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  • Kenworthy Crowned U.S. Grand Prix Winner | USSA - Foundation
    over a point I think that everyone knew going into qualifying that this was something that might end up happening said Kenworthy reiterating Blunck s comments I think everyone skied the qualifier like it was a final so I feel good about that but it s always frustrating to not have the second chance to prove yourself I m glad everyone is safe and healthy It worked out for me Nineteen year old Blunck used a trick he learned at the U S team camp in Park City last week the left double down the pipe 900 to secure his spot on the podium I m excited Last year coming off a little bit of a back injury I wasn t able to compete that well so to be back on the podium is huge he said The Crested Butte local was skiing in honor of a friend who was killed recently in an avalanche The rest of the top Americans Alex Ferreira Aspen CO was fourth Kyle Smaine South Lake Tahoe CA eighth and Broby Leeds Vail CO 10th Next up for the freeskiers is slopestyle on Sunday the final day of the Visa U S Freeskiing Grand Prix at Mammoth HIGHLIGHTS U S team member Gus Kenworthy placed first His second run scored 94 60 Left double 1260 safety right 1080 tail switch double 1080 Japan alley oop flat 540 Japan double 1080 safety U S team member David Wise finished second His first run scored 93 20 Alley oop flat 540 tail left double 1260 Japan right 1080 tail switch 720 Japan right double 1260 mute left 900 Cuban U S team member Aaron Blunck finished third His second run scored a 91 80 Right double 1260 left 900 right 720 switch left double 900 switch right 720 QUOTES Gus Kenworthy It s kind of a frustrating past few days just hoping for good weather and not really getting it Both the event organizers and the people at Mammoth did an amazing job trying to get the event off They were dealing with snow and wind They did the best that they could but in the end it was too crazy of weather and too unpredictable with the wind They ended up canceling the finals and going with the qualifying results It worked out good for me I m happy to end up on top but it doesn t feel like a totally legitimate win I think that everyone knew going into qualifying that this was something that might end up happening I think everyone skied the qualifier like it was a final so I feel good about that but it s always frustrating to not have the second chance to prove yourself I m glad everyone is safe and healthy It worked out for me Aaron Blunck We all knew the weather was coming so we tried to lay it down and get the best qualifying position as possible I was able to land my second

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/kenworthy-crowned-us-grand-prix-winner (2016-04-30)
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  • USA Qualifies Eight to Grand Prix Halfpipe Finals | USSA - Foundation
    for an updated schedule HIGHLIGHTS Maddie Bowman qualified in second Her second run scored 88 20 straight mute left cork 900 right 540 high safety left 540 tail right 720 switch 720 air to fakie safety Devin Logan qualified in fifth Her second run scored a 79 60 Huge straight mute alley oop critical left 540 tail right 540 Japan corked 720 safety switch alley oop 540 Gus Kenworthy qualified in first His second run scored a 94 60 left double 1260 safety right 1080 tail switch double 1080 Japan alley oop flat 540 Japan double 1080 safety David Wise qualified in second His first run scored a 93 20 Alley oop flat 540 tail left double 1260 Japan right 1080 tail switch 720 Japan right double 1260 mute left 900 Cuban Aaron Blunck qualified in third His second run scored a 91 80 Right double 1260 critical left 900 tail right 720 stalefish switch left double 900 Japan switch right 720 Japan The Mammoth Grand Prix is the first FIS World Cup competition for the freeskiers since late August in New Zealand QUOTES Maddie Bowman This last surgery had a lot of ups and downs but I did my first 900 of the year today so I was pretty stoked It s nice to be back and it was nice to have the support of Jen Kimball at USSA she s my lifesaver I think she s why I m here today Devin Logan Coming off a dislocated shoulder at Dew Tour it s pretty much my first contest of the year so I m just getting some nerves out and I m happy that I put down a run today Gus Kenworth Today went really well for me I was happy with my first run but I dragged my hand on my last landing and my score came in a lot lower than I wanted it to So going into my second run I just knew I had to step it up go as big as I could and put a third double in there I had a little break after Dew Tour I bruised my heel and so I took a few weeks off snow It s hard to make yourself do that but it s good for your body and your mind I m hungry to learn some new things and do the best that I can I had a great few days in the pipe at the team camp in Park City Aaron Blunck My first run didn t really go too well Second run all I was trying to focus on was to relax and stay calm I landed my first double 1260 then the left 900 and then threw a new trick for me in competition the switch left double 900 I was nervous going into it but I ended up landing it and I was super stoked I didn t feel like I needed to throw it I thought I could get

