01/13/2015 02:01 EST | Updated 03/15/2015 05:59 EDT

Freestyle world championships: Athletes to watch

Several Canadians expect to make a big impact when the 2015 freestyle skiing and snowboarding world championships take place in Kreischberg, Austria from Jan. 15-25.

Check out the athletes to watch by scrolling through the photo gallery above.

Mikael Kingbury, Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Marielle Thompson — all Olympic champions — will lead a strong Canadian team into the biggest event of the season. will be your home for live streaming coverage throughout the 11 days of competition. Coverage begins Thursday at noon ET, with the women's and men's aerials finals (full schedule here).