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BBC Two Day 13: Women's Combined Slalom and USA v Canada Ice Hockey

06:00-09:15: Live coverage of the day's action, including the men's team large hill Nordic combined, and there are highlights of the gold medal game in the women's ice hockey.


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Good morning from Pyeongchang. They

say 13 is unlucky for some, but

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plenty here hopes that it will be

lucky for them. Ten medals up for

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grabss today, the most than any

other day, and one is the Alpine

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combined. We have had the downhill

section of the women's event, it's

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followed by the slalom event,

Lindsey Vonn is the downhill

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specialist, she's out in front, not

known for her slalom so we'll have

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to see if her her lead is enough to

claim a surprise gold or if someone

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can come from behind to claim the

title. Let's join our commentators.

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Good afternoon, welcome back. The

first skier on the course was the

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Bosnian who failed to complete but

it's now down to Barbara Kantorova.

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She's got to make the last few towns

and she will move into gold medal

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position in the Alpine combined

which she does, so that's our

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leader. They've had a downhill run

this will led by Lindsey Vonn,

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Ragnhild Mowinckel, who was in

silver medal position in the

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downhill proper yesterday, then

Michelle Gisin, then Ramona

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Siebenhofer, Marusa Ferk and Mikaela

Shiffrin is sixth. With her slalom

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is Gilles, she is favourite. -- her

slalom skills. We only have 22 out

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of the 30 competing, they are going

in reverse order. Only 22 finished

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after the downhill. The next is

Katerina Paulathova from the Czech

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Republic. She's in front by .63,

that the time from the downhill

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added to the slalom score so far.

Giving her an advantage. Better

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slalom skiers include petulant over,

while the -- Petra Vlhova, Wendy

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Holdener, and Michelle Gisin.

Lindsey Vonn has won a World Cup

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slalom in her career and pride to

the Olympics, there was a World Cup

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event where she finished fourth, so

she's not outside of Gold medal

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opportunity. But she will need a

solid second run. Next up, Maryna

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Gasienica-Daniel from Poland. 19th

position in the downhill and she

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brings with her and advantage but

she has doubled. She is one of the

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better slalom skiers. Absolutely

charging through this second run.

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Not the most demanding style, not as

technically demanding as the

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individual classic slalom track

where the men raised this morning at

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Yongpyong, and where the women race

to the slalom double. Frieda Hanns.

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Polish skier in first, by nearly two

seconds. We start to see some of the

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slalom specialists on display. The

skis they use for the downhill this

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morning, two metres ten. The skis

they now use for the slalom are one

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metre 57. A huge difference.

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metre 57. A huge difference. So,

Maryna Gasienica-Daniel leads. Next

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up, Alex Mario Mola -- Alice

Merryweather, the first of three

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Americans in this Alpine combined.

She's a good all-rounder with good

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slalom skills, honed as a junior.

She is racking up Goodspeed here. I

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rather old school slalom technique,

not a regular on the World Cup

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slalom tour. But she's got the

skills required and the towns of the

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Green Knight. Her lead is reducing,

-- she retains the green light. She

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has got it. One of three Americans

involved this afternoon here. Alice

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Merryweather into gold medal

position. Maryna Gasienica-Daniel

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into silver, Katerina Paulathova

bronze. 17 still to ski.

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Big smile on the face of Alice

Merryweather. Now one of the regular

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combined athletes, the news fire

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combined athletes, the news fire --

Denise Feierabend. She knows her way

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through slalom track. She has added

to the advantage significantly. Not

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the most tricky slalom set that the

Slovenian coach has laid out here.

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Designed to allow the downhill

skiers, the specialist in the speed

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event to have an opportunity.

Feierabend is thriving on this

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track, two seconds in front. She has

smashed it. Nearly three seconds

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quicker.

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quicker. So Denise Feierabend moving

up the ranking, 17th after downhill.

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2.96 seconds in front now. Looking

down the list, Denise Feierabend

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will quite possibly finish in the

top six in today's competition. Good

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slalom skis on display here, good

skills.

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skills. Nevena Ignjatovic from

Serbia next to go. Her lead over

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Feierabend after the downhill is

slight, just 16 hundredths of a

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second. So Feierabend in gold for

Switzerland, Merriweather in silver

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for the USA.

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for the USA. Ignjatovic has lost

touch with the leaders. Not enough

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terrain left on the track to claw

her way back into contention. She

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could end up being a second and a

half off the pace. No change in the

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leaders editions, she has gone into

second. Denise Feierabend staying in

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top spot. Alice Merryweather now

into third.

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into third. Ana Bucik will be next

ago and she's got a serious chance

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of pushing for medal today but she

needs something super quick. The

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second run has been set by her

coach, there are two Slovenians

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still involved, Bucik who is next

and Marusa Ferk, fifth after the

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downhill. Pinch-macro finished fifth

after the world champ Richard Larman

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-- Ana Bucik finished fifth after

the World Championship slalom last

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year.

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What has changed is an improvement

in visibility today. The sun has

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come out, it was a little overcast,

the floodlights are on, aiding the

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athletes with their vision on this

track. Now Bucik surprisingly

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trails. Pretty soft on this part of

the mountain, the course is eroding

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quickly. A bit of a rut forming.

Bucik into silver medal position.

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The Slovenian fans deliberately

dressed in mountain costumes. They

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still have Marusa Ferk to come at

the moment. At the moment they have

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Ana Bucik in silver spot. Denise

Feierabend still leads the way and

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moves steadily up the standing.

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Lindsey Vonn is at the top of the

course, doesn't often race slalom,

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watching the race unfold on the

monitor.

Next to ski will be Marta

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Bassino. She has good recent form in

Alpine combined events. Finished

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fifth in the Olympic giant slalom,

her best discipline. But no slouch

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in slalom as you can see. Fiery

start for Marta Bassino, just 21

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years old. Potentially the best of

the Italian GS skiers in the next

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season or two or three. Her lead has

been reduced now. She needs to let

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them run as she powers towards the

finish line. The time to beat

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belongs to Denise Feierabend. She's

missed it. Marta Bassino into silver

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medal spot for the moment. Another

one has come and gone. Denise

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Feierabend has now watched three try

and three fail to remove her from

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gold-medal position. The next skier

will probably have no -- more luck

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if she stays on her feet, one of the

best slalom skiers in the world,

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Petra Vlhova. She's had a

disappointing games in the

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individual disciplines where she was

expected to thrive but only managed

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to finish 13th in her specialist

discipline of the slalom. 13th in

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giant slalom as well. She is a World

Cup winner this season. Twice she

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has a World Cup slalom wins, and she

also skied into third position in

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the Stockholm parallel slalom. She's

the second ranked slalom skier of

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the season behind Mikaela Shiffrin

and that's a proud as she racks up

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and advantage here over Denise

Feierabend whose leadership of this

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Olympic Alpine combined is about to

end. Nearly a full second. She was

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expecting that, she

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expecting that, she nos Vlhova's

form in slalom. There was a big

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mistake and he put the brakes on,

apart from that it was pretty clean.

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So Vlhova leads,

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So Vlhova leads, Feierabend second,

Bassino said, but the fastest 12

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have not skied yet. Next Federica

Brignone, who does ski slalom but

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she is by no means the best. Already

Olympic

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she is by no means the best. Already

medallist in the Olympics games, won

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bronze in the giant slalom. Her

advantage has gone deep into the red

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now. Her mum was a great slalom

skier, a World Cup winner in slalom.

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She won a four slaloms at the end of

the 70s and into the 80s. She's come

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into second position. Silver medal

spot. Vlhova stays in the leader's

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box.

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box. Vlhova in gold, Brignone in

silver, Feierabend pushed down to

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bronze. Still to come, Wendy

Holdener, one of the best slalom

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skiers, Mikaela Shiffrin, the best

slalom skier. Michelle Gisin could

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be on the medal podium. Third

quickest after the downhill. She

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will be followed out of the start by

Ragnhild Mowinckel, twice a silver

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medallist, and Lindsey Vonn who won

bronze in the downhill yesterday and

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who has won slalom races in her

career but not for long time. Now,

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Laura Gauche. 11 after the first

run. That was the downhill this

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morning. Need some slalom form now.

Not bad, all of the races train

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slalom as juniors, whether they race

regularly as seniors, they have all

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got experience home in sports clubs.

That's recruit honed in sports

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clubs. Getting a bit clunky as she

moves from flat to sleep. The

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terrain was her own doing, she has

lost her chance to lead this

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competition. Gone into six out of

the medals.

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Otten still to come, and prepare for

fireworks because Wendy Holdener is

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one of the best, and she will be

next.

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The Swiss have had a great day so

far on the mend's

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far on the mend's slalom, getting a

medal. Wendy Holdener is next to go.

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She is in good shape after the

downhill leg. In tenth position.

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She's more at home on the short

slalom.

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slalom. Maybe a little too much

attack at the top. The current

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leader, Vlhova, and Wendy Holdener

have done battle many times. Started

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with a lead of half a second over

Vlhova. Now she's more than 1.5

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seconds in front!

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She leads, into gold medal position.

Will that bring her a medal?

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Will that bring her a medal? Silver

in the slalom, and she's in gold at

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the moment for the combined. The

next two, three, unlikely to trouble

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her lead.

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Paris St Miller Dolly next.

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-- Romane Miradoli. Not enough speed

and direction.

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Easy to spot the established slalom

racers from the occasional ones.

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Romane Miradoli is very occasional.

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Vlhova in silver, Wendy Holdener in

gold. Valerie Grenier is next.

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She is unlikely to trouble Wendy

Holdener's lead. But let us see.

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Mikaela Shiffrin has arrived at the

top. She has her headphones and, as

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usual. Valerie Grenier is eighth

after the downhill this morning.

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after the downhill this morning. She

will be wishing she gave a similar

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performance on downhill race day

yesterday. It has been a busy

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schedule for the women overhear.

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She will not be troubling the

current, gold, silver and bronze

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medals. She is! She has gone into

bronze.

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bronze. She has moved Federica

Brgnone from bronze.

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-- Federica Brignone down to fourth

position.

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position. Still to come, Ricarda

Haaser, Mikaela

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Haaser, Mikaela Shiffrin...

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The top three now, Valerie Grenier,

the Canadian. A good downhill

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performance this morning, eighth

quickest. Petra Vlhova. Not so

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strong in downhill, but with a

mighty slalom run, she's holding

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onto silver at the moment. Wendy

Holdener, tenth quickest this

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morning, is in gold medal position

at the moment.

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Two minutes 22.34 seconds, that is

the combined times added to the

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downhill.

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Ricarda Haaser, then Mikaela

Shiffrin.

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Shiffrin. Mikaela Shiffrin was sixth

quickest in the downhill.

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Ricarda Haaser is next. She has just

had the 30 seconds call. She's years

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old. She finished ninth in the

championship combined last February.

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-- she is 24 years old. Seventh

after the downhill this morning.

