David Wise wins halfpipe freestyle skiing gold medal | Sochi 2014 Olympics

David Wise wins halfpipe freestyle skiing gold medal | Sochi 2014 Olympics


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Feb 18, 2014
Sochi medals; American David Wise wins gold medal in first Olympic freestyle skiing event. at very heavy snow
The Guardian. David Wise of the US became the first ever gold medalist in the Olympic men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe competition on Tuesday, overcoming a buildup of snow to fend off his rivals. Wise, the 23-year-old world champion and three-time X-Games winner in the …

American David Wise makes gold from ugly rock in halfpipe skiing.
David Wise flipped and spun his way to a gold medal with a rock in his pocket, a talisman his wife, Lexi, brought all the way from their home in Reno, Nev. She was merely keeping alive a tradition he’d started.

Washington Post; David Wise, second cousin of Mike Wise, wins freestyle skiing gold on halfpipe.
“This is unreal,” Tom, the father of David Wise, said, tearing up after his son braved the elements, held off the best halfpipe aerialists in the world and captured the first Olympic goldin the event. “Wow, he did it. He really did it.” I didn’t know what to say …

Los Angeles Sports Times. Sochi Olympics: David Wise of US makes history with ski halfpipe gold.

Olympics: David Wise wins on halfpipe for another US gold at Sochi Games.
Gold medalist David Wise of the United States celebrates after the men’s ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 18.

Yahoo Eurosport UK; Freestyle Skiing – Wise marks halfpipe debut in style.
American David Wise won gold as freestyle skiing halfpipe made its Olympic debut at Sochi 2014. Sportsbeat — 5 minutes ago. Email 0; Share 0. Tweet. 0. Print. Heading into the event making its Games bow, Wise was red hot favourite to take home the gold,

USA TODAY; US soars through sleet and snow on Sochi halfpipe.
Kevin Rolland competes during the men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe qualification at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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