Introducing World Championship Candidates – Park City, Utah, USA

14 May 2014 15:01
2014 Olympic qualifying halfpipe event at Park City Mountain Resort, site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games
2014 Olympic qualifying halfpipe event at Park City Mountain Resort, site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games -
USSA

Park City is the sole candidate bidding to host the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships. Its profile is presented below:

A unique opportunity has been presented by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), announcing its interest in hosting the 2019 FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships in Park City. The event will be held at three resorts, Deer Valley Resort, Canyons Resort and Park City Mountain Resort, and will involve partnerships with the Park City Chamber and Visitors Bureau, Summit County and the Utah Sports Commission.

USA has traditionally been the cultural home of freestyle and snowboarding competitions, and Park City has a great legacy of hosting world class events. Park City is home to some of the most experienced events hosts in the world, having hosted FIS World Cups, Grand Prix events, World Championship events across multiple disciplines and several events of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

This event will bring the best athletes in the world by embracing all of the freestyle and snowboarding community. Partnerships with key groups in each sport including AFP and TTR are already in place to ensure a roster of the world’s top-ranked athletes. The USSA has a long track record of attracting spectators and television viewers, and this event will only serve to grow those audiences.