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Previously at the Winter Olympics...

What a day for Soviet Kodjia, she is

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the Olympic downhill champion.

Lindsey Vonn goes home with the

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downhill bronze.

Record position for

the great British team, eighth

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place.

Great Britain have cemented

their place in the final four.

You

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are in the Olympic began final, how

does it feel?

Pretty great.

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Hello and welcome to the Today

at the Games and this

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was a record breaking day.

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10 gold medals on offer,

the most ever for a single day

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in Winter Olympic history.

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And we'll show them all.

Join us for the ride.

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The Rocket has lift-off.

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Dave Ryding started skiing

on plastic in Lancashire.

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Can he slalom his way

to Olympic glory?

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Big air - bigger thrills.

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An unmissable finish to the first

women's big air final.

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See America's combined

forces in action.

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Shiffrin versus Vonn for the only

time at the Olympics.

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Older, wiser - is he still a winner?

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David Wise defends his halfpipe

title at the Phoenix Snow Park.

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And a North American

duel in the ice hockey.

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Old rivals Canada and the USA face

off for gold in the women's final.

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To analyse and enjoy it all, we have

2010 skeleton Olympic champion, Amy

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Williams, four time British ski

champion turned ski cross racer Ed

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Drake and two time Olympic

snowboarder Ben Kilner. I'm going to

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start with a quiz question. Can you

name the three alpine skiers who

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have won three gold medals at one

games?

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Austrian Toni Sailer took the triple

at the 1956 Olympics in Cortina.

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Very good.

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12 years later, French

great Jean Claude Killy

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dominated in Grenoble.

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Absolutely on home soil.

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16 years ago, Croatian

Janica Kostelic did

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the threepeat in Salt Lake City.

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That is why you are the experts.

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Marvellous Marcel Hirscher already

has two golds in the bag.

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Could he get his third

in his favourite event, the slalom?

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Marcel Hirscher still in front.

My

word, Marcel Hirscher on a mission!

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The greatest of all time.

Marcel

Hirscher is an Olympic champion.

He

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is in a different league.

Is the

giant slalom Olympic champion!

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He'll be the man to beat.

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Going for GB will be

Dave The Rocket Ryding who has lived

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up to his nickname with a rapid rise

in the slalom standings.

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He's claimed six top ten finishes

in last season's World Cup.

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And he finished second to Marcel

Hirscher in Kitzbuhel.

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Let's see if the lad

who learnt his craft on the plastic

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slopes of Pendle can win our first

Alpine medal,

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or should it be our second?

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or should it be our second?

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Today is the men's slalom. Today is

an opportunity to right a wrong.

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Today, we have a medal contender.

Dave Ryding rewrite the record

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books!

16 years ago, we had a medal

contender, Alan Baxter.

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books!

16 years ago, we had a medal

contender, Alan Baxter.

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Alan Baxter from Great Britain wins

the Olympic slalom bronze medal.

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Great Britain's first-ever medal on

snow. But it was cruelly taken away.

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British skier Alain Baxter has been

stripped of the bronze medal.

Baxter

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used a nasal inhaler bought in

America with the same packaging as

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the ones in the UK but different

ingredients, one of which was on the

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banned list. There was no

performance enhancing benefit. That

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bronze was Alan Baxter's. So today,

Dave Ryding has an opportunity. For

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an Olympic medal for him and to

redress the balance. Slalom is

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contested over two runs with the

Times added together to determine

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the winner. Norwegian Henrik

Kristoffersen is currently ranked

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second in the world and showed his

skills in the first run. Smooth

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skiing on the steep and brilliant

acceleration across the flat,

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setting a time for the rest of the

field to chase.

Marcel Hirscher

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might be the best Austrian ski racer

of all time but he proved today that

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even he is human.

Wonderful ability

to recover but not today. Marcel

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Hirscher will not win a third gold.

Dave Ryding is wearing bib 13 but

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ignored the possible hoodoo to ski a

smooth if slightly cautious run to

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finish 13th.

How do you feel up to

the first run? I know you felt

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anxious going down.

Happily made it

down and happy he's happy so we will

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see about the second one.

He won't

the visitor after the race so what

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will a good result be?

I know he

will be happy with top ten. I'm

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going to say that, hopefully better

but you never know with slalom.

In

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the second run, the top 30 go in

reverse order, Britain's Laurie

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Taylor skiing superbly on his

Olympic debut, finishing 26th

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overall.

Dave Riding, the rocket. A

slightly, ever so slightly cautious

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first leg from the man who learned

his trade on the upturned

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toothbrushes of the Pendle dry slope

in Lancashire. But now he moves into

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the favourite part of the course for

the British number one, the Rocket

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Stuttgart is to get acceleration on

the flat. -- starts to get. This is

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where he's at his best and he is

opening up a significant lead over

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the Norwegian. Dave Ryding, skiing

for Gold medal position in the

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Olympic slalom. It is his for the

moment! Not sure how long the time

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will hold but he's in the lead.

He

got the green at the mosquito that

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Conservative at the top then

switched it up and went for it on

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the flat.

Was flying from steeped

flat.

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flat.

His older brother, Mario, or

the Olympic champion four years ago,

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it has never happened that brothers

have won Olympic gold medals in

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successive games. His advantage over

Dave Ryding was half a second. Now

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it is a quarter of a second. Michael

Matt, racing through the final few

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terms, has he done enough to go into

gold for Austria? I think so, he

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has.

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has. Ramon Zenhaeusern, the tallest

man in the race. He is not built

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like a typical slalom skier but he

has got incredible skills from edge

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to edge, so fast. Putting in some

fine turns. Now he's in the red zone

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for the first time. Six hundredths

of a second but back to green now.

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He is giving Michael Matt a real

scare. This is a lovely finish from

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Ramon Zenhaeusern. He is carving it

up and he is skiing into top spot. A

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new leader, here.

Ramon Zenhaeusern

uses his height as they get out of

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jail card. If he runs late in the

line, you can just throw his legs

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out and make it inside the gate.

And

boy, can he work the skis on the

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flat, he puts so much energy into it

which is why he is currently in the

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lead.

Clement Noel, getting ready to

go.

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go. 800th of a second, his advantage

over Ramon Zenhaeusern after the

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first run, it was a sensational run

first up for the young man from Val

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deserve. Seventh after the first

run. Now he is starting to motor.

