ZHANGJIAKOU, China — The American snowboarder Julia Marino took second place within the ladies’s slopestyle on Sunday, incomes the USA its first medal within the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Marino grabbed the silver medal, whereas the gold medal went to Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand, who additionally received on the X Video games two weeks in the past. Sadowski-Synnott’s win is New Zealand’s first ever gold medal at a Winter Olympics.
Marino was one of 12 snowboarders competing within the occasion, a pool that included the two-time defending champion Jamie Anderson.
Anderson, a star of American aggressive snowboarding, positioned ninth. She was a robust contender, however not the favourite, getting into the competitors. Anderson, a California native, received in 2014, slopestyle’s inaugural Olympic look, and once more in 2018.
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/02/05/sports activities/olympics/snowboarding-slopestyle-us-gold-medal.html US Wins First 2022 Olympic Gold Medal in Slopestyle Snowboarding