Monday, Jan. 20

Freestyle skiing (1 gold, 2 bronzes)

U.S. freestyle skiers put on a show today, earning three medals across the slopestyle and halfpipe events. In the men’s slopestyle competition, Team USA’s Kiernan Fagan claimed the gold medal, while teammate Hunter Henderson secured the bronze. Fagan opened competition with a 87.33 on his first run to put him in first place, and he never relinquished his position. He bested his own score in the second round, securing his gold-medal winning mark of 90.66. Teammate Henderson joined Fagan on the podium with the bronze medal, overcoming a tough first run with second-run score of 88.66, which held through the third run. 


In the women’s halfpipe event, Hanna Faulhaber took home the bronze medal for Team USA. Faulhaber opened up competition with a score of 63.33, but bested her score on the second run, earning 77.33. Her score of 77.33 held through the third run, earning her the bronze medal.

 

Snowboard (1 gold)

In men’s slopestyle, Dusty Henricksen earned 94 points on his first run of the day to send him to first place. His second run proved to be the best he had for the day, earning 96.33 points to solidify the gold medal by more than 10 points.

 

In women's halfpipe, Tessa Maud finished fourth with a score of 76.


In men’s snowboardcross, Theo McLemore and Connor Schlegel donned the red, white and blue. McLemore earned four first-place finishes across his five heats to advance to the semifinals, where he placed third to advance to the small final. McLemore competed in the small final but did not finish. Schlegel earned one first-place finish and four second-place finishes in his heats to finish ninth overall. 


In women’s snowboardcross, Acy Craig and Maddie Lochte-Bono took to the slopes for Team USA. Lochte-Bono earned two first-place finishes in her heats, finishing 11th overall. Craig earned one first-place finish in her heats and finished 14th overall.


Bobsled

Bridger Stone finished ninth in the men’s monobob with a two-run total time of 2:26.80. 


Curling 

In the mixed-country doubles event, Team USA’s Kaitlin Murphy teamed up with Canada’s Jaedon Neuert again for the knock-out round of 24. The duo faced a tight game against Slovenia’s Liza Gregori and Switzerland’s Maximilian Winz that saw no more than two points earned per end. Tied after the seventh end, the opposing team was able to clinch two points in the eighth and final end to claim the victory over Team USA and Canada.


Luge

In the team relay, four American luge athletes came together for the team relay event, which included women's singles slider Mazlo McKenne, men's singles slider Matt Greiner, and the women's double team of Maya Chan and Reannyn Weiler. The team finished with a total time of 2:59.179 for seventh place.

 

Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping

American Nordic combined athletes Alexa Brabec and Niklas Malacinski joined forces with Team USA ski jumpers Paige Jones and Landon Lee for the mixed team event. Each athlete jumped twice for a total combined score of 677.1 to place 11th.

 

Short track Speedskating

Hailey Choi and Jenell Berhorst skated in the women’s 500-meter event for Team USA. Berhost advanced from her heat with a first-place finish, and Choi advanced from her heat with a second-place finish to have the two Americans face each other in the quarterfinal. Choi snuck through to the semifinals, finishing second, while Berhorst finished third and did not advance, finishing ninth overall. Choi took fourth in the semifinals to advance to the B final, finishing 7th overall. 


Jonathan So competed in the men's 500-meter heats, but earned a penalty and did not advance.

 

Skeleton

In the men’s singles, James McGuire finished 16th with a time of 2:23.31 over the course of two runs, while Teddy Fitzsimons finished 18th with a two-run time of 2:28.07.