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/usa-qualifies-eight-grand-prix-halfpipe-finals (2016-04-30)
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  • U.S. Grand Prix Kicks Off at Mammoth Mountain | USSA - Foundation
    first resort to boast a superpipe Mammoth Mountain continues to maintain their terrain features with upmost care Olympians A host of U S Olympians are scheduled to compete at the Mammoth stop of the U S Grand Prix including three time medalist Kelly Clark and Sochi champions David Wise Reno NV and Joss Christensen Park City UT Invited Athletes and Schedule Check U S Snowboarding and U S Freeskiing for the most up to date athlete lists and schedule HIGHLIGHTS U S Grand Prix General 2016 s U S Grand Prix events are slated at top resorts that support the progression of freeskiing and snowboarding Mammoth Mountain CA and Park City UT will be showcasing the best athletes in the world on the highest quality terrain New for 2016 is a big air event scheduled at Boston s iconic Fenway Park Network Television Each stop of the U S Grand Prix will be broadcast on NBC and NBCSN Finals will be live streamed NBC Sports Live Extra Live Streaming Fans can see it all in spectacular high definition via NBC Sports Live Extra online at NBCSports com LiveExtra or through the Live Extra app on mobile tablet and through the Apple TV or Roku connected TV devices Sanctioning Snowboarders will earn valuable FIS points as well as points on the WST Rankings list Skiers will earn FIS points and points on the AFP tour QUOTES Kelly Clark Four Time Olympian I m excited that two of my favorite things Mammoth and the Grand Prix are coming together again Mammoth and the Unbound crew always do a great job with the pipe and they have a long history hosting some of the best events in the sport David Wise Olympic Champion I m really excited about the Mammoth Grand Prix Not only is it the first Grand Prix of the season it s also the closest event to my home so I m looking forward to dragging some of my friends and family down to Mammoth to show them what s going on Everyone s been riding really well and progressing and that Olympic contest pressure is off so everyone s just flowing and I m excited to see what happens out there Michelle Tomaier Mammoth Events Athletes Sponsorship Director We are thrilled to have USSA back at Mammoth for our 11th Grand Prix Hosting our U S team athletes for training throughout the year then watching as the world s best compete on a perfect slopestyle course and halfpipe in Main Park is something we look forward to year after year EVENT SCHEDULE Jan 21 8 30 a m 3 00 p m Visa U S Freeskiing Grand Prix Halfpipe Qualifiers Jan 21 8 30 a m 3 45 p m U S Snowboarding Grand Prix Slopestyle Qualifiers Jan 22 8 30 a m 3 00 p m U S Snowboarding Grand Prix Halfpipe Qualifiers Jan 22 8 30 a m 3 45 p m Visa U S Freeskiing Grand

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  • Wise Wins Dew Tour Superpipe | USSA - Foundation
    well I land it on my first run That was a lot of pressure for me and I kind of enjoyed that sitting up at the top and realizing alright there s no coasting on this one you gotta throw it down Twenty one year old Ferreira has a number of major podium finishes including a pair of X Games bronze medals but it was his first time on the Dew Tour podium Tonight was a roller coaster of emotion to say the least Ferreira said I ve never been on a Dew Tour podium and I really wanted to get in there Alex Ferreira had two impressive runs to take third Dew Tour Topher Baldwin Beau James Wells of New Zealand took second with a run that included three double corks The rest of the Americans Taylor Seaton Vail CO sixth Kyle Smaine South Lake Tahoe CA seventh Lyman Currier Boulder CO eighth Birk Irving Winter Park CO ninth Broby Leeds Vail CO 10th Aaron Blunck Crested Butte CO 11th For all the rest of the Dew Tour action from Breckenridge check out the online schedule Then go to the Dew Tour livestream to watch your favorite athletes in action Or tune in to the TV broadcast on NBC HIGHLIGHTS David Wise s winning run rightside 900 leftside double cork 1260 rightside 1080 switch corked 720 rightside double cork 1260 It was Alex Ferreira s first time on the Dew Tour podium his run included two double cork 1260s QUOTES David Wise Honestly seeing Alex Ferreira stomp his run right in front of me gave me the energy I needed The pressure was off now there was an American on the podium and I just needed to go out there and go for the win and that s what

