Snowboarding-Half Pipe

Trey Holub


The last four Winter Olympics half pipe competitions have had a majority of Americans earning the medals. The previous gold medalists in the mens divisor consist of; Gian Simmen (Switzerland), Ross Powers (USA), Shaun White (USA who won in 2010 & 2006, and Lauri Podladchikov (Switzerland). In the womans was Nicola Thost (Germany), Kelly Clark (USA), Hanna Teter (USA), and Torah Bright (Australia).

Mens Halfpipe Qualification

Tuesday, Feb. 11th, 5am

Rosa Khutor Extreme Park

Shaun White

Shaun White captured the Gold medal for the snowboarding halfpipe in 2006 & 2010. His run ended with a thud this year instead of a gold. In fact, he didn't even place in 3rd. Shaun finished in fourth place with a 90.25.