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The Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix at Canada Olympic Park, presented by Ernst & Young, is the 2nd Canadian stop on the 2010-2011 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Tour and will be held January 27-29, 2011 at WinSport Canada’s Canada Olympic Park in Calgary, Alberta.

Qualification for Moguls and Aerials will take place on January 27th and 28th, respectively, culminating with an exciting day of Finals for both events on Saturday, January 29th. This is the last chance for athletes to qualify for the 2011 FIS Freestyle Ski World Championships in Deer Valley, Utah. Canada Olympic Park.

WinSport Canada’s Canada Olympic Park was home to Freestyle Skiing during the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and is now a world-class training facility for Freestyle Skiing as well as Snowboarding, Bobsleigh, Luge and Skeleton situated within the city limits of Calgary, Alberta. Alberta.

The Province of Alberta is home to some of the best skiing in Canada. Skiing in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is an unforgettable experience with dramatic mountain vistas, dry powder and thousands of hectares of terrain for all levels of skiers. A vacation in Alberta during the winter is the perfect get away for the avid skier seeking challenging terrain, the couple looking for a luxurious get away or a family enjoying a fun filled vacation in the Banff or Jasper National Parks. Use Calgary, Alberta as the gateway to your next skiing vacation in Alberta.

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[edit] Introduction

From the beginner to the high performance athlete, Canada Olympic Park offers the best winter training and family fun experience in Calgary.

COP is a world leader in introducing people of all ages to winter sport with access to a variety of activities in one great location. Our Discover Skiing and Snowboarding programs can help anyone develop the skills they need to have a lifetime of fun on the slopes.

With experienced pros and the only superpipe in Canada within city limits, COP is a great place for advanced skiers and snowboarders to sharpen their skills and enjoy winter sports without leaving the city.

Many of Canada’s national winter sport organizations also call COP home. Don’t be surprised if you end up working your way down the hill beside World Cup level athletes and Olympians.

COP is the perfect answer to fitting winter sports into a busy personal or family schedule. With so many affordable activities close to home there’s no excuse not to learn or experience the best this winter has to offer.

[edit] World Cup 2010

Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix at Canada Olympic Park, presented by Ernst & Young. (Freestyle Skiing FIS World Cup (Moguls and Aerials) The best Freestyle Skiers in the world return to Winsport Canada's Canada Olympic Park this January after 20 years for the Canada Post Freestyle Grand Prix presented by Ernst & Young. This will be the first FIS Freestyle World Cup on the new year - and one of the final qualification events for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games.

Canada has some of the top medal hopefuls for the Olympics in both moguls and aerials. And Alberta will be well represented with 2006 Olympic Gold Medallist Jenn Heil from Spruce Grove; and three of the top aerialists in the world are Kyle Nissen and Warren Shouldice of Calgary, and Ryan Blais from Grande Prairie.

Friday and Saturday night will be especially dramatic as back to back mogul events will be held under the lights; and Sunday afternoon will feature the thrills of aerials.

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Return to Competitions Freestyle WC 2010 - 2011 Competitions Freestyle WC 2009 - 2010, Season 2009 - 2010 Freestyle FIS World Cup or Freestyle Skiing

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