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Behind Our Brand

Nov. 25, 2016

Our brand is our reputation. With a proven track record of success on the national and international stage, our brand had become synonymous with winning. Si...

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Freestyle Canada Launches New Name and Brand

Nov. 10, 2016

Freestyle Canada (formerly known as the Canadian Freestyle Ski Association or CFSA) will be kicking off the 2017 ski season with a new organization name, logo and brand positioning. With the financial support of the Canadian Olympic Committee&rsqu...

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Milan hosting first stop in new FIS Super Series

Nov. 10, 2016

The FIS Ski World Cup Big Air season gets underway next weekend in Milan, Italy, with women’s and men’s big air competitions taking place on November 11 and 12, 2016. The Milan competition is the first of three Big Air city events to b...

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Halfpipe Skier Justin Dorey Officially Announces Retirement

Nov. 2, 2016

After a career that lasted over a decade, Justin Dorey (Vernon, BC) has officially announced his retirement today from hafpipe skiing. Dorey steps away from the sport after not competing during the 2015-16 season to recover from a concussion suffered durin...

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Burke to be inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame

Oct. 12, 2016

Freestyle legend and pioneer, Sarah Burke, will be inducted into the Ontario Sports Hall of Fame on October 17, 2016. The native of Midland, ON, will be posthumously enshrined with a world-class group that includes Ron Ellis (Hockey), Eric Lindros (Hockey),...

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Kaya Turski Does Her Part to Combat Climate Change

Oct. 6, 2016

As one of the world’s most distinguished skiers in slopestyle history, Kaya Turski’s love for the mountains is combined with a deeply rooted passion for the environment. Over the past year, Turski has channeled her love of nature, the environment and Whistler ...

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Kris Atkinson seeking help to qualify for the 2018 Olympic Games

Oct. 3, 2016

Halfpipe team veteran, Kris Atkinson, is looking for help to reach his ultimate goal of representing Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The 25-year-old from Calgary, AB, recently launched a ...

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Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh on the comeback trail

Sep. 28, 2016

After missing almost all of last season with a lower back injury, National team mogul skier Simon Pouliot-Cavanagh is back stronger than ever and ready to kick off the 2016-2017 World Cup season. The 25 year-old Quebec City native was first injured in Sept...

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Geneviève Tougas: From Gymnast to Mogul Team Coach

Sep. 20, 2016

In recognition of National Coaches Week, we caught up with CFSA’s NexGen Mogul Institute Team Air Coach, Geneviève Tougas. Tougas, who has been coaching with CFSA for just over two years, has an intriguing backstory prior to the start of her full time coaching...

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Kingsbury in Greece with stars

Sep. 15, 2016

If you weren’t following Mikaël Kingsbury on social media the last couple of weeks, and you really should (Instagram and Twit...

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Groenewoud giving back during rehab

Sep. 2, 2016

Rehabbing an injury is a process that tests the patience of the average individual, but when freestyle skiers succumb to injury the thought of abandoning the high adrenaline lifestyle that they are used to can be a frustrating one. Many attempt to find uniq...

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Canadian Mogul Skiers in Australia for Continental Cup

Aug. 29, 2016

You may still be feeling the summer heat in most of Canada, but that didn’t stop the Canadian National Mogul Team from heading Down Under in search of snow. With the men’s and women’s teams currently in Australia for training camp, several athletes are prep...

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FIS World Cup Schedule Released

Aug. 2, 2016

The International Ski Federation (FIS) has officially released the 2016-17 World Cup schedules for every freestyle discipline, including aerials, big air, halfpipe, moguls and slopestyle. In total, 34 World Cup events will be divvied up between the five afo...

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Our Top Moments of the 2015-2016 Season

Jul. 8, 2016

As the summer gets underway, we are taking the time to look back on what was an outstanding winter for Canada’s Freestyle Ski teams. Throughout the 2015-2016 season, these athletes broke records, achieved historic victories, and consistently proved their domin...

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Beyond the Slopes: Laris Thompson Cinematographer

Jul. 8, 2016

A familiar face to many Canadian mogul skiers was in the crowd at Val Saint-Côme when athletes from around the world visited the mountain in Quebec for the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup this past January. ...

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The Eh Team is looking to build on last season

Jul. 8, 2016

In a sport where you are judged individually, team unity helped Canadian male aerialists excel during the 2015-16 season. Dubbing themselves “The Eh Team”, the veteran duo of Travis Gerrits (Milton, ON) and Olivier Rochon ...

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Naude to bike 160km for charity

Jun. 30, 2016

Mogul skier Andi Naude (Penticton, BC) is taking on a different challenge this summer. On July 10th, in between training camps, the 20-year-old will be riding 160km in the 2016 Prospera Granfondo Axel Merckx Okanagan to raise money for the...

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Four Canadian World Cups planned for 2016-17 season

Jun. 14, 2016

At the biannual International Ski Federation (FIS) Congress this last week in Mexico, it was announced that Canada would host four FIS freestyle ski World Cups for the upcoming 2016-17 season. Mogul events will return to Val Saint-Côme (January 22) and Calg...

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CFSA Hires Competitions Coordinator

Jun. 3, 2016

The Canadian Freestyle Ski Association is excited to announce the hiring of Patrick Breault as Competitions Coordinator. The Competitions Coordinator will work as part of the CFSA High Performance Athlete Development Unit. The individual in this role is re...

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Philippe Marquis joins CBC for Rio Olympic Games

Jun. 2, 2016

A name familiar to freestyle fans was on the announced list of CBC personnel heading to Brazil...

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