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I don't think our leaders enough to

get past Wendy Holdener. Can she

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push for a provisional medal place?

That has gone, she is half a second

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down, she does not have the slalom

skills of Wendy Holdener.

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1.10 between gold and bronze medal

positions.

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She's into ninth position. 2.5

seconds almost off the pace of Wendy

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Holdener. Now it will get serious,

and Wendy Holdener knows she has a

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serious threat to her lead in this,

Mikaela Shiffrin, who is not only

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are more successful slalom skier,

she also has a quicker time after

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the downhill than Wendy Holdener, so

she starts with an advantage.

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She finished outside the medals in

the slalom. She has been on this

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course, training. Her lead is more

or less maintained.

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She cannot afford any more mistakes

because Wendy Holdener was quick at

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the bottom.

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She is faster by 0.47 seconds!

Lightning finish from Mikaela

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Shiffrin. She leads the way. Five

competitors to come. Will that be

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good enough?

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Wendy Holdener has gone into silver.

And Vlhova into bronze, top slalom

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skiers in the world leading the

competition with one hand on the

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medals.

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medals. Next we have Ramona

Siebenhofer.

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Siebenhofer. Heartbreak for a Wendy

Holdener as she is moved from gold

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medal position.

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Michelle Gisin, whose next.

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Was that straddle? We may need to

check. Sometimes these things happen

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so quickly. She has decided she will

take chances, and we will get a look

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the replay. Either way she will be

out of the medal positions, I think.

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Marusa Ferk. The Slovenian team is

yet to get a medal.

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yet to get a medal. Yes, it was a

struggle, she has disqualified. --

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straddle. The skis go either side of

the control gate, which is instant

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disqualification. She should really

have stopped, but she was maybe

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hoping that they had gone the right

side. Maria Shifrin in gold position

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at the moment, then Wendy Holdener

Ben Petrov bid -- then Petra Vlhova.

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Ramona Siebenhofer had a two second

lead over Maria Shifrin, but that

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will have already just about gone.

Slalom is not a happy place for her.

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-- lead over Mikaela Shiffrin. She

is deeper into the red zone. Can she

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finish quickly enough to get a

medal? Not fast enough, she's 50.

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Vlhova still and bronze position.

Wendy Holdener in silver, and

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Mikaela Shiffrin leads the way. Just

three competitors to come. Michelle

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Gisin, Ragnhild Mowinckel and then

Lindsey Vonn. And Lindsey Vonn

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finish with the gold in the Alpine

combined? -- can she finish?

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MUSIC

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Vlhova and Wendy Holdener and

Mikaela Shiffrin in discussions.

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Michelle Gisin is 1.2 seconds ahead

of Wendy

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of Wendy -- Mikaela Shiffrin. She

finished behind Wendy Holdener at

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the World Championships.

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She is a good all-rounder,

occasional slalom skier. She has had

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a top ten in slalom in Vermont at

the start of the campaign.

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the start of the campaign. Almost a

full second in-hand! She is in gold

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position! She leads the Alpine

combined! The Swiss fans are

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delirious. She has pushed Mikaela

Shiffrin to silver. Vlhova is out of

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the medals. That may be enough to

give Michelle Gisin the Olympic

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title, her sister was the Olympic

champion in downhill four years ago.

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She had to share the title with the

Slovenian. Right now, it is Michelle

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Gisin's turn to shine. A stunning

run.

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She leads the way with just two less

accomplished slalom skiers to come.

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Ragnhild Mowinckel will be next, and

then it will be the turn of the

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great Lindsey Vonn. Last to ski in

what could well be her last Olympic

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race. It's Gisin's gold right now,

Shiffrin

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Shiffrin in silver,

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Shiffrin in Holdener holding on for

bronze.

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bronze. Shiffrin in silver. We're

reaching the climax of the combined

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events here. Ragnhild Mowinckel has

had an outstanding Winter Olympic

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Games, two silver medals, silver

medallist in the giant slalom and

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yesterday's downhill. Behind Sofia

Goggia. Doesn't regularly race

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slalom. She scored top tens this

season in downhill, super-g and

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giant slalom, never to be seen in

slalom. But of course she's had the

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quicker downhill run than Michelle

Gisin. I think she's beyond gold

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medal, and to deny Shiffrin silver

medal. Her target remains Wendy

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Holdener in bronze medal place. Is

it fast enough?

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it fast enough? Its fourth, for

Ragnhild Mowinckel. No change in

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amongst the medals. And with just

one to come, it now means that

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Shiffrin and Gisin are guaranteed

medals. Shiffrin can finish no worse

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than bronze, Gisin no worse than

silver. The distribution of medals

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is now all down to Lindsey Vonn. She

will be the last skier here.

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will be the last skier here. Wendy

Holdener is in bronze medal place

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right now. Mowinckel, two silvers

but only fourth today. Last to ski,

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Lindsey Vonn. Did race a combined

just before the Winter Olympic Games

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where she placed fourth. She has won

a World Cup slalom, just one of her

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81 World Cup victories have come in

slalom competition but it was a long

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time ago. It's getting cold, the

snow is getting thicker, as Vonn

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prepares to ski at the Pyeongchang

Olympics for the last time. Her

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advantage after the downhill is .7

seven. Havret outing on the short

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slalom skis for Lindsey Vonn, but

she's got so much experience. If she

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can find her way through the steep

part of the course, she could be in

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contention but she grinds to a halt

which means that Michelle Gisin it

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is the Olympic champion, four years

after her older sister Dominique one

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downhill gold, Michelle will be

going home with an Olympic gold

0:34:260:34:30

medal. Shiffrin at the silver to the

call she won in giant slalom, and

0:34:300:34:36

Wendy Holdener will take the bronze

medal in the Alpine combined.

0:34:360:34:43

Holdener's second medal of the

games. The combined reaches a

0:34:430:34:48

conclusion with a disappointing

early finish for Lindsey Vonn who

0:34:480:34:54

shrugs her shoulders and says, I'm

not a regular slalom skier. I don't

0:34:540:34:59

think anyone seriously expected her

to deny Michelle Gisin the gold,

0:34:590:35:03

maybe an outside chance of getting

another bronze the back up the

0:35:030:35:07

bronze she got in the downhill

yesterday. Vonn is there to

0:35:070:35:13

congratulate today's medallists. The

champion in the Alpine combined is

0:35:130:35:19

Switzerland's Michelle Gisin,

Switzerland's first Alpine gold of

0:35:190:35:21

the games.

STUDIO: Michelle Gisin with the gold

0:35:210:35:31

medal, her sister Dominique won gold

in the downhill in Sochi four years

0:35:310:35:34

ago so she brings a second Olympic

gold couple into the family. Mikaela

0:35:340:35:41

Shiffrin picked up her second medal

in Pyeongchang, a third winter

0:35:410:35:47

Olympic medal of her career. It's

one of ten gold medals that can be

0:35:470:35:53

won today. There are more gold

medals on offer today than any other

0:35:530:35:56

day at the Winter Olympics and there

is another one up for grabs in the

0:35:560:36:01

women's ice hockey. The USA and

Canada are fierce rivals in this

0:36:010:36:06

sport. They have contested four of

the previous five finals here in the

0:36:060:36:12

Winter Olympics. They are on ice

currently. Canada have bragging

0:36:120:36:16

rights in recent history, they have

won the last four gold medals on

0:36:160:36:27

history but that match has now gone

into overtime. We are going to join

0:36:270:36:32

it life. Let's join our

commentators, it is golden puck.

0:36:320:36:39

What a time it is, sudden death

overtime in women's hockey Olympics

0:36:420:36:47

vinyl, it doesn't get more exciting.

USA 11-0, Russian crew were leading

0:36:470:36:57

-- the USA were leading 1-0, then

Canada got two goals and

0:36:570:37:06

Canada got two goals and then they

got another one back. The four-time

0:37:070:37:13

defending champions against the

four-time Olympic champions, Canada

0:37:130:37:15

looking for a fifth in a row. The US

are in the dark blue jerseys. The

0:37:150:37:24

Maple Leafs proudly white shirts.

Could this be a chance? Blocked by

0:37:240:37:35

Brandt. A long shift to start this

game. Pushed back towards the blue

0:37:350:37:46

line, passed everybody. Until

Shannon Szabados collect. Now the

0:37:460:37:52

Canadians will try and come in.

0:37:520:37:58

Canadians will try and come in. It's

been an incredible game so far,

0:37:590:38:01

played in a great atmosphere. The

USA, deflected wide.

0:38:010:38:11

USA, deflected wide. Canada looking

to collect possession.

0:38:140:38:20

You can barely hear yourself think.

A wonderful atmosphere. Canada,

0:38:270:38:32

chance.

0:38:320:38:36

chance. The chanting is on both

sides.

It goes wide. And now it goes

0:38:380:38:46

back the other way.

0:38:460:38:52

back the other way. Two minutes 20

seconds of sudden deaths over time,

0:38:520:38:58

it is golden goal, literally, golden

goal territory.

The next goal wins.

0:38:580:39:04

Look at the chance from

0:39:040:39:11

Look at the chance from Brianne

Jenner, she looked like she had

0:39:140:39:20

Szabados beaten but she couldn't hit

the net.

So much space on the ice,

0:39:200:39:25

for them to work in.

0:39:250:39:34

for them to work in. Move it is the

message from the officials, and the

0:39:340:39:39

Americans do that. Can the Canadians

get there? It was Johnston. Rooney

0:39:390:39:45

makes a save. The USA circle. How

much of this is about heart and

0:39:450:39:54

desire? How much of this is the

experience of being there before?

0:39:540:40:01

Both teams have.

And how much is

bearing down on the chance you are

0:40:010:40:06

going to get?

Nearly home! Just

wide, Cameranesi! Outstanding hand I

0:40:060:40:18

coordination.

0:40:180:40:20

Cameranesi has offered real bite the

American line-up.

0:40:300:40:38

Canada too casual.

Meaghan Mikkelson

has been struggling, she is just

0:40:390:40:51

moving a little too slowly, the

Canadian veteran.

0:40:510:40:55

Feels like the US are just in

control right now. They're the ones

0:40:590:41:06

that are having the opportunities.

They have the jump in their step.

0:41:060:41:14

Poulin has scored, in her career,

five Olympic medals. Szabados hangs

0:41:170:41:24

on! The shot into the soul that from

Lamoureux. -- shoulder from

0:41:240:41:37

Lamoureux.

We talk about managing

the puck, Canada very low chill on

0:41:370:41:42

here as they are caught off ice. --

very nonchalant, from Canada.

0:41:420:41:52

Cameranesi deflects it, almost

similar to the first goal from

0:41:520:41:55

Canada. The Canadians have to be

careful, they are putting their

0:41:550:41:58

defence after

0:41:580:42:00

careful, they are putting their

defence up a little bit. The US are

0:42:000:42:04

heavily outshooting the Canadians

right now.

It is the quality shots

0:42:040:42:09

that will count.

