Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, women’s halfpipe

Surely, somewhere, Sarah Burke is proud. She didn’t live to see it, but her sport made its Olympic debut with aplomb. The USA’s Maddie Bowman may have been overlooked while all this happened because figure skating and women’s hockey were going on, but watch for her on NBC tonight. Date: 20-Feb Sport: Freestyle skiing Event: Women’s halfpipe Medalists: Maddie Bowman (USA), Marie Martinod (France), Ayana Onozuka (Japan) SportsMyriad projections: Virginie Faivre (Switzerland), Roz Groenewoud (Canada), Maddie Bowman (USA) How U.S. fared: Annalisa Drew was first up for the Americans and landed a 1080, not a common trick here. Yet she … Continue reading Sochi recap: Freestyle skiing, women’s halfpipe