BBC Sport - Freestyle World Champs: American Kyle Smaine wins halfpipe gold

Smaine wins halfpipe gold for USA

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.

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