Dorey tops qualifier; see who advanced to men’s halfpipe finals in Sochi

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Halfpipe skiing made its Olympic debut this morning in Sochi, Russia. The athletes put down two runs in subpar conditions and will be hoping for improved weather for finals, which begin at 10:30 AM MST. Notable athletes who did not qualify include Torin Yater-Wallace (USA), Lyman Currier (USA) and Matt Margetts (CAN). Byron Wells (NZL) did not participate due to injury.

1. Justin Dorey (CAN) 91.60
2. David Wise (USA) 88.40
3. Benoit Valentin (FRA) 87.00
4. Kevin Rolland (FRA) 84.80
5. Jossi Wells (NZL) 83.00
6. Mike Riddle (CAN) 82.20
7. Noah Bowman (CAN) 80.60
8. Lyndon Sheehan (NZL) 80.00
9. AJ Kemppainen (FIN) 79.40
10. Beau-James Wells (NZL) 76.80
11. Thomas Krief (FRA) 74.80
12. Aaron Blunck (USA) 72.00

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