Contenders: Get to know 26 of the top freeskiers competing in Sochi
Hometown: Crested Butte, CO
This young gun made a name for himself in 2013 when he bagged a second place finish in halfpipe at The North Face Park and Pipe Open Series event in Copper, CO, before placing 7th at the X Games in Aspen. He finished the season as the 5th place ranked skier in the AFP halfpipe standings, and he’s carried that momentum through the 2013/14 season, thus far, with a podium at Dew Tour, a big win at Grand Prix Copper and another podium at the Grand Prix in Park City; that final performance a memorable (and emotional) one, indeed, as Blunck was overjoyed to have secured an Olympic berth.Read More: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26
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