Kaitlyn Farrington wins gold medal at ladies halfpipe snowboarding | Sochi Olympics 2014


Kaitlyn Farrington wins gold medal at ladies halfpipe snowboarding | Sochi Olympics 2014

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Feb 12, 2014
Boston News; Kaitlyn Farrington of US wins Olympic gold in women’s snowboard halfpipe.
Russia, Sochi 2014 Olympic Gold medals — Kaitlyn Farrington restored a little bit of luster to Team USA’s Winter Olympics on Wednesday, taking back U.S. supremacy on the halfpipe that Shaun White and friends lost the night before. Farrington edged defending.

Washington Post; TeamUSA’s Kaitlyn Farrington wins halfpipe gold.
Farrington and Clark medal in women’s halfpipe, Davis fails to medal in speedskating, U.S. falls to Canada in women’s hockey and more. Hannah Teter of the United States makes a practice run ahead of the women’s snowboard halfpipe.

Message from home lifts Farrington to gold.
A few moments before she was to take her first semifinal run in women’s snowboard halfpipe Wednesday afternoon, U.S. coach Peter Foley handed Kaitlyn Farrington his phone, which was set to play a video. “No!” she said. “I haven’t. Thank you!”.

Kaitlyn Farrington takes gold, Kelly Clark bronze in women’s halfpipe.

Reuters; Cowgirl Kaitlyn stands out from the herd.
The only thing more surprising than American Kaitlyn Farrington winning halfpipe gold at the Sochi Olympics on Wednesday is the story of how her early career was funded – by selling the family’s livestock. Sochi2014 Snowboarders.

Kaitlyn Farrington of US wins gold in snowboard halfpipe at Sochi Olympics.
Kaitlyn Farrington was sitting at the bottom of her first Olympic halfpipe holding the lead. Up top were three of the world’s best snowboarders — each a gold-medal Olympian — preparing for one last shot to topple the Games.

Kansas City Star; US snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington strikes gold in the halfpipe.
American Kaitlyn Farrington won gold in the women’s Olympic snowboarding halfpipe final on Wednesday, edging defending champion Torah Bright of Australia and American teammate Kelly Clark. Sergei Grits.

News & Observer : Wednesday’s Highlights at the Sochi Olympics.
United States’ Kaitlyn Farrington competes to win the gold medal in the women’s snowboard halfpipe at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

CBS Sports News; Two Americans medal in women’s halfpipe; Farrington wins gold.
The women’s halfpipe proved to be a terrific event for the United States. The finals were held Wednesday, and three of the top four spots went to the Red, White and Blue. The winner: Kaitlyn Farrington, who topped out at 91.75 to earn her first Olympic gold medal.

Salt Lake Tribune; Sochi2014Olympics: Snowboarder gives Sugar House another gold medal.
Salt Lake City’s quaint neighborhood can claim another Olympic gold medalist, thanks to Kaitlyn Farrington’s narrow victory over fellow resident Torah Bright and the rest of an elite field in Wednesday night’s event at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

NW News Network; Idaho Snowboarder Grabs Northwest’s First 2014 Olympic Medal.
The Northwest has its first Olympic gold medal from the 2014 Sochi Games. Snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington of Bellevue, Idaho triumphed in the women’s halfpipe Wednesday. Farrington delivered two clean, daredevil runs on a night when most of her better …

TheCelebrityCafe; Kaitlyn Farrington wins gold for US in women’s halfpipe.
Although the U.S. did not get an Olympic medal in the men’s halfpipe event, the women received two in their event. The Associated Press reported that Kaitlyn Farrington won the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe final on Wednesday.

Sochi 2014: Snowboard Gold Puts Spotlight on Rising U.S. Star Kaitlyn Farrington.
Kaitlyn Farrington remembers the first time she went snowboarding and nothing about the experience indicated she’d someday be on top of an Olympic podium. “I mainly remember kids laughing at me,” she said in a video on TeamUSA.org.

Clark, Bright, Teter all through in halfpipe.
American Kaitlyn Farrington won gold in the women’s Olympic snowboarding halfpipe final on Wednesday, edging defending champion Torah Bright of Australia and American teammate Kelly Clark.

The Plain Dealer Sport News: Winter Olympics 2014: US wins 2 medals in women’s snowboarding halfpipe.
Kaitlyn Farrington of the U.S. captured gold in the women’s Olympic snowboarding halfpipe final Wednesday, edging defending champion Torah Bright and American teammate Kelly Clark for the title.

CattleNetwork; From cattle ranch to Olympic gold.
Cattle sales funding weekly trips to compete paved the way to Olympic gold for a U.S. snowboarder from Idaho. Kaitlyn Farrington’s trip to the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics started on a cattle ranch with her parents selling cattle to cover expenses related to the Sochi Winter Olympics games.


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