Americans Win Gold And Silver In Skiing Halfpipe Event

Olympics

Olympics

American skier David Wise is bringing  home a gold medal for the second-straight time in the Olympics.  Wise  threw down a 97.20 in his final run to win the men's halfpipe event in  PyeongChang.  It is a repeat of his gold medal performance in the same  event at the 2014 Games in Sochi, Russia.  He edged his U.S. teammate  and silver medalist Alex Ferreira by less than a point.  Fellow  Americans Aaron Blunck and Torin Yater-Wallace finished seventh and  ninth respectively.  New Zealand took home the bronze.

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