Maddie Bowman celebrates Olympic gold. Photo: Henrik Lampert
South Lake Tahoe, California resident Maddie Bowman just took home the gold medal at the first-ever women’s Olympic halfpipe skiing contest. With the win, Bowman ups the United States’ freeskiing gold medal count to three, as teammates David Wise and Joss Christensen brought home gold in men’s halfpipe and men’s slopestyle, respectively. The women’s Olympic halfpipe final was the final freeskiing event in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, the sports’ inaugural Olympic year.
Women’s Olympic halfpipe results, Sochi 2014:
1. Maddie Bowman (USA) 89.00
2. Marie Martinod (FRA) 85.40
3. Ayana Onozuka (JPN) 83.20
4. Virginie Faivre (SUI) 78.00
5. Janina Kuzma (NZL) 77.00
6. Brita Sigourney (USA) 76.00
7. Rosalind Groenewoud (CAN) 74.20
8. Mirjam Jaeger (SUI) 71.20
9. Annalisa Drew (USA) 66.40
10. Amy Sheehan (AUS) 40.60
11. Angeli VanLaanen (USA) 29.60
12. Anais Caradeux (FRA) DNS
A full event recap and photos will be available soon. Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best Maddie Bowman-related content on freeskier.com, in order for you to get to know the newly crowned Olympic champion a little better.
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