Here’s the 2014 WSSF/AFP Champs event schedule, plus rider list

April 9th, 2014 by

Whistler, BC, April 18-20, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival (WSSF) presents the World Ski Invitational, in conjunction with the AFP World Championships, featuring the open slopestyle and the invitational big air.

Here’s what you need to know:

Samsung Slopestyle

Friday April 18 (Qualifiers) and Sunday, April 20 (Finals) | Blackcomb Terrain Park

Top 10 AFP ranked women and top 20 AFP ranked men are prequalified for finals. 60 spots were available in the men’s qualifier. Priority was given to athletes with a top 100 AFP rank in slopestyle — balance of spots were assigned by random lottery.

Confirmed rider list

Women’s slopestye finals:

Nikki Blackall
Jamie Crane-Mauzy
Annalisa Drew
Nadia Gonzales
Dara Howell
Julia Krass
Kim Lamarre
Anouk Purnelle-Faniel
Yuki Tsubota
Emma Whitman

Men’s slopestye finals:

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand
Alex Bellemare
Willie Borm
Bobby Brown
Joss Christensen
Robby Franco
Vincent Gagnier
Nick Goepper
Gus Kenworthy
Chris Laker
Evan McEachran
Noah Morrison
Antti Ollila
Alex Schlopy
Jesper Tjåder
Matt Walker
Noah Wallace
Oscar Wester
McRae Williams
James Woods

Gibbons Life Big Air

Saturday, April 19, 8pm-10pm | Skier’s Plaza

Top 15 AFP ranked big air athletes qualified automatically. Remaining spots assigned based on AFP slopestyle, halfpipe and overall rankings.

Confirmed rider list

Alex Beaulieu-Marchand
Aaron Blunck
Bobby Brown
Joss Christensen
Alex Ferreira
Vincent Gagnier
PK Hunder
Gus Kenworthy
Noah Morrison
Aleksi Patja
Alex Schlopy
Jesper Tjåder
Matt Walker
Jossi Wells
Beau-James Wells
Oscar Wester
James Woods

+Rider lists are subject to change.
+All athletes must be registered with the AFP in order to be eligible to compete.
+AFP rankings as of March 31, 2014 were used to determine eligibilty.

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