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Snowboarders Go Sideways for Giant Slalom

Switzerland's Nevin Galmarini competes in the Men's Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom elimination run at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 19. JAVIER SORIANO / AFP - Getty Images

Switzerland's Nevin Galmarini competes in the Men's Snowboard Parallel Giant Slalom elimination run at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 19. Galmarini finished second in the race, only half of a second behind Vic Wild of Russia. Wild's triumph came minutes after his wife Alena Zavarzina of Russia took bronze in the women's final.