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  • David Wise Wins World Cup Title | USSA - Foundation
    in my career is an amazing feeling David Wise nails second in the World Cup in Tignes Getty Images Agence Zoom Gus Kenworthy Telluride CO who was also in the running to win the World Cup title in both halfpipe and slopestyle fell during training and did not start in finals settling for sixth place Despite not competing in the Tignes finals Kenworthy still held on for second place in the World Cup halfpipe title Kevin Rolland of France took third On the women s side Sigourney put down an impressive third run to earn third place behind Ayana Onozuka of Japan and Canadian Cassie Sharpe respectively Onozuka threw down one of the most impressive women s runs in history going higher than most of the men on her second to last hit of the night and won the World Cup title and the crystal globe Devin Logan took fifth in the halfpipe finals which sat her third place in the World Cup title chase for halfpipe Annalisa Drew Andover MA was eighth in Tignes Brita Sigourney left took third place in Tignes Getty Images AFP Jean Pierre Clatot The final slopestyle world cup starts Mar 13 in Silvaplana Switzerland where Joss Christensen Park City UT and McRae Williams Park City UT will be looking to take home a coveted crystal globe of their own HIGHLIGHTS Men s World Cup halfpipe title podium David Wise was first Gus Kenworthy second Kevin Rolland of France third Women s World Cup halfipe title podium Ayaa Onozuka of Japan was first Janina Kuzma of New Zealand second Devin Logan third Mike Riddle s winning run left double cork 1260 mute right double cork 1260 mute left 900 opposite japan left alleyoop flat 3 bow and arrow switch left 9 mute switch right 900 tail Cassie Sharpe s winning run big safety grab left 900 right flare safety left flare safety left alleyoop truck driver Other U S men s results in Tignes Kyle Smaine S Lake Tahoe CA was ninth Lyman Currier Boulder CO 11th Aaron Blunck Crested Butte CO 12th Taylor Seaton Avon CO 13th Wing Tai Barrymore Sun Valley ID 14th QUOTES David Wise World Cup title winner It always plays out interesting at the end of the season for the World Cup title There s so much that goes into it It s not just one event It s not just one run It s the whole season So to come down with the crystal globe for the first time in my career is an amazing feeling I landed my second run really well with a double cork 1440 and I was really happy with that and I kinda thought that might hold up But then Mike Riddle threw down one of the best runs he s ever done so that put him into first place So last run I thought to myself OK well this is going to have to be perfect I dropped in and did the best

    Original URL path: http://foundation.ussa.org/news/david-wise-wins-world-cup-title (2016-04-30)
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  • Seven Americans to Compete at GP Halfpipe Finals | USSA - Foundation
    place Saturday at 12 00 p m MST It will stream live on NBC Live Extra at 2 00 p m EST and will air on NBCSN at 2 30 p m EST HIGHLIGHTS Maddie Bowman s winning run straight air to a left cork 9 to a right 5 high safety to a left 5 tail to a right 7 tail to a switch 5 safety David Wise s winning run switch right 9 into a switch left 7 to an alley oop flat 5 to a left dub cork 12 into a right dub cork 12 Maddie Bowman Ayana Onozuka of Japan Sabrina Cakmakli of Germany Janina Kuzma of New Zealand Cassie Sharpe of Canada and Devin Logan will compete for the women in the finals Torin Yater Wallace David Wise Justin Dorey of Canada Simon D Artois of Canada Alex Ferreira Benoit Valentin of France Kevin Rolland of France Gun Kenworthy Kyle Smaine and Noah Bowman of Canada will compete for the men in the finals QUOTES Maddie Bowman Qualifiers were great I accidently showed up late to practice but had a great time This pipe is so great and it s great to be at home It was really fun I m going to add some stuff to my finals run I m going to mix it up a little It feels so great to be at home to have the gym here and have everything I know this pipe and this mountain It s really cool David Wise We ve been watching this weather system and hoping that it would stay away long enough to get the qualifier out of the way The pipe was amazing today Conditions were good Definitely a high level of riding out here so I just came out and was having a good time I landed a couple of solid runs and I m really looking forward to the final Park City is kind of like a second home for me I ve grown up skiing here It s not too long a trip from Tahoe I ve done that drive across the desert a million times so it feels like I m here and home just skiing I love this halfpipe it s always one of my favorite halfpipes of the year It s on a really steep pitch so you can carry a lot more speed You ll see a lot of guys going really big for the finals so it should be a good contest I feel like I didn t quite get it done as well as I wanted to at X Games so I m looking forward to throwing it down here Gus Kenworthy It went OK out there It was definitely really windy It was kind of a mind trip just getting around the wind and power through just because it wasn t consistent Some runs you d get it some runs you wouldn t I was originally going to do a switch double

