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2014 Olympics: It's All Over -- 17 U.S. Skiers, Snowboarders Leave Sochi With Medals

Closing ceremony 2014 OlympicsSOCHI, Russia (Feb. 23) – A record-matching 17 Team USA skiers and snowboarders left the Sochi Olympic Winter Games with medals, including a record eight gold.

From Sage Kotsenburg’s opening day slopestyle snowboarding gold to teen Mikaela Shiffrin’s brilliant slalom win under the lights Friday night, the American athletes electrified Sochi fans and NBC viewers coast-to-coast.

The performances were punctuated with five athletes winning alpine medals along with eight of 18 medals in new freeskiing and snowboarding events. The new events were received well by the International Olympic Committee for bringing a relevant, youthful feel to the competition program.

SnoCountry.com thanks the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team media department for their continuous special news feed direct to our newsroom during the 2014 Winter Games. 

ALPINE SKIING
Gold - Ted Ligety, giant slalom
Gold – Mikaela Shiffrin, slalom
Silver – Andrew Weibrecht, super G
Bronze – Julia Mancuso, super combined
Bronze – Bode Miller, super G

FREESKIING/FREESTYLE
Gold – Joss Christensen, slopestyle
Gold – Maddie Bowman, halfpipe
Gold – David Wise, halfpipe
Silver – Gus Kenworthy, slopestyle
Silver – Devin Logan, slopestyle
Bronze – Nick Goepper, slopestyle
Bronze – Hannah Kearney, moguls

SNOWBOARDING
Gold – Jamie Anderson, slopestyle
Gold – Kaitlyn Farrington, halfpipe
Gold – Sage Kotsenburg, slopestyle
Bronze – Kelly Clark, halfpipe
Bronze – Alex Deibold, snowboardcross

Photo: Closing ceremony 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia (BBC Sport) 

 

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