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Slopestyle approved for 2014 Olympics

Updated: February 11, 2013, 1:50 PM ET
By Olivia Dwyer | ESPN Action Sports

On Monday, the International Olympic Committee's Executive Board approved the addition of Ski and Snowboard Slopestyle to the Winter Olympics roster of events, effective in 2014. The decision was announced via press conference from the IOC's meeting in Durban, South Africa.

"The reason why we waited for the inclusion of slopestyle, both ski and snowboard was the feasibility study that was underway in terms of logistics [in Sochi]," said IOC President Jacques Rogge. "The ...

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