Wilsons continue hunt for Olympic berths

From usskiteam.com
PARK CITY, UT – The Visa Freestyle International returns to Deer Valley Resort Jan. 9-11 for moguls and aerials under the lights in vital Olympic qualifying competitions. The events will feature Olympic Champion Hannah Kearney (Norwich, VT), bronze medalist Bryon Wilson (Butte MT), his brother Brad Wilson, World Cup podium finisher Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA) and a stacked U.S. team to back them. A press conference will open the festivities on Wednesday Jan. 8 with the unveiling of the Columbia 2014 Olympic competition uniforms. The moguls and aerials events will be broadcast on NBC and the NBCSN.
•All of the FIS World Cup events will count towards qualification for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, just a few short weeks away.
•Top aerials athletes include World Cup podium finisher Dylan Ferguson (Amesbury, MA), Olympian Emily Cook (Belmont, MA) and Ashley Caldwell (Ashburn, VA).
•Caldwell has already earned a World Cup podium in China since returning to the World Cup circuit only a few weeks ago after a two-season break to recover from back-to-back knee injuries.
•Athletes need a pair of top-three World Cup finishes to contend for a spot on the 2014 Olympic team.
•The moguls and aerials events will be broadcast on NBC and the NBCSN. See below for a complete television schedule.
VISA Freestyle International Schedule
Thurs. Jan. 9 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Qualifications, 3:00 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. MST

Thurs. Jan. 9 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Finals, 7:00 – 7:40 p.m. MST

Thurs. Jan, 9 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Superfinals, 7:40 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. MST

Fri. Jan. 10 – Men’s and Women’s Aerials Qualifications, 11:35 a.m. – 3:40 p.m. MST

Fri. Jan. 10– Men’s and Women’s Aerials Semi Finals, 7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. MST

Fri. Jan. 10 – Men’s and Women’s Aerials Finals, 7:30 p.m. – 7:48 p.m. MST

Fri. Jan. 10 – Men’s and Women’s Aerials Superfinals, 7:48 p.m. – 8:03 p.m. MST

Sat. Jan. 11 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Qualifications, 3:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. MST

Sat. Jan. 11 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Finals, 7:00 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. MST
Sat. Jan. 11 – Men’s and Women’s Moguls Superfinals, 7:40 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. MST
BROADCAST SCHEDULE (times EST)
Fri. Jan. 10 – 11:00 p.m. – Visa Freestyle International, Moguls, NBC Sports Network
Sun. Jan. 12 – 5:30 p.m. – Visa Freestyle International, Aerials, NBC Sports Network
Sat. Jan. 25 – 2:00 p.m. – Visa Freestyle International, Moguls, NBC



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