Thursday, January 10, 2019

Elite Athletes Competing at Lake Placid Freestyle Cup

world cup mogulsFor the 38th year, the world’s best elite freestyle skiers will head to New York state for the 2019 FIS Lake Placid Freestyle Cup, January 17-19, 2019.

Mogul competitions will be held at Whiteface on Thursday and Friday and aerials under the lights at the Olympic Jumping Complex on Saturday.

There will be over 150 athletes competing across 15 nations. The 2019 FIS Lake Placid Freestyle Cup is an important stop on the FIS Freestyle World Cup circuit for American athletes, as results from this event will impact the 2019 World Championship Freestyle Team nominations. Aerials athletes will be named to the team based on results from this World Cup event, in addition to U.S. Nationals, taking place at Lake Placid on January 26. Moguls athletes will be named to the team based on World Cup standings through January 28, 2019. The Lake Placid Freestyle Cup is the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team’s only domestic stop before the 2019 FIS World Championships in Utah in February.

A complete schedule of events can be found here.

New this year is a VIP experience for Saturday night’s aerials event. Tickets are $75 and include premier indoor and outdoor viewing areas, dinner and two drinks. Cash bar is also available. Must be 21 and older to purchase. For all ticketing information, click here.

Photo of 2015 World Cup Moguls courtesy ORDA.

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