The awe-inspiring event of ski halfpipe will make its debut on an Olympic programme as part of the Innsbruck 2012 Youth Olympic Games. And who better to give you the lowdown on this new Olympic event than the King of Style himself, Mr Kevin Rolland? The YOG Ambassador - who hopes to compete in the event at the Sochi Games in 2014 – shows us a few tricks of his trade (quite literally) and explains what it takes to be the best!
Highlights from the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park as Maddie Bowman wins gold in the inaugural Ladies' Ski Halfpipe at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.
Medal Winners:Gold: Maddie Bowman (USA)Silver: Marie Martinod (FRA)Bronze: Ayana Onozuka (JPN)
Highlights from the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park as David Wise wins the first ever gold medal in the Men's Ski Halfpipe at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games.
MedalsGold - David WISE (USA)Silver - Mike RIDDLE (CAN)Bronze - Kevin ROLLAND (FRA)
Freestyle Skiing - Men’s Ski Halfpipe - PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games |
Friendship was the theme in Freestyle Skiing as Kai Mahler (SUI) won Gold in a visually spectacular competition between some close friends at the Men's Half-pipe Final. "We are all friends, and we're stoked if someone leads a run," Mahler said. "It's definitely hard to keep up with them, and all these kids are killing it."
Birk Iving (USA) wins Men's Freestyle Skiing Halfpipe Gold | Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games |