US Freeskiing names ski pipe roster

Updated: December 20, 2011, 12:50 PM ET
By Devon O'Neil | ESPN Action Sports

The road to the inaugural Olympic halfpipe skiing gold medal rounded another corner Wednesday, as U.S. Freeskiing -- the newly formed arm of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association -- named nine athletes to its first Pro Halfpipe Team. This comes on the heels of the IOC's decision in April to add ski halfpipe to the Olympic program for 2014.

Winter X Games champions Simon Dumont and Jen Hudak headlined the team, which was selected based on competition results from last winter. ...

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