Feedback
News
Sochi Olympics
photo

Finally! Farrington Lands U.S. Gold

Image: Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 5
Kaitlyn Farrington of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Snowboard Women's Halfpipe Finals on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 12. Cameron Spencer / Getty Images

Kaitlyn Farrington of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Snowboard Women's Halfpipe Finals on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 12. The win put U.S. Women's Halfpipe Snowboarding back on top after missing out on gold in 2010 for the first time since 1998. Farrington's second run score of 91.75 gave her the victory in her first Winter Games, while teammate Kelly Clark earned bronze.

From left, bronze medalist United States' Kelly Clark, gold medalist United States' Kaitlyn Farrington and silver medalist Australia's Torah Bright pose following the women's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
From left, bronze medalist United States' Kelly Clark, gold medalist United States' Kaitlyn Farrington and silver medalist Australia's Torah Bright pose following the women's snowboard halfpipe final. Sergei Grits / AP