'18 OLYMPIC SLOPESTYLE COURSE PREVIEW

Date: November 1, 2017 Author: Jesse Fox Categories: news
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Earlier today, FIS Freestyle, in conjunction with Schneestern, one of the top terrain park construction companies in the world, revealed the first look at the slopestyle course for men's and women's skiing and snowboarding at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea.
 

All images courtesy of Schneestern.

Since a picture is worth a thousand words, we'll let the images do the talking, but needless to say, and regardless of your opinion surrounding snowboarding's inclusion in the Olympics, it's without question one of the wildest slopestyle courses ever planned, and sure to be one hell of a show!
 

The first set of rail features.
 

Backside of the first set of rail features.

 
The second set of rail features, including a hip-like feature. 
 

Side view of the second set of rail features.

 
The third set of rail features, including a skate-style bowl.

Backside of the third set of rail features, including a trio of butter boxes as a setup for the jumps.

The first set of jumps, with three take-off options, which were introduced at the slopestyle test event in 2016.
 

The second set of jumps, with a ton of take-off and landing options.

 
The third and final set of jumps (or money booter) in front of the grand stand, with two take-off options.