U.S. Freeskiing Names Team

29 November 2013 09:42
Torin Yater-Wallace is one of the top guns leading the US Freeskiing Freestyle roster of 36
Torin Yater-Wallace is one of the top guns leading the US Freeskiing Freestyle roster of 36 -
FIS/Oliver Kraus

 

U.S. Freeskiing announced a hard-hitting team of 36 athletes Wednesday, including four-time X Games medallist David Wise (Reno, NV), X Games gold medalist Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN), three-time X Games medalist Maddie Bowman (S. Lake Tahoe, CA) and six-time X Games medalist Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO).

In February, halfpipe and slopestyle skiing will make their Olympic debut in Sochi.
Members of the team are currently preparing for the World Cup at Copper Mountain, which will take place Dec 19 thur 22 and is the anchor of the national five-event Olympic qualifying series.

Mike Jankowski, Head U.S. Freeskiing and U.S. Snowboarding Coach said: “This is an exciting and historic time with freeskiers heading to the Olympics to showcase halfpipe and slopestyle for the first time.

The U.S. Team athletes are eager to charge into the season and have their sights firmly set on bringing home gold medals for Team USA.

2014 U.S. Freeskiing Team Roster Name, Hometown, Club, Date of Birth * Denotes Olympian

2014 U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Pro Team

Men
    •    Wing Tai Barrymore (Sun Valley, ID, Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation) 1/05/92
    •    Aaron Blunck (Crested Butte, CO; Ski & Snowboard Club Vail) 4/12/96
    •    Duncan Adams (Breckenridge, CO) 9/10/92
    •    Simon Dumont (Bethel, ME) 7/9/86
    •    Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) 10/1/91
    •    David Wise (Reno, NV) 6/30/90
    •    Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO, Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club) 12/2/95


Women
    •    Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA, Sierra-at-Tahoe Education Foundation) 1/10/94
    •    Jen Hudak (Park City, UT, University of Utah) 9/7/86
    •    Devin Logan (West Dover, VT, Mount Snow Academy) 2/17/93
    •    Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA, Westminster College) 1/17/90

 

2014 U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Pro Team

Men

    •    Bobby Brown (Breckenridge, CO) 6/5/91
    •    Sammy Carlson (Hood River, OR) 1/11/89
    •    Joss Christensen (Park City, UT) 12/20/91
    •    Nick Goepper (Lawrenceburg, IN, Windells Academy) 3/14/94
    •    Gus Kenworthy (Telluride, CO) 10/1/91
    •    Alex Schlopy (Park City, UT, The Winter Sports School in Park City) 7/25/92
    •    Tom Wallisch (Pittsburgh, PA, University of Utah) 7/22/87


Women
    •    Keri Herman (Breckenridge, CO, University of Denver) 8/16/83
    •    Ashley Battersby (Park City, UT, The Winter Sports School in Park City) 1/27/88
    •    Devin Logan (West Dover, VT, Mount Snow Academy) 2/17/93
    •    Meg Olenick (Aspen, CO, University of Colorado) 12/30/87
    •    Emilia Wint (Denver, CO, Hawks Freeride) 6/21/94
    •    Grete Eliassen (Salt Lake City, UT, University of Utah) 11/19/86

 

U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe Rookie Team

Men

    •    Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO)  8/28/94
    •    Alex Ferreira (Aspen, CO; Aspen Valley Ski & Snowboard Club) 8/14/94
    •    Colby Stevenson (Park City, UT, Axis Freeride) 10/3/97


Women
    •    Annalisa Drew (Andover, MA) 5/28/93

 

U.S. Freeskiing Slopestyle Rookie Team

Men

    •    Willie Borm (Chaska, MN) 5/21/97
    •    Lyman Currier (Boulder, CO) 8/28/94
    •    Chris Laker (Cincinnati, OH) 6/23/93
    •    Andy Patridge (Park City, UT; Axis Freeride) 8/10/96


Women
    •    Jess Breda (Marshfield, MA; Waterville Valley BBTS) 9/23/95
    •    Alexi Micinski (Meridian, ID; ISSA) 9/19/94
    •    Darian Stevens (Missoula, MT; Missoula Freestyle Ski Team) 10/29/96
    •    Maggie Voisin (Whitefish, MT; Axis Freeskiing) 12/14/98


Coaches
    •    Mike Jankowski, U.S. Freeskiing Halfpipe and Slopestyle Head Coach
    •    Andy Woods, U.S. Freeskiing Pro Halfpipe Coach
    •    Skogen Sprang, U.S. Freeskiing Pro Slopestyle Coach
    •    DJ Montigny, U.S. Freeskiing Rookie Slopestyle Coach
    •    Ben Verge, U.S. Freeskiing Rookie Halfpipe Coach