VISA FREESKIING GRAND PRIX - TODAY

MEN'S QUALIFICATIONS TODAY START LIST AVAILABLE HERE - Starts at 8:30am - LIVE on URTUR SOURCE USSA - USSKITEAM.COM - December 7, 2011 NEW OLYMPIC EVENT SHOWCASED AT COPPER COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO (Dec. 6) – A record field will be in the 22-foot halfpipe with the Visa U.S. Halfpipe Grand Prix at Copper this week, the first major international competition since halfpipe skiing was added to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games.…

US GRAND PRIX’s also FIS World Cups!

SOURCE: NEWSCHOOLERS.COM The Visa U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix in Copper Mountain, CO and Mammoth Mountain, CA got a boost from the International Ski Federation this week. Halfpipe skiing competitions at both sites, as well as the slopestyle skiing competition at Mammoth Mountain, were added to the FIS Freestyle World Cup calendar as the events prepare for their Olympic debut at Sochi, Russia in 2014.

The addition…

Kearney coming Back aims for 2014 Olympics!

(SOURCE - AP - EDDIE PELLS - Spetember 28, 2011) Some kids go to college on the five-year plan. Hannah Kearney figures she'll take even longer than that. The Olympic champion's plans to go to Dartmouth weren't so much put on hold as put on a different timeline. She heard the moguls calling again and decided she couldn't stay away. Instead of competing this season on a limited, domestic schedule while she goes to college,…

NEWS - Denver Post Article on Ski Pipe

SOURCE: DENVER POST - Scott Willoughby - DECEMBER 28, 2010 - COPPER MOUNTAIN ?Ǩ Most of the new-school freeskiers in the Copper Mountain halfpipe have never heard of a "Worm Turn" or its early-era hot-dog skiing practitioners like Wayne Wong. The irony may be lost on them. Still, there was no denying the paradox that prevailed at the U.S. Halfpipe Grand Prix at Copper Mountain earlier this month, when freestyle skie…