Passenger plane crashes in CubaWorld April 29, 22:49
US anti-missile systems in Eastern Europe violate INF Treaty - Russian foreign ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 29, 20:35
Moscow police say 250 people take part in protest rallyWorld April 29, 16:29
Abe plans to continue dialogue with Putin to solve global issuesWorld April 29, 14:50
Moscow is ready to cooperate with Washington on Syria — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 29, 12:24
Diplomat calls US’ allegations about isolation of Russia in UN 'strange'Russian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:58
Experts slam 'Russian hacking' hype as 'fake news' to feed US media's ratingsRussian Politics & Diplomacy April 28, 20:35
Ferrari drivers clock best time in Practice Two of Russia F1 GP in SochiSport April 28, 19:54
Red Bull’s advisor Marko says Kvyat to possibly remain with Toro Rosso next yearSport April 28, 19:16
SOCHI, February 05. /ITAR-TASS/. The configuration of the slopestyle trails at the Sochi Winter Olympics has been changed by a decision of the national teams’ captains, Russia’s freestyle chief coach Alexei Pokashnikov told ITAR-TASS on Wednesday, February 5.
“The decision to change the trail was made unanimously,” he said. The jumps have been cut from seven to six meters on men's trail and from six to five meters on women’s trail.
Athletes tried out the new trail during the day and “everyone liked it,” Pokashnikov said.
Earlier, he noted that it had been hard to assess the complexity of the trail during construction as there were, and still are, no clear-cut parameters by which to judge.
Slopestyle was included in the Olympic programme in July 2011.