Park City Grand Prix postponed


The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association announced a postponement today of its scheduled Dec. 21-22 Sprint U.S. Grand Prix in Park City. The event includes FIS World Cups for both halfpipe skiing and snowboarding, featuring top Olympic contenders.

FIS and USSA have postponed the competitions to Feb. 1-2 to ensure the highest quality halfpipe for skiing and snowboarding athletes, stated USSA.

“As an FIS World Cup, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix is an integral part of the Olympic qualifying process,” said USSA VP of Events Calum Clark. “It was important to both USSA and FIS to have the best quality halfpipe possible and moving to February will help us ensure the best athletic event.”

Under the new schedule, the Sprint U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe events will be held the same weekend as the Visa Freestyle International in Deer Valley.  


Revised Schedule


Jan. 28: Training

Jan. 29: Training

Jan. 30: Halfpipe snowboarding qualifying; Paul Mitchell Progression Session
Jan. 31: Halfpipe skiing qualifying

Feb. 1: Halfpipe snowboarding finals

Feb. 2: Halfpipe skiing finals

Comments

comments



skiracingmag's Latest Youtube Favorite


See more Ski Racing Videos in our Video Vault


Ski Racing Magazine LB1