X Games winners didn’t make top 3 in men’s halfpipe
Cooper Cornelius, a 2017 graduate of Glenwood Springs High School was one of three locals nominated last week to the U.S. Ski Team’s alpine team.
Athletes who accept the nomination to the U.S. Freeski Team will receive program support, coaching, sports medicine and education opportunities along with access to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Center of Excellence.
As the opening of 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea, ticks closer, five athletes with Aspen connections have emerged as bonafide medal contenders in multiple winter sports: skier half pipe, snowboard big air, cross country skiing and alpine skiing.