Shaun White is trying to become the first American man to win the same events in three consecutive Winter Games. Speedskater Shani Davis will attempt to do the same in the 1000 on Wednesday. Below is a video of White’s qualification run. Stop reading now if you do not want to find out the Men’s Halfpipe results!
Other photos and videos from men’s halftime competition Tuesday night at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
New halfpipe king is Iouri Podladtchikov, a Swiss rider with the biggest tricks in snowboarding, who received a score of 94.75 on his second run.
Japanese riders Ayumu Hirano and Taku Hiraoka won the silver and bronze. White finished fourth, ending his reign as Olympic champion from Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010. Americans Danny Davis finished 10th and Greg Bretz finished 12th. Official Men’s Halfpipe Finals results.