IFSA News


2017 FWQ 2* South American Series Registration Info

IFSA, in partnership with the Freeride World Tour, presents a full series of Freeride World Qualifying events for athletes to compete in the Andes Mountains. This is a fantastic opportunity to begin collecting points for the 2018 season at the FWQ 2* level.

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IFSA and the 2017 TGR Grom Contest

We are excited to tell our IFSA Junior Athletes about the 8th annual Grom Contest from Teton Gravity Research, presented by Fischer Alpine Sports. 
If you are unsure what to do with all the footage you collected from freeride competitions and freeskiing days this season, fear not! Put that footage to use to win SWEET weekly and monthly prizes from TGR. One grand prize winner will take home some SERIOUSLY awesome honors...

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Pro Freeriders Board Election

We need your help in ensuring the best possible 
future for the sport of Freeride. Take a moment to participate in the Pro Freeriders Board election. Your vote matters!

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Three New FWQ Events in South America for Summer 2017

Local and regional organizers have been busy partnering up with the Freeride World Tour to create a dynamic and exciting Freeride World Qualifying (FWQ) tour in South America for 2017. FWQ Athletes can now extend their training and competition season down in South America with a diversity of great events.

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Join The IFSA Volunteer Board of Directors!

Our newly designed volunteer Board of Directors has been crafted to meet the explosive demand for competitive Freeride events. We are currently seeking individuals to fill vacancies for new volunteer Advisory Board Chairs and Advisory Positions to help accomodate our growth!

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2017 Mayor of Freeride: Mia Winans

We are excited to introduce the 2017 Jim Jack Mayor of Freeride: Mia Winans!
The Mayor of Freeride is an elected official who embodies the spirit of Jim Jack and truly shines with the spirit of Freeride. As chosen by you, our freeride community.

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Level 100 Coach Certification

Since December 2015, when the IFSA first announced the Level 100 (L100) Coach Certification program, more than 120 coaches across North America have initiated the certification process. We’d like to extend congratulations to the first wave of IFSA L100 Certified Coaches and encourage those in the process to complete their certification courses.

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2017 Kirkwood North American Championship Recap

175 IFSA Athletes traveled to Kirkwood Mountain Resort for the 2017 Junior NorAm Championship last week. These talented rippers were awarded The Cirque, a permanently closed zone littered with playful terrain and steeps. This venue had never been used before in junior competition, and we were eager to see the creative lines thrown down by our junior athletes.

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