0:42:090:42:16

Four on four is all about puck

possession. He wants to keep your

0:42:330:42:38

puck on your stick, -- you want to

keep your puck on your stick, you

0:42:380:42:44

want to not go to the other end.

Skating is important but control of

0:42:440:42:51

the puck is so important.

0:42:510:42:59

Natalie Spooner, her family held

from just outside Manchester. Very

0:43:000:43:03

proud of that fact. I'm sure they're

very proud of her right now.

0:43:030:43:14

Interesting, Hilary Knight and

Amanda Cassell out that together, --

0:43:150:43:24

and Amanda Kessel other together. If

we get to the end of 14 minutes, we

0:43:240:43:31

will go to a penalty shoot out but

that might be too much for the

0:43:310:43:38

coaching teams to take.

The United

States have had their share of puck

0:43:380:43:46

possession, they have had

opportunity for point-blank shots,

0:43:460:43:48

but as you see in overtime, it comes

down to that one opportunity. And

0:43:480:43:53

here is an enormous face-off.

0:43:530:44:00

here is an enormous face-off.

Daoust

has not taken too many face-offs.

0:44:010:44:04

Going into the game, she was in 84%

in limited duty on her face-offs.

0:44:040:44:10

The person to take it then! She's

going to get tossed out of the

0:44:100:44:16

circle. One by the Americans, -- it

was won by the Americans,

0:44:160:44:26

unsurprisingly. But thankfully for

the Canadians it goes out of the

0:44:260:44:31

zone and the US look to bring it

forward. Poulin came out onto the

0:44:310:44:36

ice, a coaching change to track and

get the face-off win. That's how

0:44:360:44:42

important it was.

0:44:420:44:47

God is to be careful here because if

Bellamy turned it up quite -- they

0:44:530:44:56

have got to be careful because if

Bellamy turned it up quick, there is

0:44:560:45:00

space at the back.

0:45:000:45:07

She does just enough to slow down

the Americans.

0:45:170:45:23

the Americans. Seven minutes gone of

overtime.

I like this team, they are

0:45:260:45:34

not giving

0:45:340:45:40

not giving possession,...

Saved by

Maddie Rooney.

0:45:410:45:55

Options were eliminated by cutting

to the middle.

0:46:020:46:10

Good defensive play by the

Canadians. Given away on the blue

0:46:100:46:17

line, and the Americans came back.

0:46:170:46:24

She cannot watch, at least not

easily! It is so hard on the players

0:46:380:46:44

and coaches, but much harder on the

family and friends, who have been

0:46:440:46:48

watching their children and helped

them go through the process of

0:46:480:46:52

becoming these wonderful world-class

athletes. Now they are sitting

0:46:520:46:59

thousands of miles away from home

just hoping that their child will

0:46:590:47:05

come with a gold medal.

Like you

said, some cannot even watch. A

0:47:050:47:12

remarkable atmosphere.

0:47:120:47:22

It has been a great Olympic Games

for the Canadians. They have done so

0:47:250:47:32

well across many different sports,

but Canada wants this alongside the

0:47:320:47:38

hockey medal.

0:47:380:47:48

hockey medal. You could throw the

ice dancing one interact as well.

0:47:480:47:55

The captain, Meghan Duggan, full of

energy.

0:48:010:48:09

Really interesting that they are

playing

0:48:370:48:46

playing panic, one of the Lamoureux.

Canada decided that was the best

0:48:460:48:54

time to go.

0:48:540:49:01

time to go. There was no recognition

of the situation by Natalie Spooner.

0:49:010:49:10

The Canadians are putting on the

pressure.

0:49:200:49:31

pressure.

The women are exhausted.

They cannot afford to be out there

0:49:320:49:37

tired.

The deflected effort goes

into all.

0:49:370:49:50

Maddie Rooney was strong at the

short side.

0:49:550:50:03

short side. Hard looking play.

Bellamy carries ongoing.

0:50:070:50:20

Bellamy carries ongoing.

The whistle

was not a bad thing.

0:50:250:50:31

was not a bad thing. The stick went

flying, Emily Clark went for it,

0:50:350:50:40

missed out, but really nice play

from Bellamy.

0:50:400:50:49

You see the power of Hilary Knight

when she lets the shots go.

0:51:080:51:16

when she lets the shots go. You do

not want to give her a clear look at

0:51:180:51:20

the net. She recognises what is in

front, she knows where the goal is

0:51:200:51:27

at all times, and fires it on.

The

focus is in the

0:51:270:51:41

focus is in the eyes. Canada have to

get back.

They look absolutely

0:51:410:51:47

exhausted.

0:51:470:51:52

Canada has just been rotating three

sets of/ stop the nightcap to put

0:52:000:52:03

someone else in.

0:52:030:52:13

Fia

no penalty, and panic at the

side of the net.

0:52:270:52:38

That is where you need to see the

Canadians turn it back, if they

0:52:400:52:44

maintain possession they can get a

change in.

0:52:440:52:51

Canada do not really have the

dynamic defender who can leap into

0:53:060:53:10

the play. And it opened up, she

nearly got it. What a save from

0:53:100:53:21

Shannon Szabados.

Said at one end

can lead to a fence at the other.

0:53:210:53:31

Possession was handed to the

Americans, who rein it in.

0:53:310:53:42

Americans, who rein it in. Shannon

Szabados flex it away. Approaching

0:53:420:53:44

six minutes to go. There is no

splitting them. Gold medal on the

0:53:440:53:54

line.

0:53:540:53:58

Laura Fortino has played the most

out of anyone in this game. She's

0:54:050:54:10

exhausted.

0:54:100:54:14

exhausted.

It feels like there has

not been a whistle for an eternity.

0:54:190:54:29

The USA have done a wonderful job

defensively. They have not allowed

0:54:370:54:41

anything, really. Offside will be

given.

0:54:410:54:51

given. The US try to move the tin

with Hilary Knight.

This will be the

0:54:520:54:58

best chance of overtime. What a

played from Gigi Marvin, she tries

0:54:580:55:05

to go high blocker. And what a save

from Shannon Szabados.

Mickelson

0:55:050:55:15

forced the short when it came. For

me, the US have been the better

0:55:150:55:20

team.

0:55:200:55:28

Melody ghost wanted a penalty.

0:55:410:55:47

-- Daoust.

0:55:540:55:56

The rebound popped out, I did save.

Canada are playing with fire. Laura

0:56:280:56:36

Fortino is exhausted, she has

nothing left.

The USA recognise

0:56:360:56:42

that, they just want to attack

quickly.

0:56:420:56:48

quickly.

They have kept possession

so well in overtime.

0:56:490:56:58

This is really good from the

Americans.

0:57:070:57:18

The rebound! It only got as far as

the blue line.

0:57:200:57:31

the blue line.

They are exhausted,

the Canadians cannot even move.

0:57:320:57:42

the Canadians cannot even move.

The

US are closing in on a goal that

0:57:420:57:47

would get them the gold medal.

Meaghan Mikkelson was trying to tell

0:57:470:57:51

her team-mate to put it the other

direction, but instead it went her

0:57:510:57:55

way. What a block. You can get a

close-up on her, she has two black

0:57:550:58:02

eyes.

And a broken nose by the looks

of things.

0:58:020:58:11

She could not force a chance. The

crowd are billing. They wanted a

0:58:200:58:29

penalty. That has been an

incredible, incredible game of ice

0:58:290:58:36

hockey. The entertainment has been

first-class.

0:58:360:58:43

Laura Fortino is absolutely

shattered. A penalty.

0:59:050:59:18

shattered. A penalty. Keller looks

up to the skies. Canada will have a

0:59:180:59:23

four 13 power play. Time-out?

I

think so. It is a penalty. But we

0:59:230:59:34

are so deep into overtime.

0:59:340:59:41

are so deep into overtime.

Sochi,

penalty, power

0:59:410:59:49

penalty, power play, Marie-Philip

Poulin.

I would give her a bit of a

0:59:490:59:52

break.

0:59:520:59:57

It is almost like she heard you.

That I might just give sure players

1:00:071:00:16

are little more time to catch their

breath.

They know what will be asked

1:00:161:00:19

of them out there. Shannon Szabados

gets a pat on the back. This has

1:00:191:00:24

been so intense. Canada went behind

in this game at the end of the first

1:00:241:00:30

period. Then they came back to lead

2-1.

1:00:301:00:36

A wonderful takeaway, great save,

Maddie Rooney, the goal-tender for

1:00:361:00:41

the Americans, she goes down and

scores in overtime, Lamoureux. Now

1:00:411:00:50

1.35 remaining in overtime. A power

play for Canada. They will finish

1:00:501:00:55

this game on the power play. A bad

fall.

1:00:551:01:04

fall.

Lacquette has not been on the

ice all period so her legs are

1:01:041:01:08

probably a bit concrete.

The pass is

just too long for Poulin. They do

1:01:081:01:16

not have quality possession as yet,

Canada. This could be a real danger.

1:01:161:01:23

It play by Poulin.

You've got to get

number four off, this is not the

1:01:231:01:30

right call for Laura Schuler, and

you like a shot but she cannot keep

1:01:301:01:35

up out there.

1:01:351:01:43

Of the post, I think! Canada nearly

when it! They go again, Fortino has

1:01:431:01:56

to control her skates. The shot wide

from Rebecca Johnson.

1:01:561:02:06

from Rebecca Johnson. Surely the

Canadians are going to get bye out

1:02:061:02:11

there.

Only 15 seconds left.

--

Canada I want to try and get Poulin

1:02:111:02:20

out there. Eight seconds, no icing.

The drama will continue. 70 minutes,

1:02:201:02:31

80 minutes. You cannot split these

two teams. It's an Olympic gold

1:02:311:02:37

medal match and now it is over to a

shoot out and it comes down to the

1:02:371:02:44

netminding and it comes down to the

poise and experience of Shannon

1:02:441:02:48

Szabados, the use of Maddie Rooney.

-- the usefulness of Maddie Rooney.

1:02:481:03:02

Its the first time where going to

penalty shoot out in a gold medal

1:03:021:03:08

game. This shot deflects off the

post. A rebound and it actually hit

1:03:081:03:19

the stick, I think it was the stick

of Maddie Rooney. Incredible.

1:03:191:03:24

Elation and then disappointment on

the face of Poulin.

Look at the

1:03:241:03:31

crowd! The best part is, it's both

Americans and Canadians who felt the

1:03:311:03:38

exact same way.

Let's go through the

shoot out rules. Pretty simple, five

1:03:381:03:43

different shooters. And then if they

are still tied after five shooters

1:03:431:03:50

for each team, they then go to

sudden death and anybody can go.

