Nicholas Goepper of the U.S. reacts during the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games on Feb. 13. Goepper earned the bronze medal while his teammates Gus Kenworthy took second and Joss Christensen won gold. The sweep is the third for the U.S. in Winter Olympic history. The two previous times were in 1956 (men's figure skating) and in 2002 (halfpipe snowboarding).
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Second placed Gus Kenworthy, winner Joss Christensen and third placed Nicholas Goepper (L-R), all from the United States, celebrate on the podium after the men's freestyle skiing slopestyle finals on Feb. 13.
First published February 13 2014, 4:26 AM