California’s Jamie Anderson does it Again! Defends her Title for Team USA’s Second Gold Medal

Steven Agar | | OlympicsOlympics
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Jamie celebrates defending her slopestyle snowboarding title, and Team USA’s 2nd gold medal. Credit: Getty Images

California’s Jamie Anderson continued her dominance in woman’s snowboard slopestyle by winning her second straight gold medal yesterday in PyeongChang, reports NBC.

Due to the high winds, the format of the event pushed all athletes into the finals, which would now comprise of only two runs instead of three.

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Jamie Anderson during her gold medal run. Credit:

Her 83.00 score in the first run was good enough to win the gold.

The two-time Olympic gold medalist was the only American on the podium in a small surprise for the U.S., who expected to sweep all three medals.

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