1:03:501:03:57

This was the first goal of the game,

Hilary Knight on a power play. She

1:03:571:04:02

put the US in front. But then Haley

Irwin, near post, beating Rooney for

1:04:021:04:13

the first time. And then chief

tormentor, Poulin, what a pass and

1:04:131:04:18

what a finish. Rand goes flying into

the net as does the park. Canada in

1:04:181:04:22

control heading towards the medal,

but who has an answer? It is

1:04:221:04:27

Lamoureux. One week Lamoureux. --

Monique Lamoureux. A player full of

1:04:271:04:39

desire, as Desire blasts around the

arena, that desire has got the

1:04:391:04:46

Americans back in this. 1998 was the

last time the Americans won the

1:04:461:04:52

gold. Four-time defending world

champions against the four-time

1:04:521:04:58

defending Olympic champions. This is

just unreal. It's been great drama,

1:04:581:05:02

I hope, if this is the first time

you have tasted the experience of

1:05:021:05:06

ice hockey or the first time you

have watched women's ice hockey,

1:05:061:05:11

you've been narrowly entertained. It

doesn't matter which tournament

1:05:111:05:13

you're looking at, this is the best

one. -- you have been thoroughly

1:05:131:05:17

entertained.

20 years old, Maddie

Rooney, look at the smile on her

1:05:171:05:23

face, she doesn't look like she is a

young lady realising the magnitude

1:05:231:05:27

of this moment. That being said, I

think you've got to have a bit of

1:05:271:05:31

favouritism towards the Canadian

netminder Shannon Szabados, a little

1:05:311:05:35

bit bigger and better in a shoot out

situation. But in a one-on-one

1:05:351:05:41

situation, you might have to favour

the American team. So it's cut right

1:05:411:05:45

down the middle.

1:05:451:05:47

The shooters will know who they are,

look at that, the wound up and then

1:05:521:05:59

-- the wound of the Olympic

campaign, a broken nose, I don't

1:05:591:06:04

know how she did that, really?

With

the cage on? Don't know how that

1:06:041:06:09

happened.

Give me a few names that

were going to see in this shoot out.

1:06:091:06:14

I think you're going to see Melodie

Daoust

1:06:141:06:25

Daoust and it goes without saying

that Marie-Philip Poulin will be

1:06:251:06:32

going. They will be looking to set

the tone early and get a goal.

With

1:06:321:06:39

the British link from Manchester,

Spooner, it goes off the tape. An

1:06:391:06:45

easy one for Rooney set up. -- first

up.

She came in with a tonne of

1:06:451:06:53

speed but lost control, donor what

she tried to accomplish. She lost

1:06:531:06:56

control under her stick. Very easy

for the American netminder.

These

1:06:561:07:02

two teams have practised this an

awful lot. Because they know how

1:07:021:07:07

important it can be. Here is the XP

and Marvin. She scores. --

1:07:071:07:17

experienced, Marvin. And US take the

lead, marvellous from Marvin.

She

1:07:171:07:23

lost the handle of it briefly but

was able to hammer it through. It

1:07:231:07:28

might have Szabados just enough.

1:07:281:07:34

So many goals she has scored, and

rifles at home. Canada level.

So

1:07:401:07:52

much confidence on the shoot from

Agosta here, left and right, it

1:07:521:07:58

comes in on the ankle and upstairs

past the blocker.

Rooney gets

1:07:581:08:04

outside the post, taken to wide eyed

the experienced veteran. Now Hannah

1:08:041:08:09

Brandt. Her sister played for the

Korean team. And here she is on the

1:08:091:08:19

final. Saved by Szabados extract

hide at two after two. -- saved by

1:08:191:08:26

Szabados! Now it is tied at 2-2.

She

knows she got a piece of it and it

1:08:261:08:36

stays out went between the legs.

It

stays out. Marie-Philip Poulin, two

1:08:361:08:43

Olympic game winning golds to her

name, a good save, Rooney. Stayed

1:08:431:08:50

big and tall. And it raises a smile.

She tried to do the same thing as

1:08:501:08:59

Agosta did and Rooney was there the

whole way. Great stop.

1:08:591:09:06

whole way. Great stop. The first

offence to go.

A kick save from

1:09:101:09:16

Pfalzer on the -- from Szabados.

From Pfalzer. Straight down Main

1:09:161:09:27

Street but read beautifully for

Szabados.

1:09:271:09:36

Szabados.

Now Daoust, maybe Canada's

best player in the tournament, so

1:09:361:09:39

composed. Oh, my word! That was

incredible! Shades of Forsberg in

1:09:391:09:50

94! Daoust with a shoot out goal to

savour!

Are you kidding Mirai Nagasu

1:09:501:10:00

you got to be, look at this! And

amazing goal from Daoust! -- are you

1:10:001:10:06

kidding me right now? You have got

to the! She gets it past the

1:10:061:10:11

netminder with one hand!

Amanda

Kessel scores for the Americans, top

1:10:111:10:19

corner. Levelling things up. Well,

if Daoust was a thing of beauty,

1:10:191:10:27

that was a thing of power.

The

patients, waits until Szabados makes

1:10:271:10:32

the first move and then over the

club. What a shot from Amanda.

For

1:10:321:10:40

the Canadians, Jenner, and saved.

Rooney smiles. She knows she has

1:10:401:10:53

given the Americans the chance to

win gold in the next shot.

What a

1:10:531:10:59

stop right there.

Szabados knows,

the coach knows. Hilary Knight, the

1:10:591:11:09

face of women's cocky in the USA. A

gold medal shot for the

1:11:091:11:18

-- the face of women's hockey. And

who did the coaches pick now?

I

1:11:181:11:26

don't even know what to say. Hilary

Knight, robbed by Shannon Szabados.

1:11:261:11:33

But that in and you gold medal

champions.

1:11:331:11:43

champions. Agosta came out, they

might be taking a bit of a break.

1:11:431:11:47

They flip over the next five so it's

Lamoureux first. Slowly, slowly. All

1:11:471:11:58

the way in, Lamoureux, great goal.

Shake and bake. USA go up and now

1:11:581:12:10

they anxiously wait to see whether

this is good enough for gold.

What a

1:12:101:12:15

move from Lamoureux. That is just

perfection right there. It's going

1:12:151:12:23

to be Agosta.

She's already scored

once. She has to score to keep

1:12:231:12:29

Canada in with a chance. Saved! The

USA win gold! For the first time

1:12:291:12:39

since 1998! Canada's run of 24

straight wins in Olympic hockey

1:12:391:12:44

matches is over. They are

devastated.

1:12:441:12:51

devastated. As the Americans are

crowned Olympic champions for the

1:12:511:12:53

second time. The queens of ice

hockey. USA win it on a shoot out.

1:12:531:13:06

In the most Joe Mattock

circumstances. -- most dramatic

1:13:061:13:12

circumstances.

1:13:121:13:14

What a game. This was history right

here.

1:13:161:13:22

It took everything, 60 minutes

wasn't enough, 20 minutes of

1:13:271:13:31

overtime wasn't enough. Five penalty

shots per side wasn't enough. And

1:13:311:13:36

then finally it was Jocelyn

Lamoureux with incredible patience,

1:13:361:13:43

boys, with an incredible move, and

then the 20-year-old netminder turns

1:13:431:13:52

aside the Canadian veterinary. There

she is there, Maddie Rooney. And the

1:13:521:14:00

Americans turn such a heartache into

Pyeongchang golds.

A 20 year wait

1:14:001:14:10

for gold, and it ends back in Asia

where it all started. And they also

1:14:101:14:17

liberate, tears of joy -- and they

will celebrate, tears of joy. And on

1:14:171:14:25

the other side, tears of

disappointment. And so fitting is

1:14:251:14:31

one of the Lamoureux twins, they

have had such an outstanding career.

1:14:311:14:38

This American team has fought long

and hard for their rights, to be

1:14:381:14:47

treated as professional athletes by

the US Association. They have fought

1:14:471:14:52

Canada, they have afford the

disappointment that they faced, and

1:14:521:14:56

in the end they rely on their

20-year-old netminder Maddie Rooney

1:14:561:15:03

who made the stop and then the

realisation. The Golden girls of

1:15:031:15:07

American hockey.

1:15:071:15:12

American hockey. Well, what dramatic

final. Canadians finally beaten as

1:15:141:15:20

the US end that 20 year wait for a

gold medal. They took penalty shots

1:15:201:15:28

for the Americans to be the

Canadians, what again. -- beat the

1:15:281:15:34

Canadians, what a game.

STUDIO: so often a bridesmaid

1:15:341:15:38

against their feasts rival, the USA

win their second Olympic gold, first

1:15:381:15:45

since 1998. What a final it was.

Credible stuff. If you're looking

1:15:451:15:50

for a bit more tension on the ice,

plenty over at the Curling Centre

1:15:501:15:55

this morning because Great Britain's

men were up against Switzerland to

1:15:551:16:01

take the last available semifinal

place. GB had beaten the Swiss in

1:16:011:16:04

the round robin session in a last

end thrilling match. This time it

1:16:041:16:09

was not to be quite the same story.

The final story here. GB were

1:16:091:16:15

leading 5-4 but an incredible last

stone for the Swiss. It would give

1:16:151:16:23

them five stones. Take them into a

9-5 lead.

1:16:231:16:32

It would be the one that would send

Kyle Smith and his team home. They

1:16:331:16:39

have had a fantastic debut, but that

was to be for them. The Swiss team

1:16:391:16:44

go through to the semifinals and

afterwards Kyle Smith spoke to Steve

1:16:441:16:47

Cram.

1:16:471:16:52

afterwards Kyle Smith spoke to Steve

Cram.

1:16:521:16:52

You're obviously hugely

disappointed. Just talk us through

1:16:521:16:55

the ninth end and the shot you

played.

It is always a tricky

1:16:551:17:00

situation, you do not want to give

them the blank in the ninth end, so

1:17:001:17:05

we were trying to force them down to

one. Things were not looking great

1:17:051:17:11

early on, and unfortunately we

missed a few, and we had a chance to

1:17:111:17:16

hold them, and that was the game.

You guys came out firing really

1:17:161:17:24

well.

1:17:241:17:30

well.

It was going perfectly. Yes,

probably one of the best games we

1:17:301:17:33

have played this week, and

unfortunately some shots at the end

1:17:331:17:37

which were the turning point in the

game. Apart from that it is the best

1:17:371:17:41

performance we have put together,

just hugely disappointed.

That is a

1:17:411:17:46

word you will be using a lot,

disappointment. Kyle

1:17:461:17:52

word you will be using a lot,

disappointment. Kyle, possibly one

1:17:521:17:53

of the worst experiences of your

career, I guess?

Yes, worst and

1:17:531:17:57

best.

1:17:571:18:02

best. We have played pretty well, we

had a couple of chances to beat the

1:18:021:18:11

USA last night and did not manage,

and we got the lifeline this

1:18:111:18:15

morning, we played pretty well, but

a couple of shots at this level is

1:18:151:18:18

enough to lose the game.

It is hard

to find the positives. Particularly

1:18:181:18:23

straight after you have just come

off the ice. What have you learned?

1:18:231:18:29

We have had a lot of good games, but

the odd missed shot here and here

1:18:291:18:36

which has cost us. It is about doing

our best moving forward.

