FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup

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FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup
Genre freestyle skiing
- moguls, aerials, ski cross
- halfpipe, slopestyle, big air
Location(s) Europe, Japan, Canada,
United States, Australia,
Belarus, New Zealand,
South Korea, China,
Russia
Inaugurated5 January 1980 (5 January 1980)
Previous event 2017–18 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup
Organised by International Ski Federation
PeopleJoe Fitzgerald (coordinator)
Kathrin Hostettler (assistant)
JP Baralo (SX and SBX race director)
Current event clock.svg 2018–19 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup

The FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup is an annual freestyle skiing competition arranged by the International Ski Federation since 1980. [1] [2] Currently six disciplines are included in world cup: moguls, aerials, ski cross, halfpipe, slopestyle and big air. In the 1980s and 1990s there were also ski ballet and combined, which no longer exist.

Contents

Races are hosted primarily at ski resorts in North America, the Alps in Europe, with regular stops in Scandinavia, east Asia, but a few races have also been held in the Southern Hemisphere. World Cup competitions have been hosted in 22 different countries around the world: Australia, Austria, Belarus, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United States. [3] (note that all world cup races hosted at ski resort in Ukraine was still part of Soviet Union respectively.)

Number of events

Mixed team events are not included in this list.

Points distribution

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Discipline1008060504540363229262422201816151413121110987654321
Overall20161210987.26.45.85.24.84.443.63.232.82.62.42.221.81.61.41.210.80.60.40.2

Overall results

Top 10 podiums

Updated after 2017–18 season.

Most overall World Cup titles

The following skiers have at least 3 overall Freestyle World Cup titles:

Men

7: Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Mikael Kingsbury

5: Flag of France.svg Éric Laboureix

Ladies

10: Flag of Switzerland.svg Conny Kissling

4: Flag of the United States.svg Hannah Kearney

3: Flag of France.svg Ophélie David, Flag of Australia.svg Jacqui Cooper, Flag of Norway.svg Kari Traa

Most discipline World Cup titles

The records for most World Cup titles in each discipline are as follows:

DisciplineMenLadies
NameTitlesNameTitles
Moguls Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Mikael Kingsbury 7 Flag of the United States.svg Hannah Kearney 6
Ski Ballet (Acro) Flag of Germany.svg H. Reitberger 5 Flag of the United States.svg Jan Bucher 7
Combined Flag of France.svg Éric Laboureix
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Alain Laroche
4 Flag of Switzerland.svg Conny Kissling 9
Ski Cross Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Tomáš Kraus 4 Flag of France.svg Ophélie David 7
Aerials Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Nicolas Fontaine
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Steve Omischl
4 Flag of Australia.svg Jacqui Cooper 5
Dual moguls Flag of Sweden.svg Jesper Rönnback
Flag of France.svg Thony Héméry
Flag of Finland.svg Janne Lahtela
2 Flag of France.svg Candice Gilg
Flag of Norway.svg Kari Traa
2
Halfpipe Flag of Finland.svg Kalle Leinonen
Flag of the United States.svg David Wise
Flag of France.svg Kevin Rolland
2 Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Sarah Burke
Flag of Switzerland.svg Virginie Faivre
Flag of Japan.svg Ayana Onozuka
2
Slopestyle6 skiers15 skiers1

See also

References

  1. "FIS-Ski - Freestyle World Cup". fis-ski.com. Archived from the original on 31 August 2012.
  2. "Freestyle Skiing History". CBC Sports . 4 December 2009. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  3. "FIS: Complete Calendar of Freestyle Ski World Cup Races". Archived from the original on 14 January 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2012.