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Dew Tour Preview

Dec 8, 2015

One of the biggest events of the year, the Platinum-ranked Dew Tour, officially begins tomorrow in Breckenridge, Colorado. With practice commencing yesterday and continuing today, we wanted to give you a preview of what to expect over the coming days on the freeski side of things, including a look at who’s competing, the schedule of events (including competition, live stream and TV times), and course previews…

CONFIRMED ATHLETES

Men’s Freeski Halfpipe

Kris Atkinson
Jacob Beebe
Aaron Blunck
Noah Bowman
Lyman Currier
Justin Dorey
Alexander Ferreira
Jaxin Hoerter
Birk Irving
Gus Kenworthy
Thomas Krief
Broby Leeds
Brendan Mackay
Jake Mageau
Ryan Malone
Joffrey Pollet-Villard
Mike Riddle
Kevin Rolland
Taylor Seaton
Kyle Smaine
Colby Stevenson
Lennon Vaughan
Byron Wells
Beau-James Wells
Taylor Wilson
David Wise

Aaron Blunck. Photo by Andrew Woods

Women’s Freeski Halfpipe

Sabrina Cakmakli
Anais Caradeux
Jeanee Crane-Mauzy
Annalisa Drew
Virginie Faivre
Roz Groenewoud
Abigale Hanssen
Isabelle Hanssen
Janina Kuzma
Devin Logan
Marie Martinod
Ayana Onozuka
Kimmy Sharp
Cassie Sharpe
Brita Sigourney
Saori Suzuki

Devin Logan. Photo by Andrew Woods

Men’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle

Antoine Adelisse
Elias Ambuhl
Alex Beaulieu-Marchand
Alex Bellemare
Fabian Boesch
Oystein Braten
Bobby Brown
Joss Christensen
Riley Culver
Robby Franco
Vincent Gagnier
Henrik Harlaut
Teal Harle
Russ Henshaw
Jonas Hunziker
Gus Kenworthy
Chris Laker
Evan McEachran
Noah Morrison
Antti Ollila
Andri Ragettli
Luca Schuler
Jesper Tjader
Felix Usterud
Matt Walker
Noah Wallace
Jossi Wells
Oscar Wester
McRae Williams
James Woods

James ‘Woodsy’ Woods. Photo by Shay Williams / Monster Energy

Women’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle

Coline Ballet-Baz
Silvia Bertagna
Nikki Blackall
Tiril Christiansen
Emma Dahlstrom
Keri Herman
Dara Howell
Johanne Killi
Kim Lamarre
Devin Logan
Kelly Sildaru
Katie Summerhayes
Giulia Tanno
Yuki Tsubota
Kaya Turski
Lisa Zimmerman

Tiril Christiansen. Photo by Christopher Frankum

Freeski Streetstyle

Alex Bellemare
Pat Goodnough
Henrik Harlaut
Sean Jordan
Tim McChesney
LJ Strenio
Jesper Tjader

* Note that all athlete lists are subject to change.

Dew Tour Overview. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

EVENT SCHEDULE

Wednesday, December 9th
•  9:30 a.m. MST - Women’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Semifinal
•  12:30 p.m. MST - Women’s Freeski Superpipe Semifinal

Thursday, December 10th
• 9:30 a.m. MST - Men's Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Semifinal

Friday, December 11th
• 9:15 a.m. MST - Women’s Freeski Superpipe Final
• 12:00 p.m MST - Men’s Freeski Superpipe Semifinal
• 7:30 p.m. MST - Freeski Streetstyle (Downtown Breckenridge)

Saturday, December 12th
• 9:00 a.m. MST - Women’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Final
• 4:00 p.m. MST - Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final

Sunday, December 13th
• 11:00 a.m. MST - Men’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Final

* Note that the competition schedule is subject to change. 

LIVE STREAM SCHEDULE

Thursday, December 10th
• 11:00 a.m. EST - Freeski Pre-Show
• 11:30 a.m. EST - Men’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Semifinal 

Friday, December 11th
• 11:30 a.m. EST - Freeski Pre-Show

Saturday, December 12th
• 10:30 a.m. EST - Freeski Pre-Show
• 11:00 a.m. EST - Women’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Final
• 5:30 p.m. EST - Freeski Pre-Show
• 6:00 p.m. EST - Men’s Freeski Superpipe Final

Sunday, December 13th
• 12:30 p.m. EST - Freeski Pre-Show
• 1:00 p.m. EST - Men’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Final

* The Dew Tour Live Stream will be hosted on dewtour.com. Note that the Live Steam schedule is subject to change. 

TV SCHEDULE

Sunday, December 13th
• 1:00 p.m. EST - Men’s Toyota Freeski Slopestyle Final (NBC)
• 2:30 p.m. EST - Dew Tour Breckenridge Recap (NBC)

COURSE PREVIEWS

Breckenridge’s superpipe for this year’s Dew Tour is over 600 feet long. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

Opening rail section of the slopestyle course. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

Second rail section. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

Two jumps (50 and 60 feet, respectively) follow the duo of rail sections. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

After the jumps is the third rail section. Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

The slopestyle course then concludes with another set of back-to-back jumps (60 and 65 feet, respectively). Photo by George Crosland / Dew Tour

On behalf of everyone at the Association of Freeskiing Professionals, good luck to all of the athletes competing this week in Breckenridge, and for more information on the Dew Tour, visit dewtour.com and follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, along with #DewTour.

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