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Countdown to the 2022 Olympic Winter Games

Americans Land Silver, Bronze At X Games Superpipe

By U.S. Ski & Snowboard
January, 28 2012

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 28) –Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was second and U.S. Freeskiing's Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) third Saturday as Canadian Roz Groenwoud claimed the women's ski superpipe victory at Winter X Games. Groenewoud posted an X Games record 93.66 and dedicated her victory to teammate Sarah Burke.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Roz Groenewoud was sporting Sarah Burke stickers on her helmet for her late teammate during the competition
  • Groenewoud won her first X Games gold in her fifth appearance in the competition
  • Groenewoud’s winning run: straight air, right 900 to left 540 to right 540 to left 720 to her first unnatural 720 in competition
  • Maddie Bowman had three runs with scores above 90. The best, a 92, earned silver
  • Britta Sigourney hit the first 1080 in women's competition, nabbing a 90.66 for bronze

QUOTES
Roz Goenewoud

It means so much. After the tribute on Thursday, I am so proud to be a skier. The outpouring of support has been amazing. I felt like I had Sarah with me. She has been a teammate for so long. This is for Sarah.

Maddie Bowman

Honestly this is kind of shocking, it is just now sinking in. It’s great and I am honored to be able to go out and ski like Sarah would have wanted.

Brita Sigourney

I am always happy to be on the podium. It was definitely stressful today and I don’t usually ski well under pressure but I pulled it off today.

RESULTS
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