Adding slopestyle to Sochi venue plans

Updated: April 18, 2011, 12:42 PM ET
By Oliva Dwyer | ESPN Action Sports

When Joe Fitzgerald visited Sochi, Russia, in November 2010, a new trail was being cut to the skier's left of the snowboard and freestyle skiing venue for the 2014 Winter Olympics. On April 26, he will return to the mountain and determine whether that trail will be ready to host a ski and snowboard slopestyle course. That is, if the discipline receives the seal of approval from the International Olympic Committee next month.

Fitzgerald is the Freestyle Skiing Coordinator for the ...

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