America Sweeps Gold in Slopestyle Snowboarding as Jamie Anderson Triumphs
Gold medalist Jamie Anderson celebrates during the flower ceremony for the Women’s Snowboard Slopestyle Finals during day two of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 9. (Getty)
U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson brought home America’s second Sochi gold medal today in the same event that delivered the first.
A day after Sage Kotsenburg cruised to victory for the U.S. in Slopestyle snowboarding — an event making its Olympic debut this year — Anderson completed the American sweep.
Anderson carves her way down the Slopestyle course at Sochi. (Getty)
Finland’s Enni Rukajarvi Wins Silver in Slopestyle
Sharing the podium with Anderson were Finland’s Enni Rukajarvi (above) and Jenny Jones of Great Britain (below), who took home silver and bronze honors, respectively.
Great Britain’s Jenny Jones Wins Silver in Slopestyle
Here are the three winners posing together:
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