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Olympic Medal: Women's Snowboard Slopestyle

Feb. 9, 2014 at 6:39 AM

SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Jamie Anderson of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Sunday in the women's snowboarding slopestyle.

Her performance gave the United States a sweep of the slopestyle gold medals in that event's debut at the Winter Games. American Sage Kotsenburg won the men's version of the competition on Saturday.

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Enni Rukajarvi of Finland was awarded the silver and Jenny Jones of Britain took the bronze. It was the first medal of the Sochi Olympics for both Finland and Britain.

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