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Athletes are eligible for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games if they earn one top-30 finish at a FIS World Cup or world championships event between July 1, 2012, and Jan. 19, 2014. Additionally, athletes must earn a minimum of 80 FIS points for halfpipe and skicross, and a minimum of 50 FIS points for slopestyle.SELECTION
Team USA athletes are vying for 26 overall freestyle spots that are divided between halfpipe, slopestyle, skicross, moguls and aerials with a maximum quota of four starters in each discipline per gender. Aerial and moguls athletes may qualify for these slots through results on the FIS World Cup tour.
The Olympic selection criteria for freeskiing (halfpipe, slopestyle, skicross) will be approved in spring 2013. The 2013-14 U.S. Grand Prix will determine Olympic selection for freeskiing events.KEY DATES