Freeskiing Programs

U.S. Freeskiing Athletes Top AFP Rankings

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USSA
2014-04-24 18:19
 

WHISTLER, BC (April 24) – A crew of U.S. Freeskiing athletes took the top spots of the final AFP world rankings list after the season came to a close Saturday at the AFP World Championships. Once the final results were in, The Sarah Burke Overall Champion Trophy was awarded to Olympic medalist Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) for the fourth-straight year, while Olympic medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) earned the women’s overall trophy for the third time. The weekend’s event marked the official end of the competition season for 2014. Full AFP world rankings can be found here.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • A crew of U.S. Freeskiing athletes took the top spots of the final AFP world rankings list after the season came to a close Saturday at the AFP World Championships at Whistler.
  • Once the final results were in, the Sarah Burke Overall Champion Trophy was awarded to Olympic medalist Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) for the fourth-straight year, while Olympic medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) earned the overall for the women for the third time (2011, 2012, 2014). Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO) finished third in the men’s overall with Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) in fourth.
  • In the final AFP women’s halfpipe rankings, Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) lead a U.S. Freeskiing sweep with Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) second and Angeli VanLaanen third.
  • Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN) also led a sweep of the final AFP men’s slopestyle rankings with Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO) and Kenworthy.
  • Devin Logan finished second in the final women’s slopestyle AFP world ranking with newcomer Maggie Voison (Whitefish, MT) in third. Canada’s Dara Howell took the 2014 AFP slopestyle title.
  • Olympic gold medalist David Wise (Reno, NV) took home third place in the AFP world halfpipe rankings while Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO) took second and Kevin Rolland of Canada was crowned the new halfpipe world champion.
  • The 2014 AFP World Championships featured slopestyle and big air contests. However, due to foggy weather, the slopestyle finals on Sunday were canceled. Results from semi finals stood as final results.
  • The weekend’s event marked the official end of the competition season for 2014. Full results can be found here.

U.S. FREESKIING ATHLETES IN 2014 AFP WORLD RANKINGS

OVERALL

Men:
1st: Gus Kenworthy
3rd: Lyman Currier
4th: Aaron Blunck
8th: Joss Christensen

Women:
1st: Devin Logan
7th: Annalisa Drew

HALFPIPE

Men:
2nd: Aaron Bluncki
3rd: David Wise
4th: Lyman Currier
6th: Alex Ferreira
7th: Gus Kenworthy

Women:
1st: Maddie Bowman
2nd: Brita Sigourney
5th: Devin Logan
8th: Annalisa Drew

SLOPESTYLE

Men:
1st: Nick Goepper
2nd Bobby Brown
3rd: Gus Kenworthy
6th: Joss Christensen
9th: Tom Wallisch

Women:
2nd: Devin Logan
3rd: Maggie Voisin
4th: Keri Herman
6th: Julia Krass
7th: Darian Stevens

 

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