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Chloe Kim wins gold in women's snowboard halfpipe at 2018 Winter...

Chloe Kim put down a dominant first run, then closed with a near-perfect run even with gold already locked up. U.S. teammate Arielle Gold took bronze.         

Red Gerard wins gold in snowboard slopestyle, first U.S. medal at...

Red Gerard nails his final run, beating favorite Mark McMorris to win men's slopestlyle gold.         

2018 Winter Olympics: Weather forces big change to women's slopestyle competition

Women's slopestyle snowboarders will have two runs to try to earn a medal.         

Winter Olympics: Shaun White says he has plenty more to show...

Shaun White punched his ticket to Korea with a 100 on a run that included a massive 1440 double cork on the first hit and two more 1260 double corks.         

Olympic halfpipe champion Iouri Podladtchikov suffers nasal fracture in X Games...

A CT scan of Iouri Podladtchikov was negative for a brain or neck injury, and the Sochi gold medalist was said to be "alert and conversing."