Junior Worlds Freeskiing Team Named

2012-03-07 08:34

PARK CITY, UT (March 7) – X Games silver medalist Devin Logan (West Dover, VT), World Cup skicross standout Brant Crossan (Steamboat Springs, CO), and Youth Olympic Games skicross athlete Lesley Wilson (Steamboat Springs, CO) headline a group of 11 athletes named to the 2012 FIS Freestyle Junior World Championships Team for U.S. Freeskiing. The Junior Worlds take place March 20–25 in Valmalenco, Italy.


Men - Skicross
Nico Monforte, Olympic Valley, CA 1/14/1995 (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
KC Brousseau, Saranac Lake, NY 5/12/1994 (New York Ski Education Foundation)
Brant Crossan, Steamboat Springs, CO 3/19/1992 (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)
Tyler Wallasch, Mammoth Lakes, CA 6/8/1994 (Mammoth Mountain Ski Club)

Women - Skicross
Whitney Gardner, Stateline, NV 6/24/1994 (Heavenly Ski & Snowboard Foundation)
Carlyn Williams, Belvedere, CA 3/18/1995 (Squaw Valley Ski Team)
Lesley Wilson, Steamboat Springs, CO 8/2/1996 (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)

Men – SlopestyleColby Stevenson, Park City, UT 10/3/1997 (Axis Freeride)
Carson Lehouillier, Incline Village, NV 12/6/1996 (Far West Freeride)
Cody Cirillo, Breckenridge, CO 1/23/1993 (Team Breckenridge Sports Club)

Women - Slopestyle
Devin Logan, West Dover, VT 2/17/1993 (Mount Snow Training Center)
Emilia Wint, Denver, CO 6/21/1994 (Team Breckenridge Sports Club)
Annalisa Drew, Andover, MA 5/28/1993 (Carrabassett Valley Academy Athletics)

• Devin Logan has had a stellar season with six podiums and is currently ranked first overall in the world according to the AFP World Ranking List.
• Look out for Tyler Wallasch; he has two podium finishes on the NorAm tour this season.
• Emilia Wint has had three notable podiums this season including the VISA U.S. Grand Prix, Dew Tour and Aspen/Snowmass Open.
• Youth Olympic Games athlete Lesley Wilson has been named to the women’s U.S. Junior Worlds skicross team.
• Junior Worlds take place in Valmalenco, Italy March 20-25, 2012.
• Skicross athletes were invited based upon their finishes at the U.S. Freeskiing Hole Shot NorAm Tour and Canyons Resort Sprint U.S. Grand Prix events.
• Slopestyle athletes were invited based on finishes at the U.S. Revolution Tour and Mammoth Mountain VISA U.S. Grand Prix.
• Invited athletes must be between the ages of 14 – 19 years old
• Valmalenco, Italy is 95 miles northeast of Milan, and six miles south of the Swiss border.

Tuesday, March 20 – Skicross
Thursday, March 22 – Slopestyle

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