Snaps from Sochi: 12 Instagram shots in anticipation of tomorrow’s men’s slopestyle event

February 12th, 2014 by

Tomorrow, at 1:15 a.m. EST, men’s slopestyle skiing makes its Olympic debut from Sochi, Russia. In anticipation, many of the athletes competing took to Instagram to voice their excitement about the upcoming event. Here are just a few to get you ready for tomorrow’s action:

“Tomorrow’s the day! Looking forward to riding w/ my dawg @beaujameswells & laying a few down. Thanks for all the support! @nzolympics #letsgetitBeauLion” – Jossi Wells (NZL)

“Tomorrow I’m going for the elusive “gold” at this little competition in Russia. Thanks for all the support people:D Wish me luck. #herewego #gametime #buzzerbeater #yolympics” – Nick Goepper (USA)

“Witnessed another awesome sunset here in the Rosa Khutor village tonight! Stoked for freeski slopestyle to make it’s Olympic debut tomorrow – wish me luck! :)” – Gus Kenworthy (USA)

“The practice today was fun! Finally got my run figured out! I’m so pumped for tomorrow’s Competition! The qualifiers starts 07:15 CET. Wish me luck! ;) Photo: @freeskiswe” – Jesper Tjader (SWE)

“Competing in the first ever Olympic Games for Slopestyle tomorrow! Make sure to check it out, its gonna be INSANE!!! #sochi2014″ – Luca Tribondeau (AUT)

“Tomorrow’s the day! Olympic slope style contest is going down on this run tomorrow. You should check it out if you can. It’s going to be sick! #teamoakley #teamusa” – Joss Christensen (USA)

“Getting ready for tomorrow! Photo: @aleksaurdal” – Oystein Braten (NOR)

“One of the biggest and best courses I’ve ever skied… So much fun! Tomorrow is the big day! #sochi2014 #2ol P: @frankum” – Aleks Aurdal (NOR)

“Finnished the last day of training today before the mens slopestyle olympic competition tomorrow. We had 6days of amazing training we have been blessed with the best weather you could ask for. I cant wait to ski tomorrow!!! #sochi2014 #sochi #slopestyle #letsdothis” – Bene Mayr (GER)

“Injured my shouler today in the last slopestyle practice! So stoked that It’s not bad and that I will be able to ski tomorow! I will be skiing 100% no matter what! #feelingblessed#nopainnogain” – Alex Beaulieau-Marchand (CAN)

“Another fun day of practice here in #sochi2014 #2ol #360safety photo: @pkhunder” – Andreas Hatveit (NOR)

“Tomorrow all of those seats will be filled with screaming people! Hopefully I will hit the jump not the knuckle! Photo: @espenbijay #sochi #olympics #sochi2014 #2OL” – PK Hunder (NOR)

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Donny O'Neill hails from the mystical, faraway land of New Hartford, CT. When he's not in the mountains searching for Big Foot, he's the Associate Editor here at Freeskier.