Freestyle Skiing: Winter Olympics’ Newest Sport Is A Flying, Flipping Spectacle

American Nick Goepper took first place at the sport’s first World Cup event in New Zealand this weekend. Freestyle skiing, which is like a snowboarding competition on skis, where competitors flip crazily through the air after vaulting off a ramp, is making its Olympic debut in Sochi. posted on

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