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Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Red Gerard wins United States's first gold in Pyeongchang

Winter Olympics: Snowboarder Red Gerard wins United States's first gold in Pyeongchang

Gerard finished just 1.16 points ahead of Max Parrot to take gold
bbc.comTeenager Red Gerard snatched a dramatic gold medal in the men's slopestyle to win the United States' first gold of the Pyeongchang Games.The 17-year-old scored 87.16 on his final run with just four other athletes left to complete their third run.Canadians Max Parrot and Mark McMorris took silver and bronze respectively.
Jamie Nicholls, Billy Morgan and Rowan Coultas all fell in qualifying on Saturday meaning there were no Britons in the final.Gerard made mistakes in his first two runs but produced a clean final effort which was well rewarded by the judges.He was just 13 when Sage Kotsenburg won slopestyle gold for the US at the 2014 Games in Sochi.
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06:15-08:10: Cross country skiing - men's 15km + 15km skiathlon07:00-09:15: Speed skating - men's 5,000m final09:50-12:35: Luge - men's final runs10:30-11:00 & 12:00-14:30: Moguls - women's final11:15-12:55: Biathlon - men's 10km sprint
Brit-watch on day two:
04:30-06:35: GB's Aimee Fuller will begin her bid for slopestyle success in the qualification round at the Phoenix Snow Park.
06:15-08:10: Cross-country skier Andrew Musgrave is competing in his third Olympics, but first since becoming a World Cup medal-winner. The men's 15km + 15km skiathlon is likely to serve as a warm-up to his strongest 15km freestyle event on day seven. Callum Smith, who was 62nd in the event at Sochi 2014, will also race skiathlon.
09:50-12:35: Adam 'AJ' Rosen will be looking to better the 16th place luge finishes he achieved at Turin 2006 and Vancouver 2010, while 20-year-old Rupert Staudinger will look to show his potential before a medal bid in 2022.
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