Most of the attention this weekend was centered on the VISA U.S. Freeskiing Grand Prix competition at in Park City, Utah - and deservedly so.
Going into the weekend only two of eleven #Freeskiing #Olympic spots were locked up and the #Slopestyle and #Halfpipe events at #PCMR were the skiers last shot at securing an Olympic berth under the 'objective selection' criteria.
The PCMR weekend wrapped up with the announcement of the first ever USA Freeskiing Olympic Team!
Read more: http://skiing.about.com/b/2014/01/21/alpine-freestyle-and-freeskiing-competition-updates.htm
For more information: http://skiing.about.com/b/2014/01/26/get-paid-for-taking-beginner-ski-lesson-in-january.htm
British violinist, Vanessa-Mae Vanakorn, has been selected to ski for Thailand in this winter's upcoming Olympics. She will be competing in several slalom races in Sochi.
Read more: http://skiing.about.com/b/2014/01/22/from-music-to-mountains.htm
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