SOCHI, Russia, Feb. 18 (UPI) --
David Wise of the United States won the Olympic gold medal Tuesday in the freestyle skiing halfpipe, which made its debut in the Winter Games.
The silver was won by Mike Riddle of Canada and the bronze went to Kevin Rolland of France.
The event was held during a steady snowfall that slowed the skiers as they traveled back and forth across the bottom of the halfpipe.
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