FIS Freestyle Skiing World Cup Review 2013/2014
Check out a video review of what was an incredible season for Freestyle Skiing. See you in 2014/2015! DESCRIPTION:
Freestyle Skiing is one of the six Olympic disciplines administered the - The International Ski Federation (FIS). The discipline consists of six events Moguls / Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, Ski HalfPipe and Ski Slopestyle. Freestyle skiing is a young snow sport beginning in the 1950's. Originally, a mix of alpine skiing and acrobatics, the first freestyle skiing competition was held in Attitash, New Hampshire in 1966.
A relative newcomer to the Olympic Winter Games, Moguls became an Olympic event in 1992 in Albertville France. Aerials were added for the 1994 Olympic Winter Games in Lillehammer Norway. The newest Olympic Winter Games event, Ski Cross, made its debut in Vancouver Canada in 2010. In 2014, ski halfpipe and ski slopestyle were added to the Sochi Winter Olympic Games program.
FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships have been held every twos years starting since 1986.
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As the governing body of international skiing and snowboarding, FIS manages the Olympic disciplines of Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding, including setting the international competition rules. Through its 121 member nations, more than 6'500 FIS ski and snowboard competitions are staged annually.