Freestyle Skiing - Champions


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The International Ski Federation (ISF) is the highest governing body of Freestyle Skiing that is organized all over the world. Apart from this, all participating nations have their own governing bodies that decide the rules for the game. Some of the important internationally recognized tournaments for freestyle skiing are as follows.

  • Alberta Provincial Freestyle Championship
  • Asian Winter Games
  • Olympic Winter Games
  • FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships
  • FIS Freestyle World Cup
  • US Freestyle Championship
  • National Aerial Freestyle Skiing Championship

Champions

Following is the brief description of some Freestyle Skiing Champions from various parts of the world.

Mikael Kingsbury

Mikael Kingsbury

Mikael Kingsbury is a freestyle skier from Canada who mostly participates in Mogul events. His achievements include great success in 2001, when he won four mogul and one dual mogul events. That’s why he was awarded the 2009-2010 FIS World Cup Rookie of the year award.

Mikael Kingsbury is a freestyle skier from Canada who mostly participates in Mogul events. His achievements include great success in 2001, when he won four mogul and one dual mogul events. That’s why he was awarded the 2009-2010 FIS World Cup Rookie of the year award.

In 2010-2011 season, he won one more World Cup and five medals in various freestyle skiing events. He won a bronze medal in his first World Championship in 2011. In his full career, he won FIS Freestyle World Championships five times. Along with this, he has won moguls events 33 times and World Cup event seven times.

Patrick Deneen

Patrick Deneen

Patrick Deneen is a freestyle skier from America who is a mogul specialist. He won a gold medal in 2009 Freestyle Ski World Championships. At the starting of his career, he won Junior World Championships in 2006.

With a win in NORAM dual moguls, he again got a position in US team which he has lost previously due to knee injury. In 2008, he participated in seven World Cup events and finished third. He could not get much success in 2009-2010 season.

Alexandre Bilodeau

Alexandre Bilodeau

Alexandre Bilodeau is a freestyle skier who was the first Canadian to win a Gold Medal in freestyle skiing in 2010 Olympics. In 2014 Olympics, he was successful in retaining his gold medal. He has won FIS World Championships three times.

In 2008-2009 season, he won the moguls event along with the overall freestyle skiing. At the starting of his career, he finished second in 2005-2006 season and was awarded Rookie of the year. In 2009, he won four World Cup events.

Dale Begg-Smith

Dale Begg-Smith

Dale Begg-Smith is an Australian-Canadian skier who was a gold medallist in 2006 Winter Olympics and a silver medallist in 2010 Winter Olympics.

He started his skiing career in Canada but it was clashing with his business interest so he shifted to Australia and got training.

After winning the gold medal in 2006, he became one of the five gold medallists for Australia. In the 2005 World Championships, he won a bronze medal in moguls, while in 2007 World Championships he won one gold in dual moguls and one silver in moguls.

Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom

Jeremy Bloom is a freestyle skier and footballer from America. He has won World Championships three times and Olympics two times. Along with this, he has also won World Cup eleven times. At the starting of his career, he won a gold medal in 2003 FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships.

In 2005 World Cup, he won six straight races. In his other achievements, he was the youngest skier to make a place in United States Team. He was National Champion at the age of 14 and World Champion by the age of 19.

Justine Dufour-Lapointe

Justine Dufour-Lapointe

Justine Dufour-Lapointe is a freestyle skier from Canada. At the starting of her career she participated in 2010-2011 FIS Skiing World Cup and became the youngest winner. In 2013, she won a bronze medal in FIS Freestyle Skiing World Championships which was her first medal.

She has also taken part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics with her two sisters. In the overall event, she was ranked first which brought gold medal for her. She has also won a gold medal in Moguls and a silver in dual moguls in the 2015 World Championships.

Hannah Kearney

Hannah Kearney

Hannah Kearney is an American skier who has taken part in three Olympics. In 2006 Olympics she could not win any medal but in the 2010 Olympics she won a gold medal.

Here she has to compete with Shannon Barhke and Jennifer Heil. In the 2014 Olympics, she won a bronze medal.

She has won both the Olympic medals in mogul event. In World Championships, she has won three golds, two silvers, and three bronzes.

Jennifer Heil

Jennifer Heil

Jennifer Heil is a Canadian freestyle skier who won many medals in Olympics as well as World Championships.

She won a gold medal in 2006 Winter Olympics and a silver medal in 2010 Winter Olympics. Heil also took part in the 2002 Winter Olympics but could not win any medal.

Then she consecutively won World Cups in 2003-04, 2004-05 and 2005-06 seasons. In 2009-2010 season, she won four freestyle World Cups.

Alisa Camplin

Alisa Camplin

Alisa Camplin is a freestyle skier from Australia who is a gold medallist of the 2002 Winter Olympics. In 2006, she won a bronze medal in Olympics. In spite of injury and against doctor’s advice, she took part in 2002 Winter Olympics and won a gold.

After winning a bronze medal in 2006 Olympics, she announced her retirement. After retirement she joined IBM as a motivational speaker. Along with this, she also does charity work.

Kirstie Marshall

Kirstie Marshall

Kirstie Marshall is an Australian skier who has won 40 World Cup medals which includes 17 gold medals. She started skiing at the age of four and with her siblings she became a regular skier. She joined Team Buller in 1987 which is a freestyle skiing team.

In 1988, she took part in Australian Freestyle competition and got the first rank. She won the first world cup in 1990 and was crowned as the World Champion in 1992 as she has won six World Cups. In 1998, she won her 17th gold medal.



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