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Slopestyle debuts at YOG

Updated: April 15, 2011, 12:22 PM ET
By Oliva Dwyer | ESPN Action Sports

Snowboard slopestyle and ski halfpipe will make their Olympic-level debut at the winter premier of the Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, next January. Snowboard halfpipe and ski cross are also on the program.

Over 1,000 athletes aged 15 to 18 from about 70 countries will compete in 63 events across seven sports. The sports mirror the program for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, but YOG works with international federations to incorporate disciplines that do not appear in ...

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