Freestyle opening

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Walter Wood. Saturday evening is the grad opening of the expanded Spence Eccles Olympic Freestyle Pool at Utah Olympic Park. The Eccles family donated $1 million to kick off a $3 million fundraising campaign to expand the pool and replace four old wooden jumps with seven metal jumps that have different lift-off angles suited to the various Winter Olympic sports disciplines. , Saturday June 27, 2015.

Renato Ulrich – Aerials

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Renato Ulrich, Switzerland, competing in the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, Aerials Final at Deer Valley, Utah, Friday, February 4, 2011.

Crystal Lee – Aerials

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Crystal Lee, Canada, competing in the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships, Aerials Final at Deer Valley, Utah, Friday, February 4, 2011.

Moguls

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune David Babic (USA), Moguls competition at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley, Thursday, January 14, 2010.

Moguls Iron Cross

Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune Pavel Bykachev (Russia), Moguls competition at the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Deer Valley, Thursday, January 14, 2010.

Freestyle

Park City - Graham Watanabe took advantage of a sunny day to practice aerials, snowboarding off the aerials jump and landing in the pool at the Utah Olympic Park. The air bubbles coming up from the bottom of the pool help soften the athlete's landing.

Contest Time

It’s contest entry time. Most of the major contest deadlines hit us in January and February. So at the start of every year, news photographers around the world force themselves to sit at the computer going through their work from the past year. It can be a hellish exercise and in the end, contests are…

Stuck Landing

Russia's Vladimir Lebedev heads face-first into the snow on his landing. Lebedev was unhurt in the fall. Men's Aerials Finals, 2006 Freestyle FIS World Cup at Deer Valley.