Your

1:18:361:18:47

reflections on the week? Your

biscuit. A lot of people were not

1:18:471:18:50

expecting you to do particularly

well. What is your reflection on the

1:18:501:18:53

week?

It is hard to reflect so soon

after the loss, but we came to our

1:18:531:19:05

first Olympics and gave it our best

shot and made the play-offs in the

1:19:051:19:08

end. We had a good game but it was

not to be, sadly. A couple things

1:19:081:19:12

did not go our way and a couple of

half shots, and that is all it

1:19:121:19:17

takes. There is plenty to look

forward to, and I just need to take

1:19:171:19:23

some time to reflect on this and see

what we can take from it.

Well

1:19:231:19:30

played this week, bad luck today.

1:19:301:19:33

what we can take from it.

Well

played this week, bad luck today.

1:19:331:19:35

Disappointment, but I am sure they

will be back in four years in

1:19:351:19:40

Beijing. This is how the semifinals

will line up.

1:19:401:19:51

You may remember we told a story a

few days ago of Great Britain's

1:19:541:19:58

bobsleigh girls, Mica McNeill, and

to become the. They were told five

1:19:581:20:04

months before coming that their

funding was being stopped. They

1:20:041:20:09

appealed to the great British public

in a crowdfunding page and it was a

1:20:091:20:18

great celebration for them

yesterday.

1:20:181:20:25

yesterday. Mica McNeill and Mica

Moore, starting off in eighth place.

1:20:251:20:28

You will get a direct comparison as

we go, between themselves and the

1:20:281:20:32

Swiss team, who have just gone. If

they can hold them at bay, a little

1:20:321:20:42

bit of history will come their way.

Slight

1:20:421:20:48

disappointment, they were in 11th

place, we know the

1:20:541:21:03

better there start is not great, not

terrible.

1:21:111:21:18

terrible.

That might cost, not as

bad as others through the, but the

1:21:181:21:22

two tenths of a second mate drop off

a little.

1:21:221:21:32

a little. She needs to get this

right, and we could get the top

1:21:321:21:37

eight. Has shed got enough speed

left?

1:21:371:21:45

left? Starting to pull away.

No one

has been eighth at the Olympic Games

1:21:451:21:57

before, but they have just claimed

that position! Nicola Minichiello in

1:21:571:22:05

2006 was a fabulous ninth. But the

British pairing go one better at

1:22:051:22:08

least. What an Olympic Games for the

player who are only here for the

1:22:081:22:15

generosity of the British public.

The funding was completely slashed

1:22:151:22:19

last year. They put out there

begging bowl and got enough money to

1:22:191:22:24

keep them on the road, keep them in

business. Their heads never dropped

1:22:241:22:33

and now they have secured a slice

sporting history for Britain.

1:22:331:22:40

So, some history at the Sliding

Centre.

1:22:401:22:43

So, some history at the Sliding

Centre.

1:22:431:22:48

Mica and Mica are joining the.

I was

just critiquing myself! It is not

1:22:521:22:58

too bad, I am happy with it.

That is

an understatement. The best British

1:22:581:23:05

result from a woman's bobsleigh

team, and you did it on your own

1:23:051:23:08

with the help of the British public.

It is amazing. We did not think we

1:23:081:23:13

would be here a few months ago, so

when we knew we were coming, we said

1:23:131:23:19

just enjoy it, hopefully a top ten

position, but we have update --

1:23:191:23:26

outdone ourselves.

What was the real

driving force behind the performance

1:23:261:23:29

and result?

The Olympic Games is

every athlete's dream, and we have

1:23:291:23:35

worked for a back. When you work for

it for years then you're not sure of

1:23:351:23:39

his is going to happen, it seems

like it is getting taken away from

1:23:391:23:43

you, and we had to do something

about it, so we started our

1:23:431:23:47

fundraising campaign because we did

not want to be sitting watching at

1:23:471:23:51

home. It has been really great, we

have come out here and shown what we

1:23:511:23:55

can do, and it is nice to repay the

public and Great Britain, but it is

1:23:551:24:00

also nice that we knew we could do

it all along.

Five months ago, what

1:24:001:24:08

was your reaction when you were told

the funding was stopped.

We were

1:24:081:24:15

devastated at the time, but we are

sportswomen and very focused and

1:24:151:24:18

driven, so we acted quite quickly

and asked the public to get as one

1:24:181:24:27

season, and a shared our story, and

it was amazing to know we had the

1:24:271:24:33

people behind us. We have competed

in competitions, got extra runs,

1:24:331:24:38

which is so important when we come

from a country that does not have a

1:24:381:24:42

track, so we grateful for everyone

who helped us.

We had your interview

1:24:421:24:48

last night, you just got off the

track. You said you hadn't spoken to

1:24:481:24:54

anyone from British bobsleigh. Have

you spoken to them yet?

Yes,

1:24:541:24:59

everyone is really happy for us. It

has been really nice to work with

1:24:591:25:03

the coaches and come together for

the Olympic Games, they are really

1:25:031:25:07

pleased. It was a really great

result. But we are looking forward

1:25:071:25:11

to getting back to England and

sitting down with the coaches and

1:25:111:25:17

making a plan going forward.

Do you

know any more about what can happen

1:25:171:25:22

next, and is funding likely to

determine?

We do not know anything

1:25:221:25:27

at the moment, and probably will not

find out for a while, so it is a bit

1:25:271:25:31

of a waiting game, and there is a

lot to get on with in the meantime.

1:25:311:25:37

We will probably have a holiday then

back to work.

You deserve the

1:25:371:25:42

holiday, certainly. What would you

like to see to the people who

1:25:421:25:46

supported you? It must have been

incredible, you had reached your

1:25:461:25:49

target within six days.

We cannot

say thank you enough. We have been

1:25:491:25:55

able to come out and represent Great

Britain. It was nice to have a woman

1:25:551:26:02

representative, and it is great that

the public are learning more about

1:26:021:26:05

winter sport and we want to thank

everyone who donated and shared the

1:26:051:26:11

story and all the messages of

support. Everyone from back home who

1:26:111:26:15

called us and said we can help with

their son back. It just brought it

1:26:151:26:18

all together and made it

competitive, meaning we could get

1:26:181:26:27

faster and stronger.

Have about your

relationship? You are a little team

1:26:271:26:30

on the track, but you have had to

work closely together to make this

1:26:301:26:34

happen.

We have a good relationship

even behind the scenes, which helps

1:26:341:26:39

with everything we do. We have trust

in each other, we know that we will

1:26:391:26:48

give 150%. We are the smallest girls

in bobsleigh, so we have to give it

1:26:481:26:52

our all every time, and we know that

we will do that.

It is really

1:26:521:26:57

important for a team to get on.

Inmate should able to get on with

1:26:571:27:03

each other, and have a good working

team.

The start is probably the

1:27:031:27:09

thing that needs a little more work.

How do you develop that as you look

1:27:091:27:13

ahead to next season to potentially

being back in the Team GB colours?

1:27:131:27:19

Every athlete knows that you cannot

become much stronger and faster

1:27:191:27:23

overnight. We're still young

athletes, up against athletes who

1:27:231:27:27

have done two Olympic Games, and

they have all this experience.

1:27:271:27:32

Another four years will be great for

us to get faster than Sean Dillon to

1:27:321:27:35

get more consistent with my driving,

in my third heat I had a problem

1:27:351:27:42

that knocked us back, but it is four

years, which is a long-time. They

1:27:421:27:46

think we can do it but we need to

put a little bit of weight on as

1:27:461:27:52

well as a major mark

that means more

chocolate and decay, so that is

1:27:521:27:55

good. What will be the biggest

memory here in Pyeongchang?

One of

1:27:551:28:00

the nicest memories is being able to

have our families a year. When you

1:28:001:28:04

are on season, we are away for 56

months of the year, and do not see

1:28:041:28:10

our families often. So, when we were

on the start line for the last heat,

1:28:101:28:13

we could them chanting, and usually

you are so serious that I was

1:28:131:28:20

smiling under my helmet. It was

amazing.

It made it a really relaxed

1:28:201:28:26

atmosphere, but I have never had

that much fun racing in my life. I

1:28:261:28:33

have never walked away from arrays

and said, that was really fun, I

1:28:331:28:36

want to do it again. You normally

walk away exhausted and tired.

We

1:28:361:28:43

were just beaming with smiles and

wanted to get back to the top to go

1:28:431:28:47

again.

I'm afraid you cannot go

again, but the four-man bob goes,

1:28:471:28:51

will you be joining in the chant?

You could start the chanting for

1:28:511:28:57

that?

Absolutely, we're really close

with them, we travel together all

1:28:571:29:00

winter and it will be awesome to see

them do well. If they need is moving

1:29:001:29:06

things or cheering them on.

Huge

congratulations, we cannot wait to

1:29:061:29:11

see what happens in four years, I am

sure you will be back. From

1:29:111:29:16

bobsleigh to something a little bit

different. It is one of only six

1:29:161:29:20

sports that have been in every

single Winter Olympic so far. Today

1:29:201:29:24

it is the team Nordic combined. It

is a ski jump off the large hill,

1:29:241:29:32

followed by a 4.5 kilometre

cross-country. It is a crazy sport,

1:29:321:29:40

I think, but Ollie Williams can keep

it up-to-date with what he thinks.

1:29:401:29:44

We are joining it for the ski jump.

1:29:441:29:47

it up-to-date with what he thinks.

We are joining it for the ski jump.

1:29:471:29:49

It is a little crazy, the Nordic

combined, and what is crazier is the

1:29:501:29:56

team event, played it will go off

over the next hour. You're about to

1:29:561:29:59

see ten teams of four entering this.

I feel like this is the ultimate

1:29:591:30:06

winter eliminate, ski jumping, then

skiing, which decides the medals.

1:30:061:30:10

The way that the ski jump helps is

you get points for the jump. They

1:30:101:30:15

will come down the jump on the

right-hand side, a little snow in

1:30:151:30:18

the air, below freezing, the snow is

just whirling around. I focus on not

1:30:181:30:25

only because the wind conditions are

going to make a bit of a difference.

1:30:251:30:33

They are blowing the snow from the

track to make sure they stay nice

1:30:331:30:36

and crisp and fresh bread to one.

This is the first competitor.

1:30:361:30:43

By checking our stars is first out

to get the team Nordic. He thinks

1:30:461:30:55

it's so-so at best. We will be

looking at real contenders for

1:30:551:31:01

medals little bit later on to be

trying to get over 130 metres, plus.

1:31:011:31:08

But it's not just your distance that

gets you point, it's also your style

1:31:081:31:12

in the. If you seen any of the ski

jumping early on, you'll know that

1:31:121:31:16

what the coaches and judges are

looking for is for you to hold your

1:31:161:31:20

form in the air and make sure that

you land beautifully.

1:31:201:31:30

you land beautifully. We move on to

Ben Loomis from the USA. Only a

1:31:301:31:37

teenager. Olympics or the medallist.