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Onto the flat. Finding his rhythm,

one hundredth of a second in front

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at the last bit, this is going to go

down to the wire, Little mistake,

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six gates from home, now he drives

for the finishing line and he is

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third, Clement Noel. Not enough to

move Ramon Zenhaeusern or Michael

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Matt. Victor Muffat-Jeandet is

ready. Sixth in the giant slalom,

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the bronze medallist in the Alpine

combined. He's had an outstanding

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Olympics. Can't afford any mistakes

now and when he has cleared the

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steep, he's going to have to open

the throttle and push and drive

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through the final few terms if he is

to overturn Ramon Zenhaeusern's

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lead. Ramon Zenhaeusern has been

omnipresent in the leaders in

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closure. Nobody can move him. Victor

Muffat-Jeandet is the next drive. Is

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this quick enough? Can he beat

1:39.30 three. Not quite. There will

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be a medal for Ramon Zenhaeusern.

Now it is down to Andre Myhrer and

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Henrik is De Vos in to sort things

out. Andre Myhrer's lead is

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significant, three quarters of a

second over Ramon Zenhaeusern. He

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loves the pressure of competition.

That is the first mistake, it might

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not catch up with him until the next

intermediate. One or two wide turns,

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his advantage is three quarters of a

second, last time the clock stopped.

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Next it. At around 1.25 and it has

been reduced to a third of a second.

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A mistake at the top catching up

with Andre Myhrer's time. He is

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starting to accelerate through the

final few turns. Can he be the

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first, I had a Ramon Zenhaeusern? He

can! Gold medal position for Andre

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Myhrer. He can finish in no worse

than silver.

He's incredibly

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physically strong and he was able to

transfer the power onto the skis.

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Definitely the battle of the Giants,

he comes down in the lead and really

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deserves it, neither lovable giant.

Kristofferson is next and he will

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use technique rather than strength.

Henrik Kristoffersen staring out of

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the start heart, visualising what

lies ahead, the bronze medallist

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four years ago in Sochi. His

advantage over Andre Myhrer is two

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tenths of a second. Fast start for

Henrik Kristoffersen, one of the

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smaller, lighter men. Oh, he's down!

It's over for Henrik Kristoffersen!

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Andre Myra is the Olympic slalom

champion!

Well, who would have

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thought it, the two big favourites,

Marcel Hirscher goes out on the

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first run and then in almost exactly

the same place, Henrik Kristoffersen

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out on the second.

Such a surprise

because he's normally so visited, we

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were looking for the Scandinavian

battle but you can see the Swedes

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going wild because Andrei has only

gone and done it, how incredible. --

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Andre.

Who would have picked this

podium.

I knew it would be tough

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because Marcel and Henrik have been

really outstanding this year. It is

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hard to beat them. But I knew that

this hill could fit me pretty good.

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So happy I pulled it off and going

to celebrate.

Top ten in the

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Olympics.

I'm not complaining

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to celebrate.

Top ten in the

Olympics.

I'm not complaining about

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the top ten, solid day. I made a

couple of mistakes. I know I could

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have had a bit more in me but at the

same time it's the Olympics and

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everyone is feeling the same thing

probably. Ninth is respectful.

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Ed is our Alpine expert and you know

Dave. Do you thing he will in time

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think that was a missed opportunity

or be pleased he finished in the top

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ten?

A bit of both, he will be happy

with the top ten which is an amazing

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result in itself but when he looks

back, especially with the two big

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guns not finishing, he will wish

that he risks a bit more.

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Particularly on the second run?

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that he risks a bit more.

Particularly on the second run?

I

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think so, a bit of both, he risked a

bit more on the second run but for

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him, it was 90%, a tiny bit safe and

you can't win a medal skiing

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anything other than 100%. -- 98%.

He

negotiated 126 gates cleanly, which

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Henrik is De Vos and an even more

surprisingly, even though they were

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both pricing, Marcel Hirscher did

not. Talk about Dave's technique and

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the difficulty of skiing slalom on

this kind of snow a bit.

He skied

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very stable, didn't make many

mistakes, had a couple of line

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errors but the snow itself is

aggressive because it is artificial.

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What we are used to in the World Cup

is injected pistes.

What does that

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mean?

Injection is a huge bar about

three meters long and it has needles

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that go into the snow and it hooks

up to a fire hydrant kind of thing

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and it pumps water into the snow to

make it freeze so it is like skiing

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on glass, it is ice, we don't race

on snow, it's ice and it is so that

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it is more even across the field.

It's a bit quicker and the guys tend

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to like it more.

Marcel Hirscher

particularly likes injected snow but

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he did not like this and he was

negative about it before the race

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even started. For him not to

complete his first run and not to

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finish the race is how rare?

Really

rare, the last time he did not

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finish the slalom at the World Cup

was in February 2016. This guy does

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not not finish, he always finishes,

he is so good at recovering. He gets

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pitched over the front and his skis

bite which is a characteristic of

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artificial snow but he had it in his

head, he wrote about how the IOC

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said the piste would be injected and

it obviously wasn't so he had it in

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his mind already.

Andre Myra, the

first suite to win the slalom since

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1980. -- Andre Marriner. He is 35 so

was it a shock or would you have had

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him in the top three?

It's not a

shock because he is very consistent,

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he was so stable top to bottom, made

a couple of mistakes but gets the

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skis running really cleanly. He's

not been at it in classic slalom

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this year but he has won a city

event and he is always there or

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thereabouts and when it is a bit

flatter, his strength, he can drive

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the ski and it was not a surprise.

Dave Ryding took huge heart from

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that because he will be 35 about in

four years' time so if Andre Myhrer

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can do it, so can he. Let's head off

two Mr T's favourite sport.

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FUNKY MUSIC

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I pity the fool the!

Everybody's

watching the curling and everyone is

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trying it.

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After losing their final round robin

match against USA yesterday,

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the British men's curling team,

led by skip Kyle Smith,

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had a win or bust tie-breaker

against Switzerland.

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Win and they progress

to the semifinals.

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Lose and they are out

of the Olympics.

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Here's Paddy Gearey.

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Dean Smith had taken the treacherous

path. The thinnest ice and the last

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chance. Yesterday progress to the

semifinals was blocked by the

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American stone and now the curling

family had come to see them take on

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Switzerland. They beat them once in

the round robin but they do so again

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and they get through. Everything was

rolling into place...

Well done,

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Kyle Smith! Two lovely stones to

finish!

4-1 up and it got tighter.

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At the end of the eighth they were

about in control... Stop there...

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Don't panic! Good, I was panicking!

5-4 and they had their crucial last

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shot in the final end. Then, it

happened. The nightmare at nine...

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The yellow is our only shot.

The

idea was to give them two and allow

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no way through.

I don't know about

that shot...

There is still a hole

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through there.

It looks as though

Benoit Schwarz has got through the

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gap... This could be good!

My

goodness!

A stunning shot. They

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spotted it, he played it. That may

well be it for Great Britain.

The

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end. Effectively if not quite

literally, the Brits staggered, into

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the tenth but the takeout was

coming.

Switzerland get the win and

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go through to the semifinals.

Disappointment for Kyle Smith and

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his team. Great Britain are out.

