SOCHI 2014

Additional Freeskiing Athletes Selected For Sochi

By U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association | Jan. 21, 2014, 2:30 p.m. (ET)

PARK CITY, UT (Jan. 21) – Five additional freeskiing athletes were nominated by the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association to be a part of the Olympic debut of halfpipe and slopestyle skiing. In addition, skicross athlete John Teller (Mammoth Lakes, CA) was nominated to the team, following his win in the final Olympic qualifying World Cup last week. With the confirmation of quotas within freestyle skiing, the USSA added two skiers in halfpipe and three in slopestyle to round out the full team. The formal naming of the 2014 U.S. Olympic Team by the United States Olympic Committee is set for Jan. 27.

2014 OLYMPIC HALFPIPE AND SLOPESTYLE NOMINATIONS
(new nominations are italicized)

Men’s Skicross

John Teller, Mammoth Lakes, CA (3/9/1983)

Men’s Halfpipe

Aaron Blunck, Crested Butte, CO (4/12/1996)
Lyman Currier, Boulder, CO (8/28/1994)
Torin Yater-Wallace, Aspen, CO (12/2/1995)
David Wise, Reno, NV (6/30/1990)

Women’s Halfpipe

Maddie Bowman, S. Lake Tahoe, CA (1/10/1994)
Annalisa Drew, Andover, MA (5/28/93)
Brita Sigourney, Carmel, CA (1/17/1990)
Angeli VanLaanen, Bellingham, WA (10/24/1985)

Men’s Slopestyle

Bobby Brown, Breckenridge, CO (6/5/1991)
Joss Christensen, Park City, UT (12/20/91)
Nick Goepper, Lawrenceburg, IN (3/14/1994)
Gus Kenworthy, Telluride, CO (10/01/1991)

Women’s Slopestyle

Julia Krass, Hanover, NH (6/7/1997)
Devin Logan, W. Dover, VT (2/17/1993)
Keri Herman, Bloomington, MN (8/16/1983)
Maggie Voisin, Whitefish, MT (12/14/1998)

All nominations are pending approval by the U.S. Olympic Committee.


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