US team was expecting to be -- are

1:31:371:31:46

not expecting to be medallist but

they are improving year-on-year.

1:31:461:31:50

It's a bit of a struggle, they do

have a history of winning medals in

1:31:501:31:55

Nordic combined. But that's not

going to feature among those names

1:31:551:32:00

at the top of the leaderboard. You

can see you put your skis out into a

1:32:001:32:07

V shape, lean over and then you have

bent knees and arms out. Roughly

1:32:071:32:17

half of your score comes from the

judges. 16 is OK but distance but

1:32:171:32:22

that great. Into the lead for now.

Watch out when we get to Austria,

1:32:221:32:32

Japan, Germany and Norway in a few

jumps. They are the ones likely to

1:32:321:32:37

go well. Ondrej Pazout for the Czech

Republic, landing in a solid red

1:32:371:32:46

line across the jump, that is called

the K-point, at 125 metres. If you

1:32:461:32:59

hit that point, you score a base of

65 points for your distance, if you

1:32:591:33:09

don't make it, you get points taken

off, if you land beyond it, you get

1:33:091:33:13

marks added on. 51 from the judges.

A little less than 60 for the

1:33:131:33:23

distance.

1:33:231:33:25

The youngest athlete here for Italy,

Aaron Kostner. Well short of the

1:33:281:33:37

gratuitous described. -- of the

K-point we just described. 37th

1:33:371:33:45

overall in the normal hill. Nordic

combined is so interesting because

1:33:451:33:53

it combines not only ski jumping and

cross-country skiing but people who

1:33:531:33:58

are good at ski jumping and April

who are good at cross-country skiing

1:33:581:34:02

but not that great at the other

ones. So you will see ski jumper to

1:34:021:34:07

look disappointing but they will

make up the time in the

1:34:071:34:10

cross-country skiing later and they

could be in the reckoning, and

1:34:101:34:14

similarly you will see people

putting in some amazing jumps here

1:34:141:34:18

who are not that quick comparatively

in the cross-country skiing. So that

1:34:181:34:22

ski to the finish for the medals

becomes a great pursuit between the

1:34:221:34:26

people who got out in front in the

ski jump and those who are actually

1:34:261:34:30

better at skiing. Francois Braud for

France, you can hear in the

1:34:301:34:37

background the Blowers being fired

up to keep the snow out of the

1:34:371:34:42

tracks that led to take off. A solid

length. You stay crouched down until

1:34:421:34:52

you get that point at the end and

new up into the V shape, hold the

1:34:521:34:59

position, telegraphed landing, both

legs bent, arms outstretched, that's

1:34:591:35:03

a solid charm. His team-mates watch

and you only get one jump. She gets

1:35:031:35:11

it wrong, that's it. -- if you get

it wrong, that's it. For Finland,

1:35:111:35:21

Ilkka Herola. A quite young Finnish

team competing here. That jump has

1:35:211:35:31

excellent distance. High fives from

the coaches.

1:35:311:35:43

the coaches. A big, big opening

effort for the Finnish team who were

1:35:431:35:45

outsiders at best. If they can keep

that going, that will put them into

1:35:451:35:51

contention for the medals. The great

landing as well. Ilkka Herola very

1:35:511:35:58

happy with himself.

1:35:581:36:05

Finland go into the lead, five

points ahead of France and we move

1:36:051:36:11

on to Austria. Austria do have

something of a chance to speak on

1:36:111:36:15

podium here.

1:36:151:36:23

Again, another strong jump. As I

say, you only have one chance. If

1:36:241:36:30

you get it wrong and land five or

ten metres back of what they are

1:36:301:36:36

looking for, that really hurts your

team's chances in the cross-country.

1:36:361:36:41

Every point you only hear is time in

that cross-country. If you win the

1:36:411:36:47

ski jump, every other team has to

start behind you by converting

1:36:471:36:51

points into seconds. It staggered

start and you get more of a head

1:36:511:36:58

start the further you jump. Into

second place for now. Starting for

1:36:581:37:08

Japan now. 34-year-old Hideaki

Nagai. The code uses the flag to

1:37:081:37:14

tell the jump they are clear to go.

1:37:141:37:24

Again, around about the K-point of

125 metres, a little bit further

1:37:241:37:30

back than some of the jumps we have

seen.

1:37:301:37:39

seen. A phenomenal venue this has

been, this is the last day of any

1:37:391:37:44

ski jumping action here. The coat is

happy with that. -- the coach is

1:37:441:37:52

happy. The nod from the Japanese

team-mate in the waiting room. Forth

1:37:521:37:59

for now but they have stronger

competitors coming out. Watch out

1:37:591:38:04

for Akito Watabe jumping last for

Japan, one of the best in the world,

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so is this man for Germany, Eric

Frenzel. A gold and a bronze medal

1:38:081:38:13

already for Germany in these games,

gold in Sochi as well and a huge

1:38:131:38:19

jump to get Germany on their way.

There are still three more to come

1:38:191:38:24

for each team. 137 metres is a big

start for Germany courtesy of their

1:38:241:38:31

main man.

1:38:311:38:36

main man. You need such

coordination, skill and timing to

1:38:371:38:41

get this right. And if you have

watched him opening his champagne

1:38:411:38:46

after winning the bronze medal a

couple of days ago, you wouldn't

1:38:461:38:51

have noticed he had any of those

things because he knocked one of his

1:38:511:38:53

own teeth out with a champagne cork.

You might be able to see a gap, they

1:38:531:39:01

have tried to put his teeth back in!

A little bit wonky! Doesn't matter

1:39:011:39:06

when you're winning and Olympic

medal.

1:39:061:39:12

medal. Only Norway possibly could

keep up with Germany. Germany the

1:39:131:39:15

favourites. You will see it's a long

jump but not quite up to that green

1:39:151:39:24

line which represents the line of

the leaders. 3.5 metres back.

1:39:241:39:33

Look at this form. All of these

jumps look uniform, you have to do

1:39:361:39:45

that landing, there is no other way

to land. Norway have been struggling

1:39:451:39:53

with the ski jumping. So far, in

this Olympics. They are into third,

1:39:531:40:01

behind Finland and that's a bit of a

surprise as we enter this

1:40:011:40:05

FirstGroup. -- end this first group.

Germany have a reasonably half the

1:40:051:40:14

lead.

1:40:141:40:16

The five teams at the top are the

ones best positioned for the medals

1:40:241:40:28

so far. We take one more look at

Eric Frenzel, Germany 1-2- three in

1:40:281:40:38

the individual event on the Hill a

few days ago Nixon clear favourites

1:40:381:40:46

to take the team golds today and

that's exactly the start they would

1:40:461:40:49

have wanted from that man. Here we

go for round two. Look out for Go

1:40:491:41:01

Yamamoto for Japan, Vinzenz Geiger,

German's young

1:41:011:41:11

German's young Nordic combined

sensation, and Jarl Magnus Riiber

1:41:111:41:12

who missed out having run the

Germans close in the previous event.

1:41:121:41:17

Pawel Slowiok waits for the lights

to go green, which is controlled by

1:41:171:41:26

the wind jury, they have a room

where they have all of the data from

1:41:261:41:30

all of the metres, telling them that

the wind conditions are OK said the

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coach drops the flag.

1:41:331:41:41

A slightly better skier than the

jumper so he needs every meeting he

1:41:441:41:52

can get. -- every metre he can get.

That's what makes this particular

1:41:521:42:01

sports are interesting, it's not

just how good you are at jumping or

1:42:011:42:06

skiing, it's frankly, how bad you

are at the other one. You can see

1:42:061:42:11

how tricky the landing is, having to

reach forward to maintain his

1:42:111:42:15

balance.

1:42:151:42:20

Already, Poland struggling. Strange

because Poland are a dominant nation

1:42:241:42:27

in ski jump on its own, but in

Nordic combined they are struggling

1:42:271:42:33

this year.

1:42:331:42:37

Good jump from Ben Berend. Not up

there with the huge distances we've

1:42:421:42:48

already seen but 120 metres from the

US point of view for the young team

1:42:481:42:55

is a really positive start. He was

only 40th in the world at last

1:42:551:43:03

year's World Championships but this

US team really coming along well

1:43:031:43:09

after apparent few years. Little

adjustments in the air to control

1:43:091:43:13

direction and speed. A slightly

different technique from Ben Berend,

1:43:131:43:16

you will see it was more of a letter

H Dana V in the air. You crying can

1:43:161:43:31

go for a letter H if you want.

1:43:311:43:35

A little unsteady offer there, back

from the K-point, which you can

1:43:381:43:53

consider like the par score Inc. --

in golf. Your timing has to be so

1:43:531:44:01

precise to reach the bottom of the

platform, it's 100 metres just to

1:44:011:44:04

that platform. When you're in the

air, it's more than that and you

1:44:041:44:10

have to get the landing just right.

Enough there to put the Czech

1:44:101:44:19

Republic above the US and Poland. To

Italy and Lukas Runggaldier. His

1:44:191:44:30

sister was in the women's ski jump

event here. Not great from him. A

1:44:301:44:41

little Santa coming down the hill

but more importantly, the distance

1:44:411:44:44

was not there. -- he was a little

off centre coming down the hill. You

1:44:441:44:54

don't get the take-off right, and

there is literally nothing you can

1:44:541:44:57

do in the air other than let the

jump take its course.

1:44:571:45:08

A bit of a rueful wave goodbye to

the Olympics. But it will be back in

1:45:091:45:15

the cross-country skiing. A gold

medallist in the normal hill, way

1:45:151:45:23

back in Vancouver 2010, down to 35th

in Sochi and 31st this year. Waiting

1:45:231:45:31

for the green light. That runs up to

45, if it gets to 45 without going

1:45:311:45:41

green, it will turn red and he will

get 40 seconds to compose itself

1:45:411:45:46

while they wait for the wind

conditions. The coach withdraws the

1:45:461:45:50

flag and he will shuffle back. It's

about -2 up there, nowhere near as

1:45:501:45:57

cold as we have seen. If you watched

the start of the limits, they had

1:45:571:46:03

blankets ready for everybody. Today

it's a bit easier. You have five

1:46:031:46:09

minutes up there waiting to jump.

1:46:091:46:16

minutes up there waiting to jump. C

if we can get a green light.

1:46:161:46:27

And as jump from Jason Lamy

Chappuis. France got off to a great

1:46:391:46:52

start with Francois Braud. He does

well to keep hold of the landing.

1:46:551:47:06

The team-mates and culture very

happy with that. A strong scorer. A

1:47:061:47:12

provisional lead for now, it is not

the kind of score you will see from

1:47:121:47:16

the last few teams, but it keeps

them up there.

1:47:161:47:23

them up there. Now, Cannes to do the

same for Finland? He got a great

1:47:281:47:38

start from Ilkka Herola. It looks

like another pause because of the

1:47:381:47:43

wind.

