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AFP World Tour Rankings Update - January 25th

Jan 25, 2017

Words: Jeff Schmuck

Hello again from the Association on Freeskiing Professionals, where on the eve the most prestigious event of the year, X Games Aspen, it’s time for yet another look at the AFP World Tour Rankings. Over the course of the past week, seven Bronze-Level events took place, including the USASA Rocky Mountain Series at Copper Mountain, Colorado (Halfpipe), two installments of the USASA Southwest Colorado Series at Telluride, Colorado (Slopestyle), the USASA Grand Canyon Series at Snowbowl, Arizona (Slopestyle), the Bjorn Thorsen Memorial in Park City, Utah (Halfpipe & Slopestyle), the Delta BN at Belle Neige, Quebec (Slopestyle), and the third stop of the Nor Freeski Cup at Vikersund, Norway (Big Air). Here’s a look at how these events shook up the rankings…

USASA ROCKY MOUNTAIN SERIES
Location: Copper Mountain, Colorado
Discipline: Halfpipe
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Halfpipe

1) Dylan Ladd: 60th —> 49th (+11)
• Ladd’s win counts towards his top 4 Halfpipe results over the past 52 weeks, and replaces his result from last season’s U.S. Revolution Tour at Seven Springs with an additional 79.19 points, so he moves 11 spots up.
2) Yu Yoneya: 41st —> 37th (+4)
• Yoneya’s second place showing counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from last month’s U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain with an additional 110.22 points, so he moves four spots up.
3) Sammy Schuiling: 29th —> 26th (+3)
• The amount of points (338) Schuiling secured with his third place performance does not eclipse his top 4 results, but due to other athletes’ results from last season’s U.S. Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain dropping off the 52-week window, he moves three spots up. 

Women’s Halfpipe

1) Svea Irving: 38th —> 26th (+12)
• Irving’s win counts towards her top 4 Halfpipe results over the past 52 weeks, and is her fourth result in that time frame, so she moves 12 spots up.
2) Charity Mersereau: 67th —> 51st (+16)
• Mersereau’s second place showing counts towards her top 4 results, and is her second result over the past 52 weeks, so she moves 16 spots up.
3) Anja Barugh: 49th —> 34th (+16)
• Barugh’s third place performance counts towards her top 4 results, and is her third result over the past 52 weeks, so she moves 16 spots up.

USASA SOUTHWEST COLORADO SERIES - DAY 1
Location: Telluride, Colorado
Discipline: Slopestyle
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Slopestyle

1) Jake Copp: 332nd —> 332nd (EVEN)
• Copp’s win is his first Slopestyle event on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 332nd.
2) Ian Osby: 308th —> 308th (EVEN)
• Osby’s second place showings on day and two of the event are his first and second Slopestyle events on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 308th.
3) Roscoe Rodgers: 529th —> 529th (EVEN)
• Rodgers’s third place performance on day one and his win on day two are his first and second Slopestyle events on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 529th. 

USASA SOUTHWEST COLORADO SERIES - DAY 2
Location: Telluride, Colorado
Discipline: Slopestyle
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Slopestyle

1) Roscoe Rodgers: 529th —> 529th (EVEN)
• See above.
2) Ian Osby: 308th —> 308th (EVEN)
• See above.
3) Emmett Stottlemyer: 336th —> 336th (EVEN)
• Stottlemyer’s third place performance is his first Slopestyle event on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 336th.

USASA GRAND CANYON SERIES
Location: Snowbowl, Arizona
Discipline: Slopestyle
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Slopestyle

1) Sam Tritle: 527th —> 527th (EVEN)
• Tritle’s win is his first Slopestyle event on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 527th.
2) Luke Hotte: 549th —> 549th (EVEN)
• Hotte’s second place showing is his first Slopestyle event on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 549th. 

• Note that there were only two competitors at this event. 

BJORN THORSEN MEMORIAL
Location: Park City, Utah
Disciplines: Halfpipe & Slopestyle
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Halfpipe

1) Cassidy Jarrell: 93rd —> 67th (+26)
• Jarrell’s win counts towards his top 4 Halfpipe results over the past 52 weeks, and is his fourth result in that time frame, so he moves 26 spots up.
2) Sam Ward: 65th —> 60th (+5)
• Ward’s second place showing counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from last season’s Bjorn Thorsen Memorial with an additional 12.48 points, so he moves five spots up.
3) Eugene Morris: 168th —> 168th (EVEN)
• Morris’ third place performance is his first Halfpipe event on the AFP World Tour, so he enters the rankings in 168th.

Women’s Halfpipe

1) Zoe Atkin: 48th —> 46th (+2)
• Atkin’s win counts towards her top 4 Halfpipe results over the past 52 weeks, and is her second result in that time frame, so she moves two spots up.
2) Eileen Gu: 79th —> 79th (EVEN)
• Gu’s second place showing is her first Halfpipe event on the AFP World Tour, so she enters the rankings in 79th.
3) Hanna Blackwell: 29th —> 28th (+1)
• Blackwell’s third place performance counts towards her top 4 results, and replaces her result from last month’s U.S. Revolution Tour at Copper Mountain with an additional 20.52 points, so she moves one spot up. 

