— Published 10 February 2021

Aspen will have his share of the Worlds

It is done. Finally. The International Ski Federation (FIS) has finished with the puzzle of the Snowboard and Freestyle Ski Worlds. They announced that they have awarded the US station Aspen, Colorado, with the organisation of the world meeting for big air, halfpipe and slopestyle disciplines. It will take place from March 10th to 16th, 2021. With this decision, the FIS has now found a site for each of the disciplines, initially grouped together in Zhangjiakou, China, where the 2021 Worlds in size XL were to take place, one year from the 2022 Olympic Games in Beijing. A global meeting canceled on December 4th by the Chinese authorities, like all the other international competitions planned in China. Forced to split up the competition, FISA has therefore divided the disciplines into four different countries: Sweden (Idre Fjäll) for skicross and snowboard cross (this week), Slovenia (Rogla) for snowboard (March 1 and 2), Kazakhstan (Almaty) for moguls and vault (March 8 to 11), and finally the United States (Aspen) for big air, halfpipe and slopestyle (March 10 to 16).