New Zealand pockets gold in men's ski halfpipe, USA rounds out podium

New Zealand pockets gold in men's ski halfpipe, USA rounds out podium

Nico Porteous battled heavy wind gusts Saturday in the men’s freeski halfpipe final to capture New Zealand’s second-ever Olympic gold. Fellow 2018 medalists David Wise31, and Alex Ferreira27, of the US will take home the silver and bronze. Porteous, 20, the reigning world and two-time X Games champion stomped back-to-back double cork 1620s in both … Read more

Shaun White closes out Olympic career without another trip to the podium

Shaun White closes out Olympic career without another trip to the podium

Snowboarder Shaun White, the face of modern winter sports, closed out his Olympic career Friday in Beijing without adding another medal to his collection. the 35-year-old Carlsbad, Californianative finished off the podium at the men’s halfpipe final Friday morning at Genting Snow Park. White, in fourth place in the third run, landed a 1440 but … Read more