Men’s Slopestyle

1) Scott McLaughlin: 179th —> 156th (+23)
• McLaughlin’s win counts towards his top 4 Slopestyle results over the past 52 weeks, and replaces his result from last season’s U.S. Revolution Tour at Winter Park with an additional 241.15 points, so he moves 23 spots up.
2) Kiernan Fagan: 93rd —> 82nd (+11)
• Fagan’s second place showing counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from last season’s USASA Junior National Championships at Sun Valley with an additional 20.86 points, so he moves 11 spots up.
3) Charlie Scott: 393rd —> 279th (+114)
• Scott’s third place performance counts towards his top 4 results, and is his third result over the past 52 weeks, so he moves 114 spots up.

Women’s Slopestyle

1) Ashton Glass: 35th —> 35th (EVEN)
• The amount of points (345) Glass secured with her win does not eclipse her top 4 Slopestyle results over the past 52 weeks, so she remains in 35th.
2) Eileen Gu: 127th —> 127th (EVEN)
• Gu’s second place showing is her first Slopestyle event over the past 52 weeks, so she re-enters the rankings in 127th.
3) Valentina Garces: 134th —> 134th (EVEN)
• Garces’ third place performance is her first Slopestyle event over the past 52 weeks, so she re-enters the rankings in 134th. 

DELTA BN
Location: Belle Neige, Quebec
Discipline: Slopestyle
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Slopestyle

1) Antoine Plamondon: 131st —> 119th (+12)
• Plamondon’s win counts towards his top 4 Slopestyle results over the past 52 weeks, and replaces his result from last season’s Canadian Open Tour at Stoneham with an additional 53.70 points, so he moves 12 spots up.
2) Philippe Boily-Doucet: 160th —> 116th (+44)
• Boily-Doucet’s second place showing counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from this season’s Canadian Open Tour at Mount Sima with an additional 209.36 points, so he moves 44 spots up.
3) Mathieu Dufresne: 228th —> 165th (+63)
• Dufresne’s third place performance counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from this season’s Canadian Open Tour at Mount Sima with an additional 179.41 points, so he moves 63 spots up. 

Women’s Slopestyle

1) Marilou Bouthiette: 104th —> 73rd (+31)
• Bouthiette’s win counts towards her top 4 Slopestyle results over the past 52 weeks, and is her second result in that time frame, so she moves 31 spots up.
2) Olivia Asselin: 94th —> 66th (+28)
• Asselin’s second place showing counts towards her top 4 results, and is her second result over the past 52 weeks, so she moves 28 spots up.
3) Sarah Urness: 123rd —> 88th (+35)
• Urness’s third place performance counts towards her top 4 results, and is her second result over the past 52 weeks, so she moves 35 spots up.

NOR FREESKI CUP
Location: Vikersund, Norway
Discipline: Big Air
Sanctioning Level: Bronze

Men’s Big Air

1) Vegard Håheim Lund: 30th —> 26th (+4)
• Lund’s win counts towards his top 4 Big Air results over the past 52 weeks, and replaces his result from last season’s Nor Freeski Championships in Hovden with an additional 66.36 points, so he moves four spots up.
2) Sebastian Schjerve: 35th —> 31st (+4)
• Schjerve’s second place showing counts towards his top 4 results, and replaces his result from this season’s Nor Freeski Cup in Dombaas with an additional 85.67 points, so he moves four spots up.
3) Markus Leyobo: 46th —> 32nd (+14)
• Leyobo’s third place performance counts towards his top 4 results, and is his fourth result over the past 52 weeks, so he moves 14 spots up.

Women’s Big Air

1) Thea Emilie Grytnes: 28th —> 28th (EVEN)
• Grytnes’ win is her first Big Air event on the AFP World Tour, so she enters the rankings in 28th.
2) Helene Gullbrå-Eriksen: 32nd —> 32nd (EVEN)
• Jensen’s second place performance is her first Big Air event on the AFP World Tour, so she enters the rankings in 32nd.
3) Thea Marlene Adolfsen Jensen: 40th —> 40th (EVEN)
• Jensen’s third place performance is her first Big Air event on the AFP World Tour, so she enters the rankings in 40th. 

OVERALL RANKINGS

As a result of the above events, here's a few notable movements in the top 30 on the Men’s and Women’s Overall Rankings…

Men

Sammy Schuiling: 19th —> 18th (+1)

Women

Svea Irving: 20th —> 18th (+2)

That’s all for now, but be sure to stay tuned for an incredibly significant update on the AFP World Tour Rankings next week following the conclusion of the biggest event of the season, X Games Aspen.

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