2017 Visa Freestyle International FIS World Cup

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The world’s best aerial and mogul skiers will take to Deer Valley Resort’s slopes again this winter to compete in the 2017 Visa Freestyle International FIS World Cup, held Wednesday, February 1 through Saturday, February 4, 2017. Regarded as one of the best venues in the international freestyle community, Deer Valley Resort has played host to international and world competitions for 18 consecutive years, including the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, two World Championships and 15 World Cups. This year will prepare the resort to host the 2019 FIS Freestyle, Snowboard and Freeski World Championships in conjunction with Park City Mountain and Deer Valley’s own Solitude Mountain Resort.

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“The FIS Freestyle World Cup brings the highest level of freestyle competitors and athletes to the resort each year,” said Bob Wheaton, president and general manager of Deer Valley Resort. “We look forward to hosting this event again and the opportunity it provides to our visiting guests and locals to view an event of this caliber.”

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The spectator-friendly World Cup competitions are free to the public and will be held at night under the lights at Deer Valley Resort. The crowd-pleasing event kicks off with a free concert by The Revivalists on lower Main Street in Historic Park City, Wednesday, February 1 from 7 to 10 p.m., with a fireworks show immediately following.

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The freestyle competition begins Thursday evening, February 2, 2017, with men’s and women’s mogul competitions scheduled on Champion ski run beginning at 7 p.m. Friday night brings the flight of the men’s and women’s aerial competitions held on White Owl ski run at 8 p.m. The conclusion of the events will feature the men’s and women’s dual mogul competitions scheduled for Saturday evening on Champion ski run at
7 p.m. Finals for all disciplines will take place each evening, with a firework display concluding each night. Each discipline will also be filmed and televised. The mogul and aerial competitions will air on NBC Sports Network on Saturday, February 4, 2017, beginning at 9 p.m. EST and the dual mogul event will air on NBC on Sunday, February 5, 2017, at 3:30 p.m. EST.

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A complete schedule of Visa Freestyle International FIS World Cup events can be found at deervalley.com. Guests and athletes are invited to share their experiences at the Deer Valley World Cup events by tagging photos and videos with #DVWorldCup. For an enhanced spectator experience, Freestyle Feast VIP tickets are available for the mogul, aerial and dual mogul competitions. Tickets provide special access to the on-hill events, a gourmet buffet, beverages in the VIP tent and a commemorative gift. Tickets are $100 per person, per event and can be purchased by calling 435-645-6510. Quantities are limited and guests may purchase up to six tickets per evening on a first-come, first-served basis.

For more information on the 2017 Visa Freestyle International FIS World Cup, please visit: deervalley.com.

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Steve KuehnTed Ligety....one of the greatest world class skiers on earth skiing at my favorite place on earth!! Thank you!! What great technique, balance, speed, carving and weight on downhill ski!!!😀😀😀❤️❤️❤️😀😀😀😀😀

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Steve KuehnI wish I could ski that well!! I am good and focus on the basics and technique, but I am nowhere near that good....Heaven on earth to me is skiing and / or teaching people to ski every day!!

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Lisa K SimpkinsNo wonder my favorite run was closed 2 weeks ago. He was going so fast I never saw him.

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Patricia Wollerok, maybe he goes a little, just a little faster than I... one think is certain, that is one of my favorite runs!

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Laura Nolle SpurlinEmily Spurlin Abby Spurlin this is my favorite run "mountaineer" !!⛷

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Tom ThomasVery impressive, Patty must be proud.

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Ted ForbesBill Mitchell I think you can take him

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Hideko ShimabukuroOMG that's so fast...! Made me dizzy watching it. 😅

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Dan PeoplesBill Liguori this looks a lot like Marc D. Lewis without the aqua green, one piece jump suit.

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James EvansLooks fantastic there at Deer Valley --- look forward to a Huge Season for Ted in 2017 / 2018 as well as the Winter Olympics . . .

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Effie Baramso rad having the mountain totally to yourself....VIP treatment

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Nikki GraceI want to go. Just not that fast.

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Miguel CamposRenzzo B Namuche ese weon skia igual a mi csm jajaja

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Barbara JonesThis is one of my favorite runs at Deer Valley!

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Kirk HoffmanI've skied that, but not quite in the same way!

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Joseph HamiltonJet propulsion?

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Michael O'SullivanYeah, and I would be just ahead of you 😜

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Karl ByrneThe true mountain sport, pure speed

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Arlen Gilbertpretty much how I imagine I look when I ski.

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Rachel O'SullivanMichael O'Sullivan this is what I look like on that run

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Billy GlosWayne Wilkinson is that you?!! Crazy!

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Elizabeth HaleIt even feels fun 😁😁

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Leigh Gallagher WaltersWow

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Damian Benitez VillegasAmazing race Miguel.

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Dienna Armstrong LehnerDon't forget to duck😜

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