A FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup stage will be held in Moscow for the ninth time. The competitions will take place on 16 February with over 70 of the strongest freestylers from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Australia, Canada, China, the USA, Switzerland, Japan, Germany and Russia participating.
Russia will be represented by 14 athletes, including Ilya Burov, a bronze medallist of the 2018 Olympic Games; Maksim Burov, the Small Crystal Globe holder in the 2017/2018 Olympic season overall ranking; Stanislav Nikitin, Kristina Spiridonova, Lubov Nikitina and Pavel Krotov, prize winners and medallists of World Cup stages; and also Anastasia Prytkova and Sofia Alekseyeva.
The competitions will take place at the Vorobyovy Gory sports tourism complex. A ramp will be mounted on the slope to make the track longer.
The athletes will perform spectacular stunts and dangerous skills. Spectators will also be welcome to an entertainment programme with a performance by rapper ST, DJ sets, prize drawings from the tournament’s partners, and fireworks.
Spectators will be able to reach the Vorobyovy Gory complex by cable car for the first time in history. The cable cars will run free of charge between 6pm and 10pm.