Jr. WORLDS in New Zealand about to kick off!

SOURCE USSA - WANAKA, NZ (Aug. 18) ?Ǩ The 2010 Snowboard and Freestyle Junior World Championships are only days away with opening ceremonies Friday, August 20. The event, scheduled for August 21-31, will be held in the Southern Hemisphere's New Zealand. The Junior Worlds is the first time that snowboarding and freestyle are performing on the same stage in a World Championship event. The Teams were named in the spring, giving nominated athletes plenty of time to prepare for their Junior Worlds debut.

VOLKL NZ Freeski Open - HP Results

NZ Freeski Open - LADIES HALFPIPE RESULTS 1st Place - Gunning, Megan - CAN - 94.25 2nd Place - Kuzma, Janina - NZL - 73.25 3rd Place - Crane-Mauzy, Jamie - USA - 71.50 NZ Freeski Open - MEN'S HALFPIPE RESULTS 1st Place - Seaton, Taylor - USA - 84.75 2nd Place - Wells, Byron - NZL - 82.00 3rd Place - Bowman, Noah - CAN - 80.25

UOP KNOCKOUT IN THE POOL - SATURDAY

LIVE WEBCAST - Saturday, July 31st at 12:00pm Mountain Time UOP presents the 2nd Annual KNOCKOUT IN THE POOL - FIS Freestyle NorAm Aerial event in the Pool. Live webcast presented by URTUR!

USSA Names new Freestyle Director

After an 18 month vacancy, USSA names Todd Schirman as the new USSA Freestyle Program Director. Todd was most recently the Mogul Coach of the US Freestyle Ski Team, he had resigned this position in May to spend more time locally with his family and then the position was announced for fulfillment and he jumped at the opportunity to lead the USSA Freestyle movement. Todd will become the 5th Program Director in the history of Freestyle Skiing within USSA, originally filled by Ms. Horvitz, then Mr. Chumas, Ms. Harned and most recently Ms. Clark. Todd is supported in his leadership by Ms. Cheryl Pearson as USSA Freestyle Program Manager. Best of luck to Todd and his efforts.

2011 FIS FREESTYLE WORLD CHAMPS

Deer Valley and the Park City Mountain Resort will be the host of the 2011 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships. This will be an exciting World Champs as not only will it host Moguls, Aerials and Dual Moguls, but it will be the first World Championships after the Olympic debut of Ski Cross and potentially the first World Championships of Freestyle Skiing's latest Olympic discipline of Ski Halfpipe. See you there Feb. 2-5, 2011.