BBC Sport - Freestyle World Champs: American Kyle Smaine wins halfpipe gold
Smaine wins halfpipe gold for USA
- From the section Winter Sports
American Kyle Smaine wins ski halfpipe gold with a dazzling display at the Freestyle World Championships in Austria.
The American won with a score of 88.0 from his first run, while Joffrey Pollet-Villard of France scored 86.60 to secure silver and Switzerland's Yannic Lerjen came third with 82.40.
Great Britain's James Machon failed to make the podium, finishing in eighth place.