News – Slopestyle unveiled as Olympic sport

It’s official! Rumours had been floating around for a while that the International Olympic Committee’s Executive Board were considering adding Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle and Halfpipe Skiing to the Winter Olympics.

It turns out the rumour mill was spot on. The statement was officially made yesterday (Monday, 4 July) in South Africa declaring that the sport will make its Olympicdebut in Sochi, Russia in 2014.

Have the Olympics just got better?

Here’s what the fuss is all about:

X-Games Slopestyle finals from Jon Olsson Video Blog on Vimeo.