U.S. Freestyle contest set Friday at Heavenly Ski Resort in Lake Tahoe

Beginning March 29-31, the nation’s top moguls and aerials athletes will compete for the U.S. Freestyle National title at Heavenly’s freestyle arena located at the California Lodge base area, with the moguls competition commencing on Heavenly’s famous Gunbarrel run. The women’s and men’s aerials competition will be held at the base of World Cup run in California, adjacent to Gunbarrel.

The moguls of Gunbarrel have been home and training ground for several amateur and pro mogul skiers, including Chris Hernandez, Brooke Ballachey, Travis Woodcock, Christy Tibbetts and Travis Cabral, as well as current U.S. Ski Team Member Sho Kashima, and rising stars Ryan Hickey and Anna Park.

Event admission will be free and spectator seating will be available on a limited basis.

Friday, March 29: Mogul Finals
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sponsor Expo Village
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Moguls – Women’s Finals
3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Moguls – Men’s Finals
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm Mogul Awards

Saturday, March 30: Aerial Finals
9:00 am – 3:00 pm Sponsor Expo Village
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm Community Party
4:30 pm – 5:45 pm Live Concert – Liquid Blue
5:45 pm – 6:30 pm Aerials – Women’s Finals
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm Live Concert – Liquid Blue
7:45 pm – 9:00 pm Aerials – Men’s Finals
9:00 pm Aerial Awards
9:15 pm Fireworks Show

Sunday, March 31: Dual Mogul Finals
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sponsor Expo Village
11:45 pm – 3:00 pm Women’s/Men’s Dual Mogul Finals
3:15 pm – 3:30 pm Awards