Kuhn, Vinecki Nominated for U.S. Freestyle Ski Team for 2022-23

A pair of local athletes were once again nominated for the U.S. Freestyle Ski Team for the 2022-23 season. U.S. Ski & Snowboard announced 26 athletes for their nominations, including Boyne City’s Kaila Kuhn and Gaylord’s Winter Vinecki for the U.S. Women’s Aerial Ski Team.

Both athletes competed in the 2022 Winter Olympics for Team USA, with Kuhn finishing in eighth place and Vinecki finishing 15th in Women’s Aerials.

According to the announcement, “Each athlete accepting the nomination to U.S. Ski Team receives world-class program support, along with access to the USANA Center of Excellence, as well as athletic benefits including elite coaching, sport science, sports medicine, high performance staff, and education opportunities.”

The International Ski Federation is expected to confirm the 2022-23 Freestyle World Cup later this month.