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Why U.S. freestyle team is 'peaking at right time'

Updated: January 26, 2010, 6:46 PM ET
By Bonnie D. Ford

Sixteen athlete-acrobats were named to the U.S. Olympic freestyle ski team in the disciplines of moguls and aerials Tuesday. Just one of them, moguls specialist Shannon Bahrke, has previously medaled at a Winter Games (silver in 2002). She and her teammates on the bumps probably represent the country's strongest podium hopes, along with aerials veteran Jeret "Speedy" Peterson.

Led by defending World Cup champion Hannah Kearney, the women's moguls squad is "peaking at exactly the right ...

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