Swiss Ski has officially named the 2015 freestyle teams

13 May 2014 14:25
Three-time Halfpipe World Cup title winner and fourth ranked skier of the 2014 Sochi Olympics Virginie Faivre leads the strong Swiss national team
Three-time Halfpipe World Cup title winner and fourth ranked skier of the 2014 Sochi Olympics Virginie Faivre leads the strong Swiss national team -
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Head of Swiss Freestyle Ski Christoph Perreten and his coaching staff have announced the teams for the up-coming winter. In total, 61 athletes have been named over all events including 20 freestyle skiers.

In the 2015 season, six of them form the national team.

Besides halfpipe specialists Mirjam Jäger and Virginie Faivre as well as slopestyle aces Kai Mahler and Jonas Hunziker, who had been on the roster in the 2014 season already, two new athletes have been promoted.

Former A Team skiers Camillia Berra (slopestyle) and Yannic Lerjen (halfpipe) will receive the highest national support next winter.

A support, which slopestyle athletes Elias Ambühl and Fabian Bösch as well as Eveline Bhend and Laurent DeMartin have to earn again. The first two lead the A Team while the latter ones have the status as challengers.

Here is the full roster:

National Team

  • Camillia Berra (Slopestyle)

  • Virginie Faivre (Halfpipe)

  • Jonas Hunziker (Slopestyle)

  • Mirjam Jäger (Halfpipe)

  • Yannic Lerjen (Halfpipe)

  • Kai Mahler (Slopestyle)

A Team

  • Elias Ambühl (Slopestyle)

  • Christian Bieri (Slopestyle)

  • Fabian Bösch (Slopestyle)

  • Cyrill Hunziker (Slopestyle)

  • Frederick Illiano (Halfpipe)

  • Nils Lauper (Halfpipe)

  • Till Matti (Slopestyle)

  • Andri Ragettli (Slopestyle)

  • Nina Ragettli (Halfpipe)

  • Luca Schuler (Slopestyle)

Challenger Team

  • Eveline Bhend (Slopestyle)

  • Laurent DeMartin (Slopestyle)

  • Joel Gisler (Halfpipe)

  • Fabian Meyer (Halfpipe)