Why is the French slopestyle programs lagging behind places like America? According to freeskiers Lucas Hogland and Tom Lesuire it's because the country lacks big, well-equipped snow parks. Don't get it twisted, they love their home parks of Vars, Méribel, and Val Thorens, but it seems they aren't quite at up to the level of the American super parks. The food is better, though.
Not that the boys are complaining. Watch them throw down some huge tricks in Val Thorens as they recoup after the Olympics and get back into the filming and competition circuit.
France's Top Slopestyle Skiers Tell You what They Really Think | Slope Time in Sochi, Ep. 5
We follow the French national slopestyle team as they prepare for the biggest competition of their lives, the 2014 Sochi Olympics. Dreams of competitive glory will be fulfilled and crushed one run at a time. But before they are competitors, they’re freestylers, and regardless of what the judges decide, they are going to go big. Be there every step of the way, from the training grounds to the podium, and see what it takes to ride at the highest levels as the eyes of the world look on.
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