Where have they been held FIS Freestyle World Championships

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[edit] Where have the Previous FIS Freestyle Championships been held?

The 1st FIS Freestyle World Championship was held in Tignes, France in 1986. This was used as part of the successful bid for the 1992 Albertville Olympic Games.

After this first competition, the cycle of the competitions fell into the regular FIS calendar of holding the Ski Championships on every second odd numbered year.

The various FIS Freestyle World Championships have been held in the following locations and countries;

[edit] Table of Location of the FIS Freestyle World Championships 1986 - 2019

Year Location Comments

1986 Tignes, FRA Tignes hosted the 1992 Winter Olympic Games [1]

1989 Oberjoch, GER A top ski for German Tourists

1991 Lake Placid, USA Lake Placid hosted the 1932 and 1980 Olympics see [2]

1993 Altenmarkt, AUT Has hosted both Alpine and Freestyle World Cup

1995 La Clusaz, FRA Famous French Ski Resort

1997 Nagano, JPN Same site used for the 1998 Olympic Games

1999 Meiringen, SUI One of most beautiful backdrops in Swiss Alps

2001 Whistler, CAN Top rated resort in North America

2003 Deer Valley, USA Most exclusive resort in the USA

2005 Ruka, FIN Top ski resorts in Finland [3]

2007 Madonna Di Campiglio, ITA A Classical Alpine Ski Racing location

2009 Inawashiro, JPN Top resort in Japan

2011 Deer Valley, USA Most exclusive resort in the USA

2013 Voss, NOR

2015 Kreischberg, AUT

2017 Sierra Nevada 2017 SPA Largest resort in Spain

2019 Park City 2019 USA Top Resort in the USA

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[edit] Many prestigious and international ski areas have hosted the FIS Freestyle World Championships.

Interesting facts about some of the host resorts.

  • The resort of Tignes FRA is considered one of the top ski stations in Europe.
  • Tignes FRA, Lake Placid USA, Nagano JPN, and Deer Valley USA have all been hosts ski areas for Winter Olympic Ski competitions.
  • Deer Valley USA and Whistler CAN annually compete to be named the top ski area in North America.
  • Ruka Finland is the top ski area in Finland.
  • Meiringen SUI provided one of the most beautiful backdrops for a ski competition.
  • Madonna di Campiglio ITA hosted the FIS Snowboard World Championships in 2001 and Whistler CAN will host the FIS Snowboard World Championships in 2005.

[edit] Where have they been held FIS Freestyle World Championships

Tignes, FRA 1986 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

Oberjoch, GER 1989 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

Lake Placid, USA 1991 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

Altenmarkt, AUT 1993 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

La Clusaz, FRA 1995 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

Nagano, JPN 1997 number of competitions 7 Moguls, Aerials, Acro, Combined

Meiringen, SUI 1999 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Acro

Whistler, CAN 2001 number of competitions 6 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials

Deer Valley, USA 2003 number of competitions 6 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials

Ruka, FIN 2005 number of competitions 10 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, HalfPipe

M. Di Campiglio, ITA 2007 number of competitions 8 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross

Inawashiro, JPN 2009 number of competitions 10 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, HalfPipe

Deer Valley, USA 2011 number of competitions 12 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, HalfPipe, Ski Slopestyle

Voss, NOR 2013 12 Moguls, Dual Moguls, Aerials, Ski Cross, HalfPipe, Ski Slopestyle

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[edit] Which Nations have held FIS Freestyle World Championships

FRANCE 2 Championships (Tignes 1986, La Clusaz 1995)

USA 3 Championships (Lake Placid 1991, Deer Valley 2003 & Deer Valley 2011)

JAPAN 2 Championships (Nagano 1997, Inawashiro 2009)

GERMANY 1 Championships (Oberjoch 1989)

AUSTRIA 2 Championships (Altenmarkt 1993, Kreischberg 2015)

SWITZERLAND 1 Championships (Meiringen 1999)

CANADA 1 Championships (Whistler 2001)

FINLAND 1 Championships (Ruka 2005)

ITALY 1 Championships (Madonna di Campiglio 2007)

NORWAY 1 Championships (Voss NOR)

SPAIN 1 Championships (Sierra Nevada)

The Fourteen (14) FIS Freestyle World Championships have been held nine (10) different nations.

  • Three (3) nations, France, Austria, and Japan have hosted the FIS Freestyle World Championships twice.
  • One (1) nation, USA has held the Freestyle Championships 3 times
  • Six (6) Nations hosted the FIS Freestyle World Championships at least once.

[edit] What Continents held the FIS Freestyle Championships?

The following continents held the FIS Freestyle World Championships;

  • Europe; 9 FIS Freestyle World Championships (’86, ’89, ’93, ’95, ’99, ’05, 07, '13, '15)
  • North America; 4FIS Freestyle World Championships (’91, ’01, ’03, ’11)
  • Asia; 2 FIS Freestyle World Championships (’97, ’09)

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