1:47:431:47:48

The jury in charge of the wind

conditions has to make sure the

1:47:551:47:59

conditions are safe and therefore

all competitors. Not only that there

1:47:591:48:06

is not a crosswind, but that it is

similar for everyone.

1:48:061:48:19

similar for everyone. You always

want to try to make sure that the

1:48:191:48:21

wind is roughly the same for each

competitor.

1:48:211:48:33

108 metres, a full 25 metres back

from his team-mate Ilkka Herola. You

1:48:381:48:46

get one jump each for your four team

members, and if one doesn't manage

1:48:461:48:50

to keep up to the standard of the

others, it will cost two seconds in

1:48:501:48:54

the cross-country skiing.

1:48:541:49:04

A little wobble on the way down, but

a great

1:49:221:49:29

a great jump from Bernhard Gruber,

and maybe Austria can be contenders.

1:49:321:49:38

He was the world champion in 2015.

He was the only member of the

1:49:381:49:48

Austrian team who won the gold medal

Eaton years ago, and he was rolling

1:49:481:49:52

back the years. 35 years old.

1:49:521:50:03

If you go online and look up

1:50:121:50:19

at him, he is in a band, for this

board. This was

1:50:271:50:42

board. This was one of the best

jumps for Go Yamamoto. In the team

1:50:421:50:52

event he has three others around him

who can help in his less strong

1:50:521:51:04

events, not

1:51:041:51:10

events, not least Akito Watabe, the

world number one.

1:51:101:51:16

world number one. You will see more

of Vinzenz Geiger, he has been

1:51:211:51:24

exceptional at the Olympics. I think

this man will someday replace Eric

1:51:241:51:29

Frenzel as the superstar on the

German team. He should be happy with

1:51:291:51:36

that. It is not one of the longest

jumps we have seen, but when you

1:51:361:51:45

watch the remainder of the German

team, that will be a good

1:51:451:51:48

contribution.

1:51:481:51:53

The Germans are happy enough! Let us

take a look at the scorer. Germany

1:52:031:52:12

are just into second.

1:52:121:52:20

are just into second. And the last

in this round is the Norwegian, who

1:52:201:52:24

could not hold on a few days ago.

We're coming to two Norwegian

1:52:241:52:41

competitors still to go.

1:52:411:52:47

competitors still to go. And they

have not had much luck, so they

1:52:521:52:55

needed this one to be good, and it

was. Norway is still in contention.

1:52:551:53:06

That is enough to put Norway into

the lead

1:53:141:53:21

the lead ahead of Austria and

Germany. Germany are not far back in

1:53:241:53:27

third position.

1:53:271:53:37

You land on your front leg and

transferred the week to your back is

1:53:561:53:59

your land. He held the landing

nicely. And he gets to hang out in

1:53:591:54:04

the hot seat as we see the sun going

down over the

1:54:041:54:15

down over the Alpensia ski jump. It

will be interesting to see how these

1:54:151:54:22

competitors go.

1:54:221:54:27

We wait for the wind to settle down

before Poland. The slope is not made

1:54:321:54:52

from snow, it is made from a

performance ceramic, so every

1:54:521:55:01

competitor gets exactly the same

surface which is important for

1:55:011:55:04

Furniss. They are blowing it to keep

the snow out. There is a bit of wind

1:55:041:55:16

in the air, a bit of snow in the

air. That is why they are treating

1:55:161:55:20

at the way they are.

1:55:201:55:25

at the way they are. Looks like

we're going to give it a go for Adam

1:55:261:55:28

Cieslar, to start three of four. You

will see there is a swirling wind

1:55:281:55:36

icon ahead of the jumper, which has

gone from red to black, which means

1:55:361:55:40

it is OK.

1:55:401:55:46

A better jump from Poland. Adam

Cieslar nearly lost it, just held

1:55:531:55:58

up.

1:55:581:56:03

up. The jumps from his team-mates

will already put Poland quite far

1:56:061:56:10

back. Remember how far you jumps

translates to when you start skiing,

1:56:101:56:18

how far behind the leader you will

be. Reasonable jump.

1:56:181:56:27

be. Reasonable jump. We still have

nine of ten teams to jump. Here is

1:56:301:56:37

Taylor Fletcher from the USA, one of

two Fletcher Brothers. We will see

1:56:371:56:42

Bryan Fletcher a little bit later.

1:56:421:56:49

Using the right hand to correct it.

Possibly further back from where he

1:56:491:56:57

would have wanted. Taylor Fletcher

was not selected for the large hill

1:56:571:57:04

a few days ago, but this is going to

be a setback.

1:57:041:57:18

be a setback. This looks almost

simple when you see it in slow

1:57:181:57:20

motion.

1:57:201:57:25

motion. Watch how much time he has

to land that Denmark.

1:57:261:57:36

to land that Denmark. Just count the

number of seconds from the jump to

1:57:401:57:45

the landing, and see how quickly you

have two player game.

1:57:451:57:58

You have to judge the depth to see

how far off the ground you are,

1:58:001:58:05

which is why we look at these little

pain sprigs, as we watch jumping in

1:58:051:58:09

the air. It is difficult to read how

high up you are and time the

1:58:091:58:15

landing, which is why you have the

little bits of

1:58:151:58:27

pine, it helps you judge.

1:58:311:58:42

Now, Italy, his cross-country is

phenomenal. You would expect this

1:58:461:58:54

not to be the greatest.

1:58:541:59:02

not to be the greatest. Solid

enough, but the difference is not

1:59:021:59:04

there. That has always

1:59:041:59:13

there. That has always been the case

for Alessandro Pittin. He always

1:59:131:59:14

pulls the same as at the bottom of

the health. This is something he has

1:59:141:59:17

always struggled with. He is

possibly the best cross-country

1:59:171:59:23

skier in the field, and if we look

at the split times for the relay

1:59:231:59:27

race coming up later, I will be

surprised if anyone beats. May be

1:59:271:59:30

Taylor Fletcher from the US. But he

always leads himself in this

1:59:301:59:35

position playing catch up because

the jump -- that the jump is just

1:59:351:59:42

not the. Now for France, Gerard.

Again, a slightly stronger skier

1:59:421:59:52

than jumper. Waiting for the green

light.

1:59:521:59:58

light. You see, this course is to

beat 107.5, which moves a little

1:59:582:00:03

with the wind, so as the wind

changes, the distance he needs to go

2:00:032:00:07

into the lead changes. That is based

on how far away France are, the

2:00:072:00:13

leading team. -- from the leading

team. It was stronger Gerard, he is

2:00:132:00:20

not as experienced as the other two

Frenchman, who both produced jumps

2:00:202:00:28

just below 130 metres. Gerard is

about a decade younger, he will be

2:00:282:00:33

very happy. -- to be hitting the red

line, just over.

2:00:332:00:45

A little celebration for Antoine

Gerard who is keeping France in the

2:00:472:00:51

hunt for what would be a bit of an

unlikely medal here. It's the first

2:00:512:00:55

place for now.

2:00:552:01:01

place for now. Back to Finland.

Leevi Mutru's jump has hurt the bid

2:01:012:01:13

for the Finnish team, and he cannot

turn it around. They just do not

2:01:132:01:20

have the distance. Better than his

team-mate but it's just not good

2:01:202:01:26

enough. Not 40 country that's used

to winning medals in this. Over the

2:01:262:01:34

last few years, their Nordic

combined programme has really fallen

2:01:342:01:36

off a little bit. That will not

repair things. 39 years old in his

2:01:362:01:45

sixth and probably final Olympics.

He missed Sochi, his debut was in

2:01:452:01:49

1994 when he was 15 years old. That

score does not propel Finland into

2:01:492:01:57

the reckoning. Lukas Klapfer for

Austria, who looked exceptionally

2:01:572:02:02

good here so far. He was the bronze

medallist on the tall hill in week

2:02:022:02:09

one and needs more of the same here.

It's good, without being great.

2:02:092:02:16

It'll keep Austria in the hunt. He

brings himself to a halt.

2:02:162:02:27

brings himself to a halt. Crouching

down,

2:02:272:02:33

down, using that left fist to open

up and give himself timing signal as

2:02:332:02:36

he goes up into the air, dropping

into a nice comfortable landing. He

2:02:362:02:41

is happy with that. Around about the

same distance we saw from his

2:02:412:02:51

team-mate, Mario Seidl, in fact it

is exactly the same. That puts

2:02:512:02:59

Austria come to be into the lead.

Now, Katie -- the sheet were to be,

2:02:592:03:09

the younger brother of the world

number one, Akito Watabe. It is

2:03:092:03:18

Yoshito Watabe. It's a little short.

128 metres, maybe a few metres would

2:03:182:03:26

have been better for Yoshito Watabe.

So much depends on when the time

2:03:262:03:37

that surge, that uncoiling of the

spring up the body. The judges are

2:03:372:03:43

looking at this, having to crouch

low into the landing. OK, says his

2:03:432:03:49

older brother. Japan will only be

second, and there is a bit of a gap

2:03:492:04:00

between them and the leaders right

now. But we have two teams to go and

2:04:002:04:04

they will have a big say in

proceedings. Fabian Rinaudo, --

2:04:042:04:15

Fabio Rinaudo, the silver medallist

for Germany. That is surprisingly

2:04:152:04:18

short. That could have a big impact

on Germany's chances. It's no where

2:04:182:04:31

near what's he keys capable of. That

opens doors for Austria and Japan

2:04:312:04:41

but also Norway, we were expecting

Germany to dominate. You can see

2:04:412:04:49

through gritted teeth, Fabian

Riessle looks at the scores and

2:04:492:04:56

Germany are police -- beneath

Austria. Espen Andersen next, sixth

2:04:562:05:07

in the world, improved this season.

He needs to keep the improvement

2:05:072:05:10

going.

2:05:102:05:14

It was reasonably good. It's a metre

further than Fabian Riessle from a

2:05:182:05:28

much more experienced athlete. The

teams gets to choose who jumps when,

2:05:282:05:37

Fabian Riessle has a lot of

experience, a team gold medallist

2:05:372:05:40

and an Olympic bronze medallist even

before Pyeongchang. Espen Andersen

2:05:402:05:45

is only young, and fast improving.

Norway will be happy that he's

2:05:452:05:54

posting a competitive score and kept

them in touch. So Austria the

2:05:542:06:00

surprise leaders. One jump left for

each team.

2:06:002:06:14

Germany will be a little bit

surprised to be in third place, and

2:06:232:06:26

trailing Austria after this

fantastic jump from Lukas Klapfer.

2:06:262:06:36

Mario Seidl, Bernhard Gruber and

Lukas Klapfer had each exceeded 130

2:06:362:06:42

metres in distance, the only thing

to do that. But distance is only

2:06:422:06:46

part of your score, the judges play

a big part but what they do is

2:06:462:06:51

irrelevant if you don't have the

distance first. The judging is the

2:06:512:06:58

finessing of things once you have

the large distance but without the

2:06:582:07:00

distance, it doesn't matter. Our

final ten.

