ZHANGJIAKOU, China — The American snowboarder Julia Marino took second place in the ladies’s slopestyle on Sunday, incomes america its first medal in the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Marino grabbed the silver medal, whereas the gold medal went to Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand, who additionally gained on the X Video games two weeks in the past. Sadowski-Synnott’s win is New Zealand’s first ever gold medal at a Winter Olympics.
Marino was one of 12 snowboarders competing in the occasion, a pool that included the two-time defending champion Jamie Anderson.
Anderson, a star of American aggressive snowboarding, positioned ninth. She was a powerful contender, however not the favourite, coming into the competitors. Anderson, a California native, gained in 2014, slopestyle’s inaugural Olympic look, and once more in 2018.