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  • Bowman Wins Tignes Halfpipe | USSA - Foundation
    Freestyle Skiing overall crystal globe Being the first freeskier to win the overall World Cup globe feels pretty awesome Logan said I ve been working really hard doing both slopestyle and halfpipe events and I m feeling like I m going in the right direction and overall I m in a good spot so I m really happy Annalisa Drew takes second place Currier finished just one point behind winner Kevin Rolland of France to score his first career World Cup halfpipe podium I m so stoked Currier said That was a dream run for me I was thinking about that run for three years now so it s really cool that I ve been able to put in the work to get here I just couldn t be happier to end the season like this Aaron Blunck stood in second place on the podium FIS David Wise Reno NV finished just off the podium in fourth Aaron Blunck Crested Butte CO was fifth Broby Leeds Vail CO was sixth Alex Ferreira Aspen CO was seventh and Kyle Smaine South Lake Tahoe CA was eighth Lyman Currier snags second place HIGHLIGHTS Maddie Bowman won for the women Her best run scored 91 00 and included three different 900s tons of amplitude and solid grabs throughout Annalisa Drew was second for the women Her best run scored 87 80 and included back to back 900s and a 1080 Lyman Currier was second for the men His best run scored 94 80 and included three consecutive double corks Kevin Rolland of France won the halfpipe just one point ahead of Currier while his teammate Benoit Valentin was third Behind Bowman and Drew Marie Martinod of France finished third Rolland and Ayana Onozuka of Japan won the overall halfpipe titles Logan and Currier were second overall with Bowman third Devin Logan made history by becoming the first freeskier to win the overall FIS Freestyle Skiing crystal globe title Devin Logan and Lyman Currier finished second and Maddie Bowman third in the fight for the overall halfpipe globe FIS QUOTES Devin Logan Being the first freeskier to win the overall World Cup globe feels pretty awesome I ve been working really hard doing both slopestyle and halfpipe events and I m feeling like I m going in the right direction and overall I m in a good spot so I m really happy Being the only female to compete in both slopestyle and halfpipe gets pretty rough during the season going back and forth between competitions but again I ve been doing it for so long that I couldn t picture doing anything else Maddie Bowman It feels great to be here in France and ski in front of such an amazing crowd I m stoked that we re able to put up such a cool show for all the fans that gathered in Tignes tonight I m also very happy to finally finish the season healthy Lyman Currier skis to second Getty Images

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  • Yater-Wallace Leads American Sweep at X Games | USSA - Foundation
    Can t give enough props to the kid torinyw for taking the win tonight He is a champion in every sense of the word At the beginning of the season Torin got an infection and ended up getting so sick that he was on life support now he s back on top of the xgames podium Also big ups to alex ferreira3 for landing an incredible run and taking home 2nd place Couldn t be more proud to be a part of this U S and Colorado podium sweep Thank you Oslo for being such an amazing host city for the X Games and to everybody who showed up to watch the events live and to all of you who tuned in online Now for the after party xgames xgamesoslo dejavu shay will A photo posted by gus kenworthy guskenworthy on Feb 28 2016 at 1 16pm PST Kenworthy who earned bronze in big air the night before and silver in both halfpipe and slopestyle a month ago in Aspen has not missed an X Games podium in four starts in 2016 I m just stoked Kenworthy said after the event I m having a good year personally and with my skiing and it s so good to be on snow with an amazing pipe and an amazing crowd here in Oslo More than half of the 20 man field at X Games Oslo was comprised of American skiers David Wise Reno NV was fourth Aaron Blunck Crested Butte CO seventh Kyle Smaine South Lake Tahoe CA eighth Taylor Seaton Avon CO ninth Broby Leeds Vail CO 10th Jacob Beebe Bend OR 12th Lennon Vaughan Steamboat Springs CO 13th Jaxin Hoerter Breckenridge CO 16th Lyman Currier Boulder CO 18th and Birk Irving Winter Park CO 19th Maddie Bowman rides to silver at X Games ESPN Bowman who won gold in halfpipe last month in Aspen used three versions of the 900 though not on her highest scoring run to earn the silver medal It was her seventh overall X Games medal Bowman who also won Olympic gold at Sochi in 2014 said I just came out and gave it everything I had I had a good night and I was happy to get three nines in there Brita Sigourney Carmel CA finished fifth for the ladies Devin Logan West Dover VT was sixth and Annalisa Drew Andover MA was eighth HIGHLIGHTS Torin Yater Wallace won gold His second run scored a 95 00 double 1260 mute left 1080 tail switch right 720 mute tweak right alley oop double flatspin 1080 Japan Alex Ferreira earned silver His first run scored a 93 33 right double 1260 mute left double 1080 safety switch rightside 720 high safety leftside double 1260 Japan rightside down the pipe double 900 Japan Gus Kenworthy earned bronze His third run scored a 90 33 left double 1260 safety rightside 1080 oppoite tailgrab switch leftside double 1080 Japan grab ally oop double flatspin 900 Japan Maddie Bowman earned

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