(WORLDMAG) — Some of the biggest stories in the first days of the Olympics have come from first-ever Olympic events and first-ever Olympians like Sage Kotsenburg, a homeschooler who won gold in slopestyle snowboarding.
The course for slopestyle events resembles a giant skate park on the side of a mountain. Competitors use obstacles and ramps to turn tricks and flips to impress the judges.
Two Canadians and an American took home medals in Tuesday’s first-ever women’s slopestyle skiing event. The youngest competitor on the U.S. winter team, 15-year-old Maggie Voisin, couldn’t compete because of a training injury Friday. A favorite in the event, Voisin gave way to Canadians Dara Howell and Kim Lamarre and American Devin Logan, who took home the gold, bronze, and silver, respectively.
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