We

came to our first Olympics and gave

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it our best shot. We made the

play-offs and in the end we had a

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good game today but it wasn't to be,

sadly. There is plenty to look

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forward to going forward. We need to

take some time and reflect on the

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experience.

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STUDIO: You could see from their

faces and hear it in their voices

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and their body language, how upset

the whole team was to be out the

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Olympics. They finished in fifth.

Rhona is with me, it could have been

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so different?

They started so well,

they were in control and playing out

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their skins. They were controlling

the game, 4-1 up at one point. For

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it all to change, in one end, it is

absolutely gutting. The boys will

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play that end for evermore.

What

other options did Kyle Smith have

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and what was he trying to do?

He was

basically saying, Switzerland, I

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will give you two because I cannot

play anything that will improve the

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situation. If I guard, you can have

your two. That was a great position

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to be in. His guard just over cold.

By millimetres. -- it over curled.

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But with Benoit Schwarz, how good a

shot did he make here?

It was

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awesome, unfortunately, if Kyle had

been a couple of metres towards the

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centre line, that shot would not

have been possible for Switzerland

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and it would have been a different

outcome. The sport is cruel at

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times. The boys were so close. It is

their best performance of the week.

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Stats wise, individually and as a

team. They have fought so hard.

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Sadiq ended that way.

Tomorrow

morning, at 11 o'clock, Eve Muirhead

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and her rink will go on to the ice

for a semifinal game against Sweden.

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What do you want to see?

They will

go out firing from the word go. They

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want to score big, and keep the game

close. Eve and Anna have had close

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games over the years. It will be

tight but Britain in the last few

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ends have the edge to stamp their

authority. And go on to win the

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game.

And ultimately?

Play Korea in

the final, and then ultimately...

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There is a gold medal at stake.

There you go, she said it!

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Some history at the Winter Olympics

today. The first ever medals were

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awarded in the women's competition

of the big air. Some big names to

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look forward to... Including Jamie

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Anderson and Anna Gasser.

Slopestyle

didn't even exist three years ago

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but we've come such a long way since

then... The women's big air was only

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included three years ago but now it

is on another level...

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is on another level... The first big

error Olympic medal will be handed

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out today. There are 12 women

competing. Including Jamie Anderson,

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Spencer O'Brien, Zoi Sadowski

Synnott and the awesome Anna Gasser.

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These girls will send it to the

moon.

COMMENTATOR: Jamie Anderson is

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the most experienced and successful

woman in freestyle snowboarding

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right now. There are two jumps and

you are not allowed to repeat a

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rotation. She goes

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rotation. She goes straight in!

Jamie Anderson, just when you think

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that she might be out of her

depth...

That was amazing!

Next

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in...

0:21:560:22:03

in... 16-year-old Reira Iwabuchi

from Japan. One of the most

0:22:030:22:06

self-motivated people in the

Japanese team. She goes, I want to

0:22:060:22:09

do this and she works with the

coaches. Wow! That was amazing! I

0:22:090:22:22

like that everyone went "Wow!"

0:22:220:22:28

like that everyone went "Wow!" From

the 16-year-old to the 31-year-old

0:22:280:22:31

veteran, Yuka Fujimori. Backside

900. That was so good. Switching to

0:22:310:22:40

grab as well. She has got it on

rails, hasn't she?

That will score

0:22:400:22:46

her well. Especially landing on the

switch. Massive strategy from Jamie

0:22:460:22:54

Anderson, she wanted to come out as

you said and put pressure on

0:22:540:22:58

everyone.

That is what she has done

to Anna Gasser. Dropping in...

0:22:580:23:06

Perfect! Could not have done any

better.

Run one done, the level is

0:23:060:23:14

already high. The atmosphere is

awesome. Probably the best I have

0:23:140:23:18

seen at the Olympics so far for me.

COMMENTATOR: Jamie Anderson, putting

0:23:180:23:22

so much pressure on everyone with

the frontside flat spin 1080. Very,

0:23:220:23:28

very clean. Doing a little dance...

It works for her.

0:23:280:23:39

It works for her. A double and a

Coke. How did she hold onto that?

0:23:390:23:45

This second run from Anna Gasser

will be critical. The New Zealander,

0:23:450:23:55

Zoi Sadowski Synnott, her movement

in the qualifying was beautiful. We

0:23:550:23:58

will see it again now... Wow! That

was amazing!

I love this trick. It

0:23:580:24:07

is massive.

The switch back 900

scored big for Zoi Sadowski Synnott

0:24:070:24:12

there. 92 points. COMMENTATOR: Anna

Gasser, the Austrian stands at the

0:24:120:24:18

top of the run for her second jump.

We know that she has the backside

0:24:180:24:24

double 1080. We are just about to

see it...

0:24:240:24:30

see it... Beautifully lined up! She

storms it! Absolutely stomps it.

0:24:310:24:39

That take-off. It was amazing.

Jamie Anderson is in the lead after

0:24:390:24:45

that second run. She managed to land

both of her tricks. Anna Gasser

0:24:450:24:50

isn't far behind. If she can land

the backside double ten clean and

0:24:500:24:55

deeper, she is there. It is all to

play for in the third and final

0:24:550:24:59

run... COMMENTATOR: Her first jump

got 90 points, she backed it up with

0:24:590:25:06

a 7.2 five. She has the luxury of

really going for it here. We did not

0:25:060:25:10

see the little shimmy...

0:25:100:25:17

see the little shimmy... Cab... 1080

to the last line! How did she not

0:25:170:25:21

explode into 1 million pieces?

Jamie Anderson went massive but

0:25:210:25:27

totally wiped out on her third run.

She will not score anything higher

0:25:270:25:31

and currently sits in first

position. COMMENTATOR: Having

0:25:310:25:38

stomped the double flip and the

switch backside 900, Zoi Sadowski

0:25:380:25:42

Synnott drops in... Frontside...

No

way!

The frontside 1080, nobody has

0:25:420:25:53

seen that yet.

This is so good to

watch!

That could have been it. It

0:25:530:25:58

could have been a gold medal. WWE

the pressure is on for Anna Gasser.

0:25:580:26:04

Can she go bigger and deeper on the

back ten and stomp it to move into

0:26:040:26:09

the gold medal position...

COMMENTATOR: Anderson knows at the

0:26:090:26:13

least she has a silver. Only this

woman can move her from the gold

0:26:130:26:19

medal position...

I'm a little

nervous... OK...

Ooh!

This is coming

0:26:190:26:30

down to the wire!

0:26:300:26:36

down to the wire!

Anna Gasser landed

it bigger, deeper and cleaner. This

0:26:370:26:40

is going to be a good score. Is it

enough for her to get a gold medal?

0:26:400:26:47

There it is! She has done it! 96. A

gold medal for Anna Gasser.

