Halfpipe world champion David Wise talks about his strategy to winning.
Virginie Faivre talks about the risk involved in the sport of Halfpipe Skiing as she looks forward to getting to compete at Sochi.
16 year old Aaron Blunck looked like he was putting together a wining run until he lost his balance after his final trick and hit the ground hard. Blunck would finish 6th in the competition.
Marie Martinod (FRA) crashed in her 2nd run after hitting the top of the halfpipe and loosing a ski. Martinod was able to walk away under her own power and finished 5th overall.
Anais Caradeux (SUI) finished with a best score of 80.6 in her first run, narrowly beating out 3rd place Ayana Onozuka (JPN) by just .2 points.
Virginie Faivre (SUI) finished with a best score of 83.8 in her seconds run, beating out 2nd place Anais Caradeux (FRA). Faivre was previously the world champion in 2009.
17 year old Torin Yater-Wallace finished with a score of 95.6, losing to fellow American Davis Wise by just .6 points. Yater-Wallace finished 1st in his previous Halpipe event at the World Cup.
David Wise won his first Halfpipe title when he finished with a score of 96.2 in his first run. Although this is his first world title, Wise is a four time U.S Champion.
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