Sochi Olympics: David Wise Gets Gold in Skiing Halfpipe

Alex Deibold takes bronze in snowboard cross and Team USA-1 leads in women's bobsled.
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In an event brand new to the Olympics half -- skier David -- jumped into the top spot after his first run no skier able to catch -- after that. Despite a fall on his second run with three straight X games titles to his credit. Why is rose her daughter cutting through wet heavy snow crushing the half white. Adding a gold Olympic Medal to his trophy case for Alex Diebold winning a bronze medal in snowboard cross is the culmination of a sort of rags to riches story. At the Vancouver games four years ago he was a wax technician for team USA. I wasn't jealous by. I was definitely -- -- -- economic I want this. Today as part of the team he's -- Olympic champion his -- on the course through the drizzle and mark good enough to earn him a place on the podium. Lauryn Williams had low low Jones best known for their sprints and hurdles are part of a handful of Americans who competed in both summer and winter games here -- so -- they're part of the women's bobsled team. After two runs today Williams and teammate a lot of miners are in first place. Williams hoping to become just the second athlete to win gold had both games Americans Jamie -- bullet -- Evans of USA two -- in third. Jones -- jasmine -- later in USC three are currently eleventh. And finally the United States is one step closer to becoming the first nation to -- on every day of the winter games. And this year interestingly and overwhelming number of those medals are being awarded to Olympic -- -- Jim Ryan ABC news Sochi Russia.

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