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Freestyle Skiing

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Originally used as a means of transportation throughout Northern Europe for thousands of years, skiing became a sporting activity in the late 19th century. The first skiing competitions were held in Norway before spreading to the rest of Europe and the US. Ski acrobatics, including flips and spins, began in the early 20th century, before becoming popularized in the mid 19th century. The Moguls event was introduced at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games held in Albertville, France, and the Aerials event introduced at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held in Lillehammer, Norway. The Ski Cross event was introduced at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games held in Vancouver, Canada, and the Ski Halfpipe and Ski Slopestyle events were both introduced at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia. The Aerials event, Ski Halfpipe event, and Ski Slopestyle event are scored on competitors’ aerial tricks performed while skiing down specialized courses. The Moguls event and Ski Cross event is a timed run down specialized courses. The Ski Cross event, unique to the rest of the Freestyle Skiing events, is performed as a head-to-head race between four competitors at the time, with the two who competitors advancing to the next round.

Women's Moguls

In the Moguls event, introduced at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games held in Albertville, France, competitors must make small, quick turns avoiding raised bumps of snow, and perform two aerial maneuvers, in a timed run.

Rank Country
1 France
2 Canada
3 Kazakhstan

Men's Moguls

In the Moguls event, introduced at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games held in Albertville, France, competitors must make small, quick turns avoiding raised bumps of snow, and perform two aerial maneuvers, in a timed run.

Rank Country
1 Canada
2 Australia
3 Japan

Women's Aerials

In the Aerials event, introduced at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held in Lillehammer, Norway, competitors are scored on takeoff, form, and landing while performing flips and twists in the air.

Rank Country
1 China
2 China
3 Belarus

Women's Ski Slopestyle

In the Ski Slopestyle event, introduced at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia, competitors are judges on height, turn, technique, and difficulty while performing tricks such as flips, spins, and grinds while descending an obstacle course.
Rank Country
1 Switzerland
2 Switzerland
3 United Kingdom

Men's Ski Slopestyle

In the Ski Slopestyle event, introduced at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia, competitors are judges on height, turn, technique, and difficulty while performing tricks such as flips, spins, and grinds while descending an obstacle course.

Rank Country
1 Norway
2 United States Of America
3 Canada

Men's Aerials

In the Aerials event, introduced at the 1994 Winter Olympic Games held in Lillehammer, Norway, competitors are scored on takeoff, form, and landing while performing flips and twists in the air.

Rank Country
1 Ukraine
2 China
3 Olympic Athletes From Russia

Women's Ski Halfpipe

In the Ski Halfpipe event, introduced at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia, competitors are scored on height, turn, technique, and difficulty while performing aerial tricks such as jumps and turns while descending a halfpipe course.

Rank Country
1 Canada
2 France
3 United States Of America

Men's Ski Cross

In the Ski Cross event, introduced at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games held in Vancouver, Canada, four skiers compete in a head-to-head race down a course featuring various types of terrain. The top two skiers from each race advance to the next round.

Rank Country
1 Canada
2 Switzerland
3 Olympic Athletes From Russia

Men's Ski Halfpipe

In the Ski Halfpipe event, introduced at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games held in Sochi, Russia, competitors are scored on height, turn, technique, and difficulty while performing aerial tricks such as jumps and turns while descending a halfpipe course.
Rank Country
1 United States Of America
2 United States Of America
3 New Zealand

Women's Ski Cross

In the Ski Cross event, introduced at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games held in Vancouver, Canada, four skiers compete in a head-to-head race down a course featuring various types of terrain. The top two skiers from each race advance to the next round.

Rank Country
1 Canada
2 Canada
3 Switzerland

Updates will be coming as events are completed. Stay tuned!

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