Well

0:26:470:26:54

deserved, what a phenomenal

performance. Brilliant.

Anna Gasser,

0:26:540:26:59

absolutely nailing her last trick.

She comes away with the first ever

0:26:590:27:04

women's big air gold at the

Olympics.

0:27:040:27:08

How are you feeling right now?

I'm

very happy, very happy for her.

How

0:27:080:27:15

is mum feeling?

It is so good.

Really, I cannot believe it.

The

0:27:150:27:24

pressure going into the third run,

there was so much on you. What were

0:27:240:27:29

you thinking at that point?

The good

thing was I already knew I had the

0:27:290:27:34

silver and not too much to lose. I

was thinking if I should do my

0:27:340:27:38

safety jump again and get a higher

score, but I looked at the crowd and

0:27:380:27:42

thought, I'm here to show my best.

I'm going to take the risk and if I

0:27:420:27:48

land the jump, I'm going to be in

first. That's what I did and I'm so

0:27:480:27:52

happy it worked out.

0:27:520:27:56

STUDIO: I love her attitude, that

she didn't have much to lose, stood

0:27:560:27:59

at the top of the biggest ramp in

the world. Ed, you

0:27:590:28:03

at the top of the biggest ramp in

the world. Ed, you have a question

0:28:030:28:05

for then.

Yes, when they take off

and you see some of the athletes

0:28:050:28:09

beginning rotations before they take

off, do judges look at that?

Yes, so

0:28:090:28:14

there are three main components to

what the judges are looking for. The

0:28:140:28:19

take-off, in the air, and landing.

The take-off, if they "Scrub the

0:28:190:28:24

take-off", they go on the down

point.

This is the best of the lot.

0:28:240:28:30

Anna Gasser's third jump...

0:28:300:28:31

point.

This is the best of the lot.

Anna Gasser's third jump...

This is

0:28:310:28:34

her hardest trick. It is so hard to

do that 1080. You are very blind on

0:28:340:28:42

your landing. Her back is to be

landing, that's the last thing that

0:28:420:28:46

she sees. To see this in lady

snowboarding, and the fact that

0:28:460:28:53

slopestyle was hard done by with the

wind, it is so good for female

0:28:530:28:58

snowboarding to showcase the sport

in the way it has.

How many times

0:28:580:29:01

would she have practised that trick?

Hundreds of times, I know that Anna

0:29:010:29:07

has had a big problem with injuries.

She's tried these tricks and had big

0:29:070:29:12

injuries. She's had to get back on

her feet and obviously getting them

0:29:120:29:18

down to perfection.

Jamie Anderson

survived the weather the best in the

0:29:180:29:24

slopestyle, and here in better

conditions, she was keen to showcase

0:29:240:29:29

women's snowboarding.

Obviously with

her experience and everything that

0:29:290:29:32

she has, she has put down frontside

1080 here. Flat spins, they

0:29:320:29:39

generally tend to be a little harder

to control. Technically you are

0:29:390:29:44

trying to land and your body is

rotating round. She gets it

0:29:440:29:47

absolutely perfect. From her first

run, the judges thought, oh, God,

0:29:470:29:56

here we go!

It is so different and

it looked so good. I think the big

0:29:560:30:00

air is here to stay.

I think it is

my favourite.

Your favourite event?

0:30:000:30:07

Yes! Skeleton, of course, right up

there...

But

0:30:070:30:11

this is just below! Short track

would have been mine...

0:30:110:30:17

It's been two days now since Elise

Christie's Olympic came to an end.

0:30:170:30:20

After her disastrous outing

four years ago in Sochi,

0:30:200:30:22

she came to Pyeongchang as Britain's

best chance of a medal.

0:30:220:30:25

Disqualifications, crashes

and ultimately an injured ankle have

0:30:250:30:26

left her empty-handed once again.

0:30:260:30:28

She's reflected on her

Games with David McDaid.

0:30:280:30:35

As far as I was concerned, I

qualified and I thought it was

0:30:350:30:40

unbelievable, I finished in second

place in an Olympics, top 16, with

0:30:400:30:45

ligament damage to my ankle and I

think that shows you how physically

0:30:450:30:49

strong I am.

After Sochi come he

went on to the World Championships

0:30:490:30:53

and you admitted that once you

stopped competing, that is when it

0:30:530:30:55

really hit you. How do you think it

will pan out emotionally when you

0:30:550:31:00

get back home after this?

You know,

I suffered from depression and

0:31:000:31:05

everything else at that point. I'm

not in that position now. I still

0:31:050:31:08

have a lot of things I want to

achieve. I want to be the first

0:31:080:31:12

person to go under 42 seconds, to

win the 500 gold I have not got, I'm

0:31:120:31:17

improving, my start is getting

faster.

You mentioned after the

0:31:170:31:20

1000, straightaway you are talking

about retiring and it just came out!

0:31:200:31:30

Oh, really?

And then I knew I would

keep going because I would not have

0:31:300:31:34

said it if I did not mean it but I

would like to come back and do long

0:31:340:31:38

track and short track at the next

games if I can would probably means

0:31:380:31:41

sacrificing a short track event

which would probably be the 1500.

0:31:410:31:44

But that's OK because I will get

myself so strong, it's not going to

0:31:440:31:51

matter.

Fighting talk from Elise

Christie, Team GB has various

0:31:510:31:55

ambassadors and you are one of them,

what would your advice be to her

0:31:550:31:58

now?

0:31:580:32:00

She needs to go home, she's already

been through some processes in her

0:32:000:32:04

head but when she gets back to the

UK, it will come flooding back but

0:32:040:32:07

she needs to take time out, of

course, heal, get her injury, back

0:32:070:32:13

to walking and doing everything

properly and then go on holiday,

0:32:130:32:16

switch off, walk away, go off for

four, five, six months, live, travel

0:32:160:32:23

around and do the things you cannot

do as an athlete and then some --

0:32:230:32:26

slowly come back into it. If she

stays for another four years, it is

0:32:260:32:30

a long time away, to Beijing. It is

a long time to still have to be

0:32:300:32:38

tested so take time out and just

kind of find your life again.

Step

0:32:380:32:43

out of the bubble?

Yeah.

0:32:430:32:45

That disqualification in the 1000m

heats on Tuesday denied Elise

0:32:450:32:48

the chance of getting into today's

final but as you'll see,

0:32:480:32:50

she had a reason to celebrate.

0:32:500:32:52

Here's Paddy with a round-up

of the action on the short track.

0:32:520:32:58

Without Elise Christie, the world

champion, South Korea were

0:32:590:33:03

favourites for the 1000 metres, a

nation 's eyes on Choi Minjeong and

0:33:030:33:08

Shim Sukhee but this is a sport

where the plot does not so much

0:33:080:33:13

twist as grammar, in the final lap,

both Koreans out, the arena still in

0:33:130:33:16

shock as a teenage Dutchwoman won.

Suzanne Schulting can't believe it!

0:33:160:33:22

GB Olympic champion!

Kim Bui to

Canada got the silver and Arianna

0:33:220:33:25

Fontana of Italy got the bronze. The

men's 500 metres was set up as

0:33:250:33:30

China's chance to win a long-awaited

gold. The man with the pressure, Wu

0:33:300:33:34

Dajing, easily the favourite and as

we know, that can count for little

0:33:340:33:38

in this sport but neither of the

Koreans could get near him.

Wu

0:33:380:33:43

Dajing takes the gold and breaks his

own world record.

This was short

0:33:430:33:48

track at its most serene and

supreme.

0:33:480:33:53

Still to come.

0:33:530:33:55

It's Vonn and off for Lindsey.

0:33:550:33:59

We'll watch her and Mikaela Shiffrin

in the women's Alpine combined.

0:33:590:34:01

A Wise head helps, even in an event

where you probably don't

0:34:010:34:04

want to think too much.

0:34:040:34:05

And one of the Winter Olympics'

greatest rivalries rumbles on.

0:34:050:34:08

USA take on Canada for

women's ice hockey gold.

0:34:080:34:15

Vomiting at the top.

Erm...

I love

24, it's my favourite bit!

0:34:370:34:47

After yesterday's emotional

bronze medal for US skiing

0:34:470:34:50

superstar Lindsey Vonn,

today's Alpine combined was to be

0:34:500:34:52

her last ever Olympic event.

0:34:520:34:57

Standing in her way

is Mikaela Shiffrin who took gold

0:34:570:34:59

in the giant slalom and then

was only fourth in the slalom.

0:34:590:35:02

In the combined event, skiers go

downhill first, then slalom.

0:35:020:35:04

The fastest combined times wins.

That's why it's called the combined.

0:35:040:35:07

Have I said combined enough?

0:35:070:35:14

The Green Bay Packers supporter from

Switzerland, Michelle Gisin, was

0:35:190:35:23

chasing a gold medal to match her

sister's in the downhill four years

0:35:230:35:26

ago. She set the early pace.

Compatriot and favourite for gold,

0:35:260:35:32

reigning world champion Wendy

Holdener, moved ahead of Michelle

0:35:320:35:35

Gisin, finishing tenth after the

downhill but with her specialism,

0:35:350:35:39

the slalom, still to come. With two

silvers already, Norwegian downhill

0:35:390:35:45

specialist Ragnhild Mowinckel was

hoping it would not again be a case

0:35:450:35:47

of nearly but not quite.

She is the

first to turn on the green light and

0:35:470:35:53

ski quicker than Michelle Gisin. All

she has got to do is stay on her

0:35:530:35:57

feet, surely? She will do enough to

lead the way, she will be quicker

0:35:570:36:02

than 140.14. By three one hundredths

of a second. Michelle Gisin drops to

0:36:020:36:09

second place and Ragnhild Mowinckel

leads the way for Norway. What games

0:36:090:36:12

she is. Now Lindsey Vonn, the bronze

medallist yesterday in the downhill,

0:36:120:36:18

decided that she fancied one more

Olympic race. It could be her last

0:36:180:36:22

ever Olympic outing. She needs a

good margin in her favour, posed

0:36:220:36:28

downhill, to push for a chance to

ski for the gold medal after slalom

0:36:280:36:32

today. She leads the way. 1:39.30

seven. She has burst Ragnhild

0:36:320:36:40

Mowinckel down to second and

Michelle Gisin into third. Mikaela

0:36:400:36:44

Shiffrin looking for her second gold

of the games, looking to emulate

0:36:440:36:49

Marcel Hirscher. Alongside Wendy

Holdener, she is the best slalom

0:36:490:36:57

skier on the start this today. Wendy

Holdener is currently ninth. If

0:36:570:37:02

Mikaela Shiffrin can get ahead of

her, she has a serious opportunity

0:37:020:37:06

to go for gold in the second half of

today's Alpine combined. So far,

0:37:060:37:12

reasonable downhill racing from

Mikaela Shiffrin. How does her time

0:37:120:37:16

compared to that of Lindsey Vonn?

She is sixth. The way things stand,

0:37:160:37:21

with Mikaela Shiffrin's slalom

ability, she is favourite for the

0:37:210:37:25

gold.

So the real Lindsey Vonn had

turned up for the combined, in

0:37:250:37:29

serious form and in the lead by 0.70

four. Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway

0:37:290:37:34

was in second, Michelle Gisin in

third and Mikaela Shiffrin poised to

0:37:340:37:38

strike in sixth and the shrewd race

favourite Wendy Holdener ready to

0:37:380:37:42

pounce on a medal places.

Ten

position in this morning's downhill,

0:37:420:37:46

starting the second run with a lead

of 0.5 seconds over Petra Vlhova and

0:37:460:37:51

now she is nearly done more than 1.5

seconds in front, and Wendy Holdener

0:37:510:37:56

is getting after this one. She is

going to raise the bar and throw

0:37:560:38:00

down the challenge for the rest of

them. 0.65 in front. Mikaela

0:38:000:38:08

Shiffrin, the Olympic giant slalom

champion, on the hunt for her second

0:38:080:38:11

gold medal today, finished outside

the medals in the slalom. She has

0:38:110:38:16

been up on this hill, training on

this track, putting in the miles.

0:38:160:38:20

She begins with an advantage 0.76

and that is more less maintained.

0:38:200:38:26

0.71 over Wendy Holdener. Mikaela

Shiffrin going up through the gears,

0:38:260:38:31

0.66, she has lost a further five

hundredths, can't afford any

0:38:310:38:36

mistakes now, McKerracher ring

because Wendy Holdener was mighty

0:38:360:38:41

quick on the bottom of the course

and Mikaela Shiffrin in the red zone

0:38:410:38:44

for the first time, Wendy Holdener

with a combined time of 2:22.30

0:38:440:38:48

four. Mikaela Shiffrin is faster by

0.40 seven. A lightning finish from

0:38:480:38:55

Mikaela Shiffrin. She leads the way.

Michelle Gisin's Lee Bevan Mikaela

0:38:550:39:01

Shiffrin is 1.21. She is on her way,

Michelle Gisin, silver medallist in

0:39:010:39:09

the Alpine combined at the World

Championships. -- lead over Mikaela

0:39:090:39:12

Shiffrin. She finished behind Wendy

Holdener. It was a Swiss one-two on

0:39:120:39:18

that day. She's holding it together

nicely, Michelle Gisin, she's a good

0:39:180:39:23

all-rounder, and occasional slalom

skier. She's had a top ten in slalom

0:39:230:39:26

in the World Cup this season in

Vermont, right at the start of the

0:39:260:39:31

campaign. She's doing enough,

surely, to deny Mikaela Shiffrin

0:39:310:39:35

with almost a full second still in

hand as the light snow begins to

0:39:350:39:41

fall. Michelle Gisin is in gold for

Switzerland! That may be enough to

0:39:410:39:48

give her the Olympic title.

Yes!

Ragnhild Mowinckel has had an

0:39:480:39:56

outstanding Olympic Winter Games,

silver medallist in the giant

0:39:560:39:59

slalom, silver medallist in

yesterday's downhill. Right now I

0:39:590:40:02

think she is out of gold medal

contention. That is beyond her. I

0:40:020:40:07

think she's probably too slow to

deny Mikaela Shiffrin silver medal

0:40:070:40:12

position. Her target remains Wendy

Holdener in bronze medal place right

0:40:120:40:15

now. Is it fast enough?

0:40:150:40:22

now. Is it fast enough? 2:20.9 is

Michelle Gisin's leading time and

0:40:220:40:25

Ragnhild Mowinckel is in fourth, no

change in amongst the medals. And

0:40:250:40:29

with just one to come, it's now

means that Mikaela Shiffrin and

0:40:290:40:34

Michelle Gisin are guaranteed

medals. Lindsey Vonn prepares to ski

0:40:340:40:41

at the Pyeongchang Olympics for the

last time. Her advantage of the

0:40:410:40:45

Michelle Gisin is 0.77 after the

downhill. A rare outing on the short

0:40:450:40:51

slalom skis for Lindsey Vonn Budgie

has so much experience, if she can

0:40:510:40:55

find their way successfully through

the steep part of the course, she

0:40:550:40:58

could be in contention but she

grinds to a halt! That means

0:40:580:41:01

Michelle Gisin is the Olympic

combined champion, four years after

0:41:010:41:07

her older sister Dominique won

downhill gold, Michelle Gisin will

0:41:070:41:12

be going home with an Olympic gold

medal.

0:41:120:41:16

be going home with an Olympic gold

medal.

0:41:160:41:17

She

0:41:170:41:17

she was really inspired by her

sister four years ago and it gave

0:41:170:41:22

her the opportunity to dream and it

was a great performance but can we

0:41:220:41:26

talk about Lindsey Vonn first? Her

downhill, she was

0:41:260:41:29

talk about Lindsey Vonn first? Her

downhill, she was so strong and

0:41:290:41:30

committed, if she had skied like

this yesterday in the downhill,

0:41:300:41:33

would she have won a gold medal?

She

certainly would have been there or

0:41:330:41:37

thereabouts, she was much happier

today, she was loose, she was lower,

0:41:370:41:41

she was much more aggressive at the

same time and that is the downhill

0:41:410:41:44

skiing we are used to seeing from

her, she was proving a point.

But

0:41:440:41:48

she finds it difficult to transfer

to slalom.

She is not taken her

0:41:480:41:53

slalom skis out of the bag for a

long time, it is not one of their

0:41:530:41:57

disciplines and now each discipline

is so competitive, you have to spend

0:41:570:42:00

all the time focusing on one because

you cannot be competitive across the

0:42:000:42:03

board any more.

Is it easier for a

downhill skier to switch to

0:42:030:42:06

incorporate slalom or the other way

around?

Slalom to downhill because

0:42:060:42:12

the quick movements you have do have

is a slalom skier, you can learn to

0:42:120:42:15

slow those down to downhill, if you

are a downhill skier, there's

0:42:150:42:19

nowhere you can move that quickly,

it is not in your DNA.

Let's look at

0:42:190:42:24

the gold medallist, Michelle Gisin

mastered both at you -- as you have

0:42:240:42:27

do and she won by a long way.

She

was solid in the downhill, only 0.77

0:42:270:42:34

off Lindsey Vonn after the downhill

leg and then skied a really solid

0:42:340:42:39

slalom run, it's not her favourite

discipline, her best was 16th last

0:42:390:42:43

time out but she skied really well

and took risks and ended up getting

0:42:430:42:47

the reward.

She looks tiny, a lot

more compact.

She's just a great

0:42:470:42:53

skier.

Her reactions are really

quick.

Stunning competition to watch

0:42:530:42:57

and a good silver for Mikaela

Shiffrin.

0:42:570:43:00

Men's skiing halfpipe now

and leading the pack is somewhat

0:43:010:43:02

of a freestyle skiing anomaly.

0:43:020:43:04

In a world of baggy trousers

and free spirits, David Wise has

0:43:040:43:06

been dubbed the "Undude".

0:43:060:43:07

The father of two won gold in Sochi

four years ago and looks in form

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to defend his title after securing

a fourth X Games title

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just a few weeks ago.

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We join two guys who are definitely

dudes, Tim Warwood and Woodsy.

0:43:150:43:22

How do you do it again?

All right,

crew, we are about to drop in for

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the finals of the men's free Steve

Harper, qualification was amazing

0:43:270:43:31

but believe me when I say the level

was about here, everyone did what

0:43:310:43:34

they needed to do to make it to the

big show. Finals today, it is about

0:43:340:43:38

to blow the socks off this baby!

He's not wrong. This is going to be

0:43:380:43:44

majestic. Strap yourselves in. Here

we go.

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# Lights, cameras, it's all there. #

With four Americans in the final,

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they were heavy favourites to take

the gold but which rider would it be

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to land their run clean? Well, it

wasn't defending champion David Wise

0:43:580:44:05

or Torin Yater-Wallace, Aaron

Blunck's run was super technical but

0:44:050:44:07

he was penalised for missing a grab.

Alex Barrera stepped it up with a

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huge first run, and his celebrations

at everything. -- Alex Ferreiro.

0:44:110:44:20

Helicopters on the pole.

Noah Bowman

was so smooth, a run littered with

0:44:200:44:24

Switch doubles in every direction,

giving him second place after the

0:44:240:44:26

first run. James Wells' first effort

was all about style, taking third

0:44:260:44:33

place with 87.4.

Down a pipe 1260,

my goodness!

Going into the second

0:44:330:44:41

run, 16-year-old Nico Porteous was

already fizzing after scoring 82 on

0:44:410:44:44

his first run. Oh, my days, Nico

Porteous! What has he got? Double,

0:44:440:44:53

flat spin nine!

It is huge! A

16-year-old!

The teenager raised the

0:44:530:45:00

bar to the stratosphere and many of

his more experienced competitors

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failed to match it.

At the moment,

that kid right there will be beside

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himself.

Alex Ferreiro, back in the

hot seat.

Massive, a bit flat but

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keeps his speed. Hit, woodsy.

I

can't do it.

Even better than his

0:45:170:45:23

first run!

Oh, my God!

I think you

will actually explode if he wins the

0:45:230:45:33

gold medal.

Into the third and final

run, the podium spot had an

0:45:330:45:37

unfamiliar look. Nico Porteous

cashed out and settled for his score

0:45:370:45:40

after run two. Noah Bowman's score

meant he was relying on no one else

0:45:400:45:45

improving Ter Stegen in the medals.

Dropping in.

Or the Breschel David

0:45:450:45:52

Wise, the reigning Olympic champion,

more than you could possibly

0:45:520:45:56

imagine.

He's put it down.

Private,

left, down the pipe ten, Wright said

0:45:560:46:02

12 to finish this run off, four more

doubles, boom!

That's it! The

0:46:020:46:07

defending Olympic champion pulls the

proverbial rabbit out of the hat!

0:46:070:46:13

We are having some technical

difficulties... A huge hit!

0:46:180:46:24

Unfortunately Kevin Rolland and

Torin Yater-Wallace tech heavy slams

0:46:240:46:26

in their efforts to

0:46:260:46:32

in their efforts to step up.

Beau-James Wells run was a thing of

0:46:320:46:34

beauty, with a huge step up, the run

of his life but only good enough for

0:46:340:46:40

fourth place today.

If ever there

was a time to rip the lid off it,

0:46:400:46:47

this was it!

Alex Ferreira had

amplitude that was off the charts...

0:46:470:46:51

Alex Ferreira has knocked it out the

park, he has slapped it into a space

0:46:510:46:56

rocket and sent it into outer space!

But it wasn't quite enough to beat

0:46:560:47:01

out David Wise's ground-breaking

offering to this super final. Aaron

0:47:010:47:09

Blunck was the final skier to drop.

All eyes on him, could he make it an

0:47:090:47:14

American lock-out on the podium?

The

900, completely blind and into the

0:47:140:47:21

switch... Double ten. Bringing it

forward. Flat spin nine...

My

0:47:210:47:26

goodness! What? Oh, my goodness!

He

doesn't do it! Well, well, well.

0:47:260:47:36

That is amen's ski half pipe final

to remember. Alex Ferreira takes

0:47:360:47:43

second. A huge shout out to Nico

Porteous. But David Wise, the

0:47:430:47:47

Olympic champion, has poured the cat

out of the bag -- pulled the cat out

0:47:470:47:53

the bag.

My plan was to do a run

that would be really hard to beat.

0:47:530:47:57

If I did it well and landed it well.

I thought it was out of reach but I

0:47:570:48:02

did not know what they would do.

Alex laid down a heater. It is an

0:48:020:48:08

honour to ski with him. It is such a

rush.

STUDIO: They were doing it on

0:48:080:48:13

the podium! I'm going to get it! A

massive road in the studio here

0:48:130:48:19

about clothing.

I don't understand

why they wear such huge and baggy

0:48:190:48:23

clothes. If they were tighter, they

are more restricted and cannot move,

0:48:230:48:28

but why don't they wear ski tight --

skintight Lycra?

It would suit you,

0:48:280:48:37

to be fair... It wouldn't be

freestyle sport.

It is the style.

I

0:48:370:48:43

understand, but you were moaning

about the wind and it is catching...

0:48:430:48:47

He crashed on both of his first two

runs. It was a binding issue, he

0:48:470:48:53

stepped out of his skis both times.

He had to lay this down, as they

0:48:530:48:57

say, in the third run.

So, David

Wise, he had way more pressure added

0:48:570:49:03

to himself by leaving it to the last

run. Because they do three runs now

0:49:030:49:08

at the Olympics, it allows us to see

greater shows. David Wise,

0:49:080:49:13

obviously, he put down a bang of a

run, claiming it and his skis stayed

0:49:130:49:20

on his feet.

His coat isn't as

bag...

Amy, you are right! -- isn't

0:49:200:49:28

as baggy.

You talk about the guys,

some of them are using the poles,

0:49:280:49:36

others are not using the poles.

There is ongoing discussion, there

0:49:360:49:40

have been some in the past which do

not use the poles. From an aerial

0:49:400:49:44

point of view it would probably be

easier without them.

I think it

0:49:440:49:49

looks better without them.

I think

it looks funny without them...

0:49:490:49:54

Skiers themselves do like them.

Is

it like a comfort blanket?

If you

0:49:540:49:59

lost your pace, you could use them!

David Wise is my new hero. When he

0:49:590:50:05

got onto the podium, he made sure

that his kids were allowed to come

0:50:050:50:10

up as well. He has a three-year-old

and a six-year-old. He is best

0:50:100:50:15

friends with Alex Ferreira.

He is a

family man. He has a wonderful

0:50:150:50:21

family. He doesn't like to compete

when his family are not there. He

0:50:210:50:25

wants them there all the time. All

of the X Games events, you see

0:50:250:50:30

them supporting him.

We love him, he

is our favourite!

0:50:300:50:34

The most popular winter sport

in North America, by far,

0:50:340:50:36

is ice hockey and it's 38 years

to the day since The Miracle On Ice

0:50:360:50:40

when an amateur American team beat

the might of the Soviet

0:50:400:50:43

professionals in Lake Placid.

0:50:430:50:44

In the women's game, it's

0:50:440:50:45

been 20 years since the Americans

won their first and only final

0:50:450:50:48

in Nagano.

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They beat Canada to win gold.

0:50:490:50:50

Two decades later, it's

the same two teams.

0:50:500:50:52

Four-time defending world champions

USA take on the four-time defending

0:50:520:50:55

Olympic champions, Canada.

0:50:550:50:56

What a match it was.

0:50:560:50:57

Here's Seth Bennett.

0:50:570:51:05

Canada haven't lost an Olympic ice

hockey match since 1998. That was

0:51:110:51:15

the last time the Americans won the

gold medal and inspired by the

0:51:150:51:20

disappointment of the Sochi Silver,

they were determined to go single

0:51:200:51:23

much better this time around. Hilary

Knight set them on their way with

0:51:230:51:27

her first goal of the tournament...

But that only prompted Canada to

0:51:270:51:32

respond...

Canada are back in this

as they level things!

0:51:320:51:44

as they level things! 2-1!

Marie-Philip Poulin?!

Time was

0:51:440:51:46

running out, Canada were on for a

fifth straight goal...

0:51:460:51:55

fifth straight goal...

Jocelyne

Lamoureux-Davidson! 2-2!

It came

0:51:550:51:58

down to a shoot out. The first ever

in a women's Olympic final, one that

0:51:580:52:03

will live long in the memory.

The

shooter for Canada, looking to set

0:52:030:52:11

the tone early and get a goal, but

the USA on the back burner...

0:52:110:52:23

Spooner, and here is Marvin.

Stepping in and she scores! The US

0:52:230:52:27

take the lead! Augustus steps in,

rifles at home!

