2022 Winter Olympics: See results for Shaun White, Mikaela Shiffrin and others

2022 Winter Olympics: See results for Shaun White, Mikaela Shiffrin and others

Here’s what happened on Day 5 of the Beijing Games:Snowboard StarsAfter falling on his first attempt, snowboarder Shaun White hammered down a pressure-packed halfpipe qualifying run to make it through to the medal round of his fifth and final Olympics.The three-time gold medalist fell on his signature trick on his first run — the Double McTwist 1260 — and was mired in 19th place.After a 50-minute wait following his fall, White returned to the top of the pipe and nailed the same run he’d tried before.Each rider got two tries and only their best score counted. The top 12 advanced to Friday’s final. White ended up in fourth.He stomped every landing and yell out a “Yeahhhh” at the bottom. He qualified behind two-time silver medalist Ayumu Hirano, 2018 bronze medalist Scotty James and Hirano’s Japanese teammate, Ruka Hirano.Chloe Kim was on hand for the action after cruising through her own, far less dramatic qualifying round. She was perfect through her first trip down the halfpipe and finished in first place. In her second run, she fell while trying a trick she’d never attempted before, a switch backside 720.“Oh, well,” she said at the bottom, and playfully stuck out her tongue while she waited for a score that didn’t matter.Slalom ShowdownTwo-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin’s second race at the Beijing Games ended even more quickly than her first.The 26-year-old American skidded out of control about five seconds into the opening run of the slalom Wednesday and is out of the event.That was even less time than her trip down the course lasted in the first run of the giant slalom on Monday.This time, Shiffrin went over to the side of the hill, sat in the snow and bowed her head.Shiffrin came to China as one of the biggest stars of her — or any — sport at the Winter Olympics, a dominant-at-times Alpine skiier who has been in the spotlight since she was a teenager.

Here’s what happened on Day 5 of the Beijing Games:

Snowboard Stars

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After falling on his first attempt, snowboarder Shaun White hammered down a pressure-packed halfpipe qualifying run to make it through to the medal round of his fifth and final Olympics.

The three-time gold medalist fell on his signature trick on his first run — the Double McTwist 1260 — and was mired in 19th place.

After a 50-minute wait following his fall, White returned to the top of the pipe and nailed the same run he’d tried before.

Each rider got two tries and only their best score counted. The top 12 advanced to Friday’s final. White ended up in fourth.

He stomped every landing and yell out a “Yeahhhh” at the bottom. He qualified behind two-time silver medalist Ayumu Hirano, 2018 bronze medalist Scotty James and Hirano’s Japanese teammate, Ruka Hirano.

Chloe Kim was on hand for the action after cruising through her own, far less dramatic qualifying round. She was perfect through her first trip down the halfpipe and finished in first place. In her second run, she fell while trying a trick she’d never attempted before, a switch backside 720.

“Oh, well,” she said at the bottom, and playfully stuck out her tongue while she waited for a score that didn’t matter.

Slalom Showdown

Two-time Olympic champion Mikaela Shiffrin’s second race at the Beijing Games ended even more quickly than her first.

The 26-year-old American skidded out of control about five seconds into the opening run of the slalom Wednesday and is out of the event.

That was even less time than her trip down the course lasted in the first run of the giant slalom on Monday.

This time, Shiffrin went over to the side of the hill, sat in the snow and bowed her head.

Shiffrin came to China as one of the biggest stars of her — or any — sport at the Winter Olympics, a dominant-at-times Alpine skiier who has been in the spotlight since she was a teenager.

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