Arial Stars

    • Nicolas Fontaine, Canada. 1997 World Champion and current four-time World Cup Aerials ChampionSilver medallist at the 1992 Olympics. First skier ever to perform quadruple somersaults in competition (at last year’s national championships).


    • Eric Bergoust, USA. Bergoust captured the 1998 Olympic Gold medal in Nagano Japan. Multiple World Cup winner, also set world-record score of 260.98 points this summer at Mount Buller, Australia.


    • Dmitri Dashinski, Belarus. Bronze medallist at the 1998 Nagano Winter Olympic Games. Finished fifth overall in 1999-2000.


    • Andy Capicik, Canada. Bronze medallist at the 1997 World Championships. Fourth at the 1994 Olympic Winter games behind teammates Laroche and Langlois.


    • Alexei Grichin, Belarus. Second overall in 1999-2000, earning four podium appearances including two gold medals.


    • Joe Pack, USA. Overcame earlier injuries in his career to finish third last season, including one victory.


    • Steve Omischl, Canada. Rookie of the year on the World Cup tour last season, earning two medals and finishing fourth overall.


  • Kyle Nissen, Canada. Surprised everyone in his third World Cup, taking the gold medal ahead of veteran and teammate Fontaine.



    • Jacqui Cooper, Australia. Dominated the World Cup tour again last season capturing 4 of the 7World Cup competitions to win the overall title. 1999 World Aerial Champion. The only woman successfully performing two triple flips in competition.


    • Veronica Brenner, Canada. Consistently among the top performers, Veronica finished second last season behind Cooper. Season highlights included two World Cup victories and a Goodwill Games gold medal.


    • Veronika Bauer, Canada. Ranked seventh last season, and started this year in Australia with a silver and a bronze medal in two competitions.


    • Hilde Lid, Norway. A consistent competitor who finished third behind Cooper and Brenner on the 1999-2000 World Cup tour.


    • Alisa Camplin, Australia. A relative newcomer who finished second at the World Cup finals last season. Sixth-ranked last year.


  • Deidra Dionne, Canada. Women’s World Cup rookie of the year last season. Earned a bronze medal at her first ever World Cup (Blackcomb), and followed up with a silver medal at Deer Valley, Utah.