The competitive freeskiing world changes fast. Every year, new events appear, old ones fade away, rookies become stars and stars retire. It’s nearly impossible to keep up with the pace. That’s where we come in.
Below are links to a handful of stories that will help you make sense of it all. We predict next year’s big winners, we map out the season’s major contests, top pros break down the tricks that may get them to the next level, we show you highlights from last season’s Fantasy Freeride League, we explain how to get involved as a competitor, and lastly, we try—perhaps with futility—to make sense of the Olympic qualification insanity.
Read up and get in the know.
The 2012/13 Competition Preview
Who will take home some of the coveted AFP titles this coming season? We’ve made our predictions for the slopestyle and superpipe winners and caught up with each of them to see how their seasons are shaping up: