Deer Valley FIS World Cup Preview February 04, 2016
It has been a year since Bomber Ski athlete K.C. Oakley took first in the Deer Valley World Cup mogul competition, and although a back injury has delayed her return to the slopes, K.C. will be sharing a behind-the-scenes peek at World Cup events this year through her Instagram -- just one of this year's many highlights.
On the mogul course, we will have our eye on Bomber athlete Jeremy Cota, who has finished near the top 10 in his last two competitions, including a first-place finish among Americans in Calgary last week. Cota, who took the podium last year in Japan, will look to edge closer toward his 7th place overall finish in last year's World Cup standings.
We will also be cheering the young German men's mogul squad led by 23-year-old Julius Garbe, who has landed a spot on the rankings list after a strong showing last week in Calgary. Nearly all skiers on the Germany's men's mogul team ski on Bombers. (See them below with their Keith Haring Luna Luna skis.)
Mikael Kingsbury of Canada is expected to win his fourth competition of the season, and sisters Chloe and Justine Dufour-Lapointe, also of Canada, are expected to battle for a win in the ladies' competition.
Deer Valley Resort is hosting for the 14th year in a row with all events open to the public. Here is the full schedule of events:
Thursday, Feb. 4
9:20–10:40 a.m. – Men’s Aerials Qualifications and Finals
12:05–1:20 p.m. – Women’s Aerials Qualifications and Finals
1:30 p.m. – Stein Eriksen Celebration of Life
3:00 p.m. – Women’s Moguls Qualifications
5:00 p.m. – Men’s Moguls Qualifications 7:00 p.m. – Women’s and Men’s Moguls Finals
Friday, Feb. 5
2:45 p.m. – Women’s Aerials Qualifications 5:00 p.m. – Men’s Aerials Qualifications
8:00 p.m. – Women’s and Men’s Aerials Finals
Saturday, Feb. 6
4:55 p.m. – Women’s and Men’s Dual Moguls Qualifications
7:00 – Women’s and Men’s Dual Moguls Finals