Monday, March 12

 

Snowboarding (2 gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze)
Team USA kicked off the snowboarding competition in PyeongChang with a strong showing on the slopes, raking in six medals. Brenna Huckaby and Amy Purdy went one-two in women's SB-LL1, with Purdy bettering her bronze-medal finish in Sochi. Mike Schultz earned gold in men's LL1 in his Paralympic debut. Keith Gabel won silver in men's LL2, while Noah Elliott and Mike Minor rounded out the medal haul with bronzes in men's LL1 and UL, respectively. MORE

Nordic Skiing
Jake Adicoff and guide Sawyer Kesselheim led U.S. athletes at the Alpensia Biathlon Center with a fifth-place finish in the men's visually impaired 20-kilometer cross-country skiing. Mia Zutter and guide Kristina Trygstad-Saari, and Grace Miller made their Paralympic debuts with an eighth and tenth place finish, respectively, in the women's visually impaired and standing women's 15-kilometer cross-country. MORE

Sled Hockey
After a dominating start to the Paralympic tournament with a 10-0 win over Japan, Team USA was back at it with another 10-0 victory, this time over the Czech Republic. Declan Farmer scored four times while Brody Roybal netted his second hat trick in as many games. Steve Cash maintained the clean sheet in net for the U.S. MORE

Wheelchair Curling
Team USA dropped two round robin games to fall to 1-4 overall. The squad of Kirk Black, Steve Emt, Justin Marshall and Penny Greely nearly defeated Finland but were unable to hold on at the end, falling 8-5. It was a similar story against the Neutral Paralympic Athletes, as a tense final two ends saw the NPA eke out a 6-4 victory. MORE