. Freeskiing will be sharing action throughout the FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat (usfreeskiing).

2017 U.S. FREESKIING FIS FREESTYLE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM
(Hometown; Club; Birthdate)

HALFPIPE
Men
Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail; 4/12/96)
Birk Irving (Winter Park, CO; Winter Park Freeride Team; 7/26/99)
Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO; Telluride High School; 10/1/91)
David Wise (Reno, NV; 6/30/90)

Women
Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA; Sierra-at-Tahoe Education Foundation; 1/10/94)
Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail; 5/28/93)
Devin Logan (West Dover, VT; Mount Snow Academy; 2/17/93)
Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA; 1/17/90)

SLOPESTYLE
Men
Joss Christensen (Park City, UT; Park City Freestyle Ski Team; 12/20/91)
Alex Hall (Salt Lake City, UT; Team Park City United; 9/21/98)
Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO; Telluride High School; 10/1/91)
McRae Williams (Park City, UT; 10/13/90)

Women
Devin Logan (West Dover, VT; Mount Snow Academy; 2/17/93)
Taylor Lundquist (Salt Lake City, UT; Team Park City United; 6/28/93)
Darian Stevens (Missoula, MT; Missoula Freestyle Ski Team; 10/29/96)
Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT; Team Park City United; 12/14/98)

SKICROSS
Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO; 3/19/92)
Tania Prymak (Goshen, NY; 10/12/92)
Tyler Wallasch (Mammoth Lakes, CA; Mammoth Mountain Ski & Snowboard Club; 6/8/94)

EVENT SCHEDULE (subject to change)
March 16
Halfpipe qualifiers

March 17
Slopestyle qualifiers

March 18
Halfpipe finals
Skicross qualifiers and finals

March 19
Slopestyle finals