Saturday, Jan. 11

Alpine Skiing

After the super-G race on Jan. 10, four American skiers competed in the slalom race of the men’s and women’s alpine combined event today. 

Emma Resnick represented Team USA in the women’s slalom race, finishing the course in 39.00 seconds for 14th place. Coupled with yesterday’s super-G results, Resnick finished the alpine combined in 12th place. 

On the men’s side, Maxx Parys finished the slalom race in 36.13 seconds for 24th place, while Daniel Gillis completed the course in 36.42 seconds for 26th place. Combining with Friday’s super-G results, Gillis and Parys finished the alpine combined in 19th and 29th place, respectively. Trent Pennington did not finish the slalom race. 


Biathlon

In the women’s 10-kilometer individual event, Kaisa Bosek finished 18th for the United States with a time of 36:24.2, shooting clean for three of her four rounds. She tied for the least number of penalties, missing just two of her 20 targets. Lexie Madigan finished 55th with a time of 36:30.8, while Maja Lapkass finished 69th with a time of 41:38.3.


In the men’s 12-kilometer individual event, Van Ledger led the American men with a time of 41:03.5 for 59th place. Teammate Cale Woods shot two clean rounds and finished less than 11 seconds behind with a time of 41:24.3 for 64th place. Etienne Bordes placed 76th with a time of 42:39.8. 


Team USA biathletes will compete again on Jan. 12 in the single mixed relay. 


Curling

Team USA’s rink of Ethan Hebert, Kaitlin Murphy, Charlie Thompson and Alina Tschumakow bounced back from yesterday’s loss with a 7-0 win against Latvia. The U.S. team earned one point in each of the first four ends, staying steady to continually grow their lead. In the fifth end, the team scored two points to lead 6-0 before earning one last point in the sixth end to clinch the victory and finish the game early. 


Figure Skating
Four figure skaters made their Youth Olympic Games debut on Saturday with the pairs rhythm dance and women’s singles short programs. The team of Katarina Wolfkostin and Jeffrey Chen finished their rhythm dance program with 57.02 points to sit in fifth. In the women’s singles short program, Audrey Shin earned 60.36 points to be ranked seventh, while Kate Wang earned 54.75 points to sit in 10th place. Competition for these four athletes continues on Jan. 13 with the free dance and free skate.