BEIJING (AP) — Jamie Anderson and Julia Marino had their bubbles burst before qualifying began for women's snowboard big air.
Behind the scenes, these pandemic Olympics haven't been what they hoped.
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Snowboarders Patrizia Kummer and Zan Kosir had something in common Tuesday in the Olympic parallel giant slalom race — an early exit.
Something else, too: Both spent time in isolation leading into their races because of virus protocols.
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Not even "The Great Wall” could stave off a piercing, bone-chilling wind.
The snow replica of China’s iconic monument lined the top of the Olympic slopestyle course to cut down on the blustery conditions.
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Two-time defending Olympic champion Jamie Anderson and her fellow snowboarders will soon be riding right past the Great Wall — a snow replica of it, anyway.
The course makers at the Beijing Games built a carved-out, block-by-block structure at the top of the slopestyle course as a tribute to China’s iconic monument.
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — The wind-whipped ice pellets slammed against their faces and made their cheeks feel like frozen sandpaper. On another part of the mountain, the Alpine skiers had been sent back to their hotels, told the conditions were too dangerous for racing that day.