0:52:270:52:40

rifles at home! Marie-Philip Poulin?

with the move... Good save from

0:52:420:52:44

Rooney! A kick save! We are still

level. Ooh, my word! That was

0:52:440:52:57

incredible!

Are you kidding me right

now? You've got to be! Look at this.

0:52:570:53:07

An amazing goal from Daoust!

The US

trailing 2-1.

0:53:070:53:19

trailing 2-1. Amanda Kessel for

America levels things up! Can she

0:53:190:53:24

put pressure on America? Saved!

Hilary Knight, the face of women's

0:53:240:53:29

hockey in the USA. This is a gold

medal shot for the USA... Saved! And

0:53:290:53:36

we go to sudden death in the shoot

out. Slowly, slowly... Jocelyne

0:53:360:53:45

Lamoureux-Davidson... A great goal!

Shake and baked!

It is going to be

0:53:450:53:54

Megan Augusta.

She has already

scored once. She needs to score to

0:53:540:53:58

keep Canada in with a chance. Saved!

USA win gold for the first time

0:53:580:54:06

since 1998! Canada's run of 24

straight wins in Olympic hockey

0:54:060:54:11

matches is over! They are

devastated!

0:54:110:54:17

devastated! The Americans are

crowned the Olympic champions for

0:54:170:54:20

the second time. STUDIO: The best

celebrations and the messiest so

0:54:200:54:26

far! Seven gold medals. Here is

Paddy with the other three, and

0:54:260:54:30

more, besides... This is the Winter

0:54:300:54:36

Olympics, and no problems for the by

athletes in Belarus, they wonder

0:54:360:54:41

women's four by six K relay, thanks

to some stunning

0:54:410:54:46

skiing from Darya Domracheva. She

took time off to have a baby. What

0:54:460:54:50

has happened to Canadian curling?

Women were knocked out in the Round

0:54:500:54:53

Robin but the men have lost to the

USA in the semifinals. Canada's men

0:54:530:54:58

have won the gold in the last three

Olympics. America have to go some to

0:54:580:55:03

beat Sweden. They beat Switzerland,

Britain's conquerors, 9-3.

0:55:030:55:12

Meanwhile, Russian curler Alexander

Krushelnitsky has been stripped of

0:55:120:55:14

the medal that he won in the mixed

doubles. The court of up and say

0:55:140:55:18

that he has accepted an anti-doping

violation. It will be taken from him

0:55:180:55:24

and his wife and given to Norway. In

the Nordic combined, there is a

0:55:240:55:30

Germanic feel. Combining skiing with

cross country. The Germans have now

0:55:300:55:35

won all three titles in the sport at

this Olympics. And Hungarian history

0:55:350:55:40

in the men's 5000 metre short track

relay, Shaolin Sandor Liu got their

0:55:400:55:47

first-ever Winter Olympic gold. He

was congratulated at the end by his

0:55:470:55:50

girlfriend Elise Christie. STUDIO:

Said she had something to celebrate!

0:55:500:55:54

First ever gold medal for Hungary.

Let me mention New Zealand as well,

0:55:540:55:59

trebling their Winter Olympic Hall.

Germany, single short of an all-time

0:55:590:56:06

record. The USA push themselves up

into fourth.

0:56:060:56:12

Let's go off piste..

0:56:120:56:16

As we have seen, everybody is trying

out the curling, even if they are

0:56:160:56:19

very young! Two-month-old Joshua

here. And this is a great homage!

0:56:190:56:30

Some training for a new event...

What do we call this? Head Bob! And

0:56:300:56:37

cousins Henry and Rebecca are

practising their run-up for the

0:56:370:56:40

bobsleigh. Some videos as well.

Billy Morgan here, what is he up to?

0:56:400:56:48

This is his way of relaxing. He

obviously has a big air final coming

0:56:480:56:52

up. This is what he gets up to.

Playing it safe!

This is team USA,

0:56:520:56:59

combining skeleton and curling!

0:56:590:57:06

combining skeleton and curling! This

is the three-man bob from the Coxan.

0:57:080:57:16

-- the Coxan family. An Olympic

record! If you are bored at the

0:57:160:57:19

airport, this is the new thing to do

to kill time. Suitcase curling! You

0:57:190:57:25

will see it all over the place. Now,

it is time for the Brownies...

Human

0:57:250:57:34

curling!

And this is one for Tokyo

2020. The beach bobsleigh! Get in!

0:57:340:57:40

Driver, you need to get in! No

committee doesn't want to!

0:57:400:57:50

And first up, the ice hockey, the

USA versus Canada. Boom! I mean,

0:57:500:57:57

that is a take-out for Brianna

Decker. That is a heavy hit. Out

0:57:570:58:04

cold! Next, the skiing, Henrik

Kristoffersen, he is so good, he

0:58:040:58:09

can-do slalom without his skis!

Next, your moment of glory, your

0:58:090:58:15

country is watching. Wave the flag

over the finish line. For Belarus.

0:58:150:58:24

Oh, no!

The photo is ruined!

Finally, if kissing was an Olympic

0:58:260:58:32

sport, these two would be gold

medallists.

If the wind changes

0:58:320:58:36

direction, you are stuck that way!

Hull let her breathe!

0:58:360:58:43

Turn over to BBC Four now

for extended highlights of the Mens

0:58:430:58:46

halfpipe and that incredible womens

ice hockey final.

0:58:460:58:50

In just over five hours

the Olympic Athletes from Russia

0:58:500:58:53

will see if they can win their first

gold medal of these games

0:58:530:58:56

as the incredible teenagers

Alina Zagitova and Evgenia Medvedeva

0:58:560:58:58

go in the womens

singles free programme.

0:58:580:59:00

It's 16 years ago since that late

night in Salt Lake City

0:59:000:59:08

when Rhona delivered

the golden stone to win GB's

0:59:080:59:10

first Winter Olympic

0:59:100:59:11

gold since Torvill and Dean in 1984.

0:59:110:59:13

Now in 2018, can Eve Muirhead,

Anna Sloan, Vicki Adams,

0:59:130:59:15

Lauran Gray, supported by alternate

Kelly Schaeffer give

0:59:150:59:17

themselves a shot at glory?

0:59:170:59:20

They have to beat Sweden tomorrow

to get into the gold medal match

0:59:200:59:23

and it's at a much more reasonable

hour - 11am.

0:59:230:59:26

That's what I will be watching. See

you tomorrow!

0:59:260:59:32

Clare Balding presents highlights of the day's action at the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang. Great Britain's Elise Christie began the Games as the favourite for the short track speedskating 1,000m title - an event in which she is the reigning world champion. Fellow Brit Dave Ryding is also a potential medallist in the men's slalom, although Austrian star Marcel Hirscher is the leading contender. Day 13 also sees the gold medal match in the women's ice hockey, and the semi-finals of the men's curling.