Women's snowboard slopestyle qualifying cancelled

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Gerard totaled 87.16 points in three runs to take the gold, beating Max Parrot of Canada to the second place in 86.00.

Red Gerard won gold in the snowboarding slopestyle event to give the Americans their first medal at the 2018 Winter Games.

Red Gerard, one of the youngest members of Team USA, secured the country's first gold medal in the 2018 Winter Olympics - and couldn't quite believe what he had done.

His medal came on an eventful day after an quake triggered an alert, winds disrupted events and a fire warning was issued on a day of more sub-zero cold that left athletes and spectators shivering.

When Red Gerard gets his gold medal tonight, he may stand on the top of the podium by himself - but he didn't get there alone. The 18-year-old, who is representing the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation, became the first competitor to shatter a world record at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

She looked majestic in the women's figure skating short program, which is part of the team competition.

Gerard, renowned for his prowess on rails - thanks in partly to the terrain park in the backyard of his family's Silverthorne home - wove a creative line through the course's byzantine rail section, which offered myriad opportunities for riders.

Simen Hegstad Krueger broke away on the penultimate lap to storm to victory in the men's skiathlon on Sunday and lead a clean sweep of medals for Norway. The siblings danced to a medley of Perez Prado songs. And within months the 24-year-old was back on his snowboard.

While Gerard will steal the headlines, McMorris also got tongues wagging after claiming Bronze in the slopestyle event.


Gerard will have another chance to add to the fun on February 24, when he will compete again in Big Air.

Kotsenburg retired at age 23, choosing the filming route over attempting to defend the first Olympic slopestyle title. "I guess it's always been my thing".

Biney was born in Ghana and moved to the U.S.as a 5-year-old.

American snowboarder Chris Corning was left frustrated with the judges' scoring of his run after he failed to qualify for the men's snowboard slopestyle final on Saturday. NBC Olympics China breaks Olympic record in 3000m relay.

"I don't want to think too much about the past today, but I appreciate the fact I'm here on my snowboard", he said.

The Canadian pair finishes its round-robin play Sunday against South Korea before playing in the semifinals on Monday.

Snowboarding action at Pyeongchang 2018 is scheduled to continue tomorrow.

In mixed doubles curling, Winnipeg's Lawes and Ottawa's Morris continued their tear through the round-robin, thumping Switzerland 7-2 before routing the Olympic Athletes from Russian Federation 8-2 to improve to 5-1.

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