The United States Olympic freestyle skiing team includes the first-ever halfpipe and slopestyle skiers, whose disciplines are debuting in Sochi. The team is made up by a full spectrum of athletes, from a slopestyle skier from the "Mecca of skiing" in Indiana and a London-born American, to one who qualified for the Olympics on her birthday to another who's has battled Lyme disease.
Julia Krass - slopestyle
Julia Krass put up a 92.60 to beat teammate Keri Herman in the final slopestyle qualifier in Park City. Her first place finish got Krass, 16, chosen as a discretionary pick for the Olympic team.
Devin Logan - slopestyle
Devin Logan is heading to her first Olympics, competing in the new slopestyle event. She won the iON Mountain Championships and the fourth qualifier event in Park City.
Maggie Voisin - slopestyle
At 15 years old, Maggie Voisin is the youngest U.S. Winter Olympian since 1972. She became eligible for the Olympics when she turned 15 during the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, where she came in third place.
Aaron Blunck - halfpipe
Aaron Blunck will need to let his teachers know he'll be missing a few weeks of school. The 17-year-old is heading to Sochi after winning the Grand Prix at Copper Mountain, then coming in second at the final qualifier in Park City.
Lyman Currier - halfpipe
Lyman Currier punched his ticket to Sochi after winning the fifth and final Olympic selection event in Park City, Utah.