USA Takes the Gold IN Snowboarding
2014 Winter Olympics - Sochi, Russia
With a team of 12 men and 11 women, the United States snowboarding team came home with 3 gold and 2 bronze medals.
When did snowboarding start?
Snowboarding was created in 1964 by Sherman Poppen. It was introduced in 1998 at the Nagano Games in Japan.
What are the different snowboarding events in the Olympics?
There are 5 snowboarding events that are included in the 2014 Winter Olympics. These events are known as Half-pipe, Parallel Giant Slalom, Parallel Slalom, Snowboard Cross, and Slope-style.
Who won medals from USA?
We had 3 gold and 2 bronze medalists this year in the Sochi Winter Olympics. The bronze medals went to Kelly Clark in Half-pipe and Alex Deibold in Snowboard Cross. The gold medals were awarded to Sage Kotsenburg in Slopestyle, Kaitlyn Farrington in Half-pipe, and Jamie Anderson in Slopestyle