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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, women’s halfpipe

Surely, somewhere, Sarah Burke is proud. She didn’t live to see it, but her sport made its Olympic debut with aplomb. The USA’s Maddie Bowman may have been overlooked while all this happened because figure skating and women’s hockey...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, men’s skicross

The wildest event of the Olympics — think snowboardcross but with more moving parts that can get tangled — lived up to that distinction. When all was done, France had the sweep. Date: 20-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Men’s skic...

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Sochi recap: Men’s freestyle skiing, halfpipe

As the snow piled on the halfpipe and messed with a number of freestyle skiers performances, 23-year-old David Wise for Team USA wiped out the competition for his first gold medal in the first historical Olympic event for men’s freestyle &helli...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, men’s aerials

After claiming gold in the women’s competition, Belarus was looking for a Sochi sweep. Would they emphatically stamp their mark on Sochi 2014? Or would China return to form and show the world why they have dominated this sport for … Cont...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, women’s aerials

Alla Tsuper of Belarus got the medal she’s been chasing for 16 years. Date: 14-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Women’s aerials Medalists: Alla Tsuper (Belarus), Xu Mengtao (China), Lydia Lassila (Australia) SportsMyriad projections: X...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, Men’s slopestyle

Team USA sweeps all possible medals in the first men’s freestyle skiing finals. Date: 13-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Men’s slopestyle Medalists: Joss Christensen (USA), Gus Kenworthy (USA), Nicholas Goepper (USA) SportsMyriad proje...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, women’s slopestyle

Another big day for North American action sports athletes, with Devin Logan taking silver between Canadians Dara Howell and Kim Lamarre. But the competition had a lot of crashes — one horrific. Date: 11-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Wom...

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Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, men’s moguls

Oh Canada. The two big favorites came through, and Russia picked up a surprise bronze. The two American contenders were undone by catastrophe and conservative jumps. Date: 10-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Men’s moguls Medalists: Alex B...

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