Chloe Kim and Shaun White lead the 2022 US Olympic Snowboard Team

The 2022 U.S. Olympic Slopestyle/Big Air Team includes eight riders: Jamie Anderson, Gerard Red, Chris Corning, Dusty Henricksen, Hailey Langland, Julia Marin, Sean Fitzsimons and Courtney Rummel.

Both Anderson and Gerard are the reigning PyeongChang slopestyle gold medalists – for Anderson, this is the second consecutive time she has held this title, as she is also the Sochi gold medalist. Also at the 2018 Games, Corning narrowly missed the big air podium in fourth, Langland finished sixth in slopestyle and Marino finished 10th in big air. Henricksen, Fitzsimons and Rummel will make their Games debuts.

Jamie Anderson

Jamie Anderson of the United States reacts after finishing first in the women’s snowboard slopestyle competition at the Toyota Grand Prix of the United States at Mammoth Mountain on January 08, 2022, in California.

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Age: 31
Place of birth: South Lake Tahoe, California.
Hometown: South Lake Tahoe, California.
Residence: Whistler, Canada
Past Games: 2014, 2018

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Jamie Anderson is the reigning two-time Olympic gold medalist in slopestyle who is trying to become the first snowboarder to triple in an Olympic event. Along with her third medal, a silver in the big air in 2018, she’s already tied for the most decorated Olympic snowboarder of all time, a title she could run away with exclusively with a pair of snowboards. upcoming medal opportunities.

Anderson has competed in slopestyle at three of the 2021-22 U.S. qualifying events this season, placing sixth at Aspen, seventh at the Dew Tour and first at Mammoth, beating a taxi double 10 in the latter to become the top world champion in title. Zoe Sadowski-Synnott from New Zealand, something the Californian will likely have to replicate at the Games next month.

Gerard Rouge

Red Gerard of the United States competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle competition at the United States Grand Prix at Mammoth Mountain on January 8, 2022 in California.

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Age: 21
Place of birth: Rocky River, Ohio
Hometown: Silverthorne, Colo.
Residence: Silverthorne, Colo.
Past games: 2018

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Gerard Rouge won slopestyle gold in PyeongChang at the age of 17, calmly sealing victory on his final run. He was so shocked when he received his final score that he let out an expletive on live television. Now he’s back, ready to defend his title.

Aside from an 11th-place finish at the Big Air Steamboat, Gerard’s 2021-22 slopestyle season has been stellar – runner-up in Aspen and two wins at the Dew Tour and Mammoth.

Chris Corning

Chris Corning of the United States competes in the Men’s Big Air Snowboard Final during the FIS Snowboard World Cup Beijing 2019 at Shougang Park on December 14, 2019 in Beijing, China.

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Age: 22
Place of birth: Denver
Hometown: Silverthorne, Colo.
Past games: 2018

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Chris Corning narrowly missed out on the PyeongChang big air podium in fourth, 15.00 points from third place, at the 2018 Games. He also placed 17th in slopestyle. The following year, in 2019, he won the slopestyle world title, adding to his bronze from 2017.

The Coloradan recorded their best result this season at the Dew Tour with a second place finish behind Gerard in slopestyle. His last podium before that was third in slopestyle at the Silvaplana World Cup last March in Switzerland.

Dusty Henricksen

Dusty Henricksen of the United States reacts after finishing a run in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final during the 2021 FIS World Snowboard & Freeski Championships on March 12, 2021 at Buttermilk Ski Resort in Aspen, Colorado.

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Age: 18 (19 on Feb. 2)
Place of birth: San Bernardino, California.
Hometown: Mammoth Lakes, California.
Residence: Mammoth Lakes, California.
Past Games: N / A

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Dusty Henricksen had his breakout moment a year after winning slopestyle gold at the 2020 Youth Olympics by winning the X Games title in the event, performing runs in a t-shirt in sub-zero temperatures in Aspen.

The highlight of the 2021-22 U.S. qualifying period for the future 19-year-old came early with a fifth-place finish in slopestyle in Aspen. This season he finished 22nd at Big Air Steamboat, 19th in slopestyle at Dew Tour and 10th in slopestyle at Mammoth.

Hailey Langland

Hailey Langland of the United States competes in the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Qualifier during the 2021 FIS World Snowboard and Freeski Championships on March 10, 2021 at Buttermilk Ski Resort in Aspen, Colorado.

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Age: 21
Place of birth: Irvine, Calif.
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
Past games: 2018

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Hailey Langland sixth in slopestyle at the 2018 PyeongChang Games, as well as 14th in big air. She has since added a third X Games medal to her collection with the 2019 slopestyle silver, which joins her slopestyle bronze in 2016 and big air gold in 2017.

The 21-year-old had a huge second place in slopestyle at Aspen to kick off the 2021-22 US qualifier, and followed that up with a fourth place at Big Air Steamboat and fifth in slopestyle at Mammoth, faltering only slightly in 12th square. slopestyle result at the Dew Tour.

Julia Marin

Julia Marino (USA) during Women’s Big Air Snowboard Final during the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics at Alpensia Jumping Center on February 21, 2018, in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

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Age: 24
Place of birth: Brooklyn, NY
Hometown: Westport, Conn.
Residence: Westport, Conn.
Past games: 2018

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Sean Fitzsimons

LAAX, SWITZERLAND – JANUARY 15: Sean Fitzsimons of the United States reacts after his run during the men’s slopestyle final of the FIS Snowboard World Cup ‘Laax Open 2022’ on January 15, 2022 in Laax, Switzerland. (Photo by Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

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Age: 21
Hometown: Hood River, Oregon.
Residence: Hood River, Oregon.
Past games: N / A

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Courtney Rummel

Courtney Rummel of the United States during the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Qualifier at Parc Leysin at the Winter Youth Olympic Games on January 18, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Age: 18
Place of birth: Mequon, Wis.
Hometown: West Bend, Wis.
Residence: Park City, UT
Past games: N / A

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