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Mike Riddle at the Park City Grand Prix

Freestyle skiing 101: Equipment

Skis The size and design of the skis vary by discipline. Halfpipe and slopestyle skis have a “twin-tip” design, in which both ends of the sk…

Louie Vito at the Copper Grand Prix

Snowboarding 101: Equipment

Snowboards The boards used in freestyle events (halfpipe, slopestyle, big air) are short to allow for tricks, wide to increase balance, and …