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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s parallel slalom

American-born Russian Vic Wild loves his new country, and they love him. He took his second Olympic gold in a thrilling final over Zan Kosir, who also took his second medal of the Games. As unpredictable as this sport may … Continue reading &r...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s parallel slalom

The first Olympic parallel slalom — just like parallel giant slalom but slightly smaller — was as unpredictable as ever. But a solid rider, Austria’s Julia Dujmovits, came up with the clutch performance to win gold. Germany took the...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s parallel giant slalom

Plenty of surprises in the first parallel event of these Olympics, including a heartwarming medal for Russia, but two favorites dueled in a thrilling final. Date: 19-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Women’s parallel giant slalom Medalists: Patriz...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s snowboardcross

After the event had been postponed due to weather, men’s snowboardcross finally got to take place. Gold for France and a surprise bronze for the USA. Date: 18-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s snowboardcross Medalists: Pierre Vaultier...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s halfpipe

In a competition that featured three Olympic halfpipe champions–Americans Kelly Clark (2002) and Hannah Teter (2006), along with Australian Torah Bright (2010)–American Kaitlyn Farrington stunned them all to win Sochi gold. Date: 12-Feb...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, men’s halfpipe

Shaun White falls short of becoming first man to win three Olympic gold medals in a row. Swiss rider Iouri Podlatchikov takes gold. Date: 11-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Men’s halfpipe Medalists: Iouri Podladtchikov (Switzerland), Ayumu Hiran...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s slopestyle finals

In the women’s slopestyle final, Jamie Anderson for Team USA brought in a gold medal in front of Enni Rukajarvi for Finland and Jenny Jones for Great Britain, respectively. Date: 9-Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Women’s slopestyle finals ...

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Sochi recap: Snowboarding, women’s slopestyle, 2nd heat

A couple of favorites struggled, and American Ty Walker did the bare minimum to keep going. But Jamie Anderson lived up to her favorite status. Date: 6- Feb Sport: Snowboarding Event: Women’s slopestyle qualifing, second heat How U.S. fared:...

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