BEIJING (AP) — Anna Gasser hardly felt like the favorite in Beijing, even as the only woman to ever win an Olympic snowboarding big air contest.
The way her competition — with an average age of 21 — has been pushing the sport's boundaries, the 30-year-old from Austria wasn't even sure that her best would be good enough for the podium.
BEIJING (AP) — The land of the long white cloud has its first gold medal in Winter Olympics history.
Zoi Sadowski Synnott of New Zealand threw down a thrilling run on her last trip down the Secret Garden Olympic Slopestyle course on Sunday to claim the gold medal for her island nation.
ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — She scaled “The Great Wall.” She navigated, and dominated, the toughest course she had ever ridden. But if Zoi Sadowski Synnott thought the hard part was over once she crossed the Olympic finish line, she had another thing coming.