Boyne City’s Kaila Kuhn and Gaylord’s Winter Vinecki were among the 27 athletes to be nominated to the USA Freestyle Ski Team. The two local athletes received nominations for the USA Women’s Aerial Ski Team.
Both have had plenty of success on the international stage for aerial skiing.
In January, Vinecki finished in first place in Moscow for the World Cup category. Since that time, she has finished in third place at Raubichi and second place at Deer Valley.
Kuhn has also competed well this year, with top three finishes in six of her eight competitions in 2021. She finished in third place in the World Cup category at Deer Valley and finished in first place of the National Junior Championships at Utah Olympic Park in January.
The official USA Freestyle Ski team will be announced in the fall. The 2022 Olympic Winter games will be from Feb. 4-20 in Beijing.
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