Freestyle Junior Worlds Team Announced

Posted By: The Ski Channel on March 6, 2012 9:39 am

US Ski Team Logo

Hold onto your ski boots.  The Freestyle Junior World Team has officially been chosen.  These talented teens are on their way to Valmalenco, Italy to fight for the gold on March 20-24.  Some standouts among this crowd are skier World Cup moguls skier Bradley Wilson, NorAm bumps ace Ali Kariotis, aerials NorAm  GrandPrix winner Kiley McKinnon, and NorAm Rookie of the year Dylan Walczyk.  The U.S. team is looking pretty good heading into the competition with these 19 athletes.

Here it is, the 2012 FIS Freestyle Moguls and Aerials Junior World Ski Championships team: 

Women – Moguls
Ali Kariotis, Tiburon, CA 4/29/95 (Squaw Valley Freestyle Team); 
Alyssa Lawson, Boulder, CO 12/31/92 (Winter Park Competition Center); 
Anna Park, Davis, CA 5/4/97 (Heavenly Ski Resort); 
Nessa Dziemian, Hampstead, NH 4/13/94 (Carrabassett Valley Academy)

Men – Dual Moguls
Bradley Wilson, Butte, MT 6/5/92 (Wasatch Freestyle); 
Nick Keating, Waterbury, VT 4/6/92 (Killington Mountain School); 
Michael Degrandis, Steamboat Springs, CO 3/24/93 (Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club)
; Troy Murphy, Bethel, ME 6/13/92

Women – Dual Moguls

Ali Kariotis, Tiburon, CA 4/29/95 (Squaw Valley Freestyle Team); 
Anna Park, Davis, CA 5/4/97 (Heavenly Ski Resort); 
Allison Benedict, Scarsdale, NY 2/6/95 (Killington Mountain School); 
Tali Peters, Park City, UT 6/13/95 (Wasatch Freestyle)

Men – Aerials

Mike Rossi, Long Valley, NJ 2/25/94 (Elite Aerial Development Program); 
Jon Lillis, Rochester, NY 8/20/94 (Bristol Mountain Freestyle Team)
; Alex Bowen, Springville, NY 5/21/92 (Buffalo Ski Club)
; Mac Bohonnon, Madison, CT 3/27/95 (Elite Aerial Development Program)

Women – Aerials

Kiley McKinnon, Madison, CT 9/1/95 (Elite Aerial Development Program); 
Madison Gorelik, Park City, UT 3/12/94 (FLY – Freestyle Lives Year-Round); 
Madison Olsen, Park City, UT 4/7/95 (FLY – Freestyle Lives Year-Round); 
Sara Swenson, Salt Lake City, UT 12/24/97 (FLY – Freestyle Lives Year-Round)