2:07:002:07:08

final ten. Pressure on Johannes

Rydzek for Germany, who won the gold

2:07:082:07:11

two

2:07:112:07:16

two days ago. He will now be getting

them to try and come from behind. We

2:07:172:07:21

started Szczepan Kupczak. 25 years

old, another example of someone who

2:07:212:07:29

excels in one of these disciplines

and not the other. In the normal

2:07:292:07:33

hill event, he was 20th after the

jump. That is a good job. But he had

2:07:332:07:39

the third worst ski in a field of 50

competitors which dropped him right

2:07:392:07:45

now. That is a big jump, Poland

really needed it. But they probably

2:07:452:07:57

don't have the firepower in the ski

to make up the lost time they have

2:07:572:08:00

from some of the weaker jumps here.

2:08:002:08:11

Great jump from Kupczak but it might

be for nothing when it comes to the

2:08:152:08:19

cross-country ski.

2:08:192:08:21

The other of our two Fletchers,

31-year-old older brother, Bryan

2:08:272:08:33

Fletcher. His second Olympic Games.

26 and 22nd in the individual events

2:08:332:08:44

in Sochi, that is from Bryan

Fletcher. The USA have already had

2:08:442:08:50

struggles in the jumps here, which

mean that they won't be a factor in

2:08:502:08:53

the cross-country when it comes to

the medals but Bryan Fletcher can

2:08:532:08:57

now go home knowing that he has

delivered a strong jump in

2:08:572:09:03

Pyeongchang 2018. What a man this

is, he was diagnosed with leukaemia

2:09:032:09:07

when he was only three years old. He

took up ski jumping a year into

2:09:072:09:13

seven years of chemo because his mum

thought it would help keep his mind

2:09:132:09:16

off what was happening to him. He

was a four-year-old, when he started

2:09:162:09:20

on ski jumps. A great jump from

Bryan Fletcher to round out his

2:09:202:09:26

jumping campaign.

2:09:262:09:32

jumping campaign. Tomas Portyk from

the Czech Republic, the wind is

2:09:322:09:37

behaving so we are rapidly getting

through the final group. The third

2:09:372:09:43

generation of his family to be a ski

jumper. And you can see that in the

2:09:432:09:47

distance.

2:09:472:09:52

distance. Right up there among the

best jumps we've seen.

2:09:532:10:00

best jumps we've seen. Easily the

best jumps we've seen from our four

2:10:032:10:06

Czech Republic competitors.

2:10:062:10:11

Czech Republic competitors. Just to

let that left leg niqab a little bit

2:10:142:10:17

on the

2:10:172:10:20

-- sneak out a little bit on the

landing, it will not cost too much.

2:10:202:10:31

Finishing off, for

2:10:312:10:36

Finishing off, for Italy, Raffaele

Buzzi. Just came back from surgery

2:10:372:10:40

on a slipped disc on his back which

has been troubling him for four

2:10:402:10:43

years. Strong take-off speed but not

matched by form or distance.

2:10:432:10:53

matched by form or distance. The

whole basic underlying premise of

2:10:542:10:58

this sport is strong take-off speed

and jump at exactly the right

2:10:582:11:02

moment. If you have the speed but

you don't have the timing, you don't

2:11:022:11:06

get the distance.

2:11:062:11:12

get the distance. Distance wise, the

coach clearly happy with it. Maybe

2:11:122:11:18

Raphael will be happy with the

distance but it's not near any of

2:11:182:11:23

the distances for Italy to be in the

mix at the end of this. France have

2:11:232:11:34

been looking really strong, they

have not had a jump above a metres

2:11:342:11:38

but they have all been there or

thereabouts. -- above 130 metres.

2:11:382:11:48

It's good, again. Such a solid ski

jumper for the French team. That is

2:11:512:11:58

their best jump distance wise, 133

metres. We will look at the form and

2:11:582:12:07

also the wind score as well. A

little blustery up there. You will

2:12:072:12:14

see there will be the wind

compensation score. You get given

2:12:142:12:18

extra points if the wind was against

you, not helping you. Points taking

2:12:182:12:24

away if your drum was assisted by

the wind.

2:12:242:12:31

the wind. For now, France hold the

lead.

2:12:352:12:44

lead. Only 22 years old, Eero

Hirvonen from Finland. The best

2:12:442:12:49

athlete on the World Cup circuit

this winter from Finland. Dropping

2:12:492:12:54

down nicely in a strong jump.

Finland will finish well over 130

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metres.

2:13:002:13:06

metres. Those two jumps, neither of

which could even get to 120 metres.

2:13:072:13:17

If you're just joining us, what are

you watching? One pod ski jump, one

2:13:172:13:22

part cross-country skiing.

2:13:222:13:27

part cross-country skiing. Everyone

has one jump on the points will be

2:13:272:13:30

translated into times for a

cross-country ski coming up the

2:13:302:13:32

little later today to decide the

medals. It is a four by five

2:13:322:13:36

kilometre relay. Right now Austria

are in the mix to get some medals

2:13:362:13:41

today. It will come down to

37-year-old Wilhelm Denifl, one of

2:13:412:13:48

the oldest competitors. Can they

keep this momentum going? He can!

2:13:482:13:57

Huge from Wilhelm Denifl.

2:13:572:14:03

Huge from Wilhelm Denifl. The

veteran of the Austrian team pulls

2:14:032:14:06

it out. And Austria are going to be

contenders.

2:14:062:14:21

contenders. Into that landing,

beautifully done. Nice and high,

2:14:212:14:24

settled into it. The poor countries

who have to watch those athletes go

2:14:242:14:34

down, always a relief when you see

them get it right. This is going to

2:14:342:14:37

be good news.

2:14:372:14:43

The judges are taking an extra

couple of seconds. Austria into the

2:14:452:14:53

lead, a great distance from Denifl.

Watabe is the best in the world this

2:14:532:15:04

season, five World Cup victories.

And another big jump. That keeps

2:15:042:15:09

Japan in touch.

2:15:092:15:15

Japan in touch. Still a smile etched

all over his face. A good jump from

2:15:152:15:18

Watabe.

2:15:182:15:23

Watabe. He was a silver medallist

last week in the individual event,

2:15:242:15:29

but two days ago with the large

hole, he was out of the medals. He

2:15:292:15:32

could not keep pace with Germany on

the cross-country skis. He needs a

2:15:322:15:39

big jump to give him a bit of a gap.

Japan will slide into second place,

2:15:392:15:49

14 points behind Austria.

2:15:492:15:54

14 points behind Austria. Each point

is worth about one second and two to

2:15:542:16:00

jump. He won gold two days ago,

Rydzek for Germany.

2:16:002:16:13

Rydzek for Germany. Germany needed

that. He won everything in the world

2:16:132:16:28

last year, and he won Olympic gold

two days ago. This would be the

2:16:292:16:40

first medal for Germany since

reunification. They are the clear

2:16:402:16:46

favourites. And Rydzek delivered

when he needed to. 138 metres, 129.3

2:16:462:16:59

points, they are into second because

Austria have been so strong and

2:16:592:17:02

consistent. Our final

2:17:022:17:09

jump is normally's Schmid. He almost

blew out the landing. Abettors

2:17:162:17:21

distance than before, but not quite

as far. -- a better distance. 102

2:17:212:17:27

metres.

2:17:272:17:32

metres. For all the Olympics, his

chances have disappeared roundabout

2:17:322:17:38

here because his distance has not

been good enough. Norway has a great

2:17:382:17:50

record, Gold medallists in Sochi

2014. Across three was not a part of

2:17:502:17:54

that team. A lot of pressure on him.

This will tell us where we

2:17:542:18:06

This will tell us where we stand.

Japan have sneaked into third place

2:18:072:18:11

and Norway will have some work to

do.

2:18:112:18:17

do. Austria are in the lead after

the jumping round. The cross-country

2:18:182:18:21

will come up in a little while, in

just a moment we will be able to

2:18:212:18:26

tell you the all-important times

that will show you when they will go

2:18:262:18:32

on the cross-country. Austria will

go first. After six seconds Germany

2:18:322:18:35

will start, and it looks

2:18:352:18:43

will start, and it looks like the

top four will be the ones in

2:18:432:18:47

contention.

Austria have the advantage after the

2:18:472:18:56

ski jump, so they will start first

in the cross-country. Borer by five

2:18:562:19:03

kilometres cross-country to see who

takes the gold medal. That will be

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just after ten o'clock, 1020M you

can watch it on the red button. --

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at 10:20am.

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A very good

2:19:292:19:30

A very good morning from here in

Pyeongchang, a 13 of the Winter

2:19:302:19:37

Olympics. It has got a little bit

chilly out here, the wind has picked

2:19:372:19:41

up and snow is falling. But we have

had loads of action to keep us warm.

2:19:412:19:46

Here is what you have missed if you

have just joined us. Great Britain

2:19:462:19:52

are out of the men's curling

competition. Kyle Smith's rink had a

2:19:522:19:57

play-off today against Switzerland

for a place in the semifinals, but

2:19:572:20:00

they went down to a 9-5 defeat.

2:20:002:20:08

they went down to a 9-5 defeat. The

Austrian was top of the pile,

2:20:112:20:15

claiming

2:20:152:20:18

Austrian was top of the pile,

claiming a gold. Sweden won a

2:20:182:20:23

surprise men's slalom gold. Marcel

Hirscher field to finish the first

2:20:232:20:28

run, leaving the Swede top of the

podium. Dave Ryding was ninth. Four

2:20:282:20:36

years after her sister won the title

in Sochi, Michelle Gisin has the

2:20:362:20:42

gold medal for the downhill

combined. USA claimed their first

2:20:422:20:50

gold medal in women's as hockey,

after beating Canada.

2:20:502:21:04

after beating Canada. The Court of

Arbitration for Sport's anti-doping

2:21:042:21:06

division has announced that the

mixed curling bronze medal has been

2:21:062:21:14

stripped from the Russian after

testing positive. It was a ninth

2:21:142:21:21

place finish Dave Ryding, a

career-best result for him.

2:21:212:21:25

place finish Dave Ryding, a

career-best result for him.

2:21:252:21:26

place finish Dave Ryding, a

career-best result for him.

2:21:262:21:28

Britain's best result since Martin

Bell in 1988 in the downhill.

2:21:282:21:33

Britain's Laurie Taylor

2:21:332:21:36

Bell in 1988 in the downhill.

Britain's Laurie Taylor was 26, and

2:21:362:21:37

they both spoke to Chemmy Alcott.

Top ten in the Olympics!

I'm not

2:21:372:21:45

complaining with that! A solid day.

I wish I could have had a little bit

2:21:452:21:50

extra skiing that within me, but in

the end ninth is what I could do.

2:21:502:21:56

Watcher plan to have a solid

performance, did you feel like you

2:21:562:21:59

could let it go enough?

I thought

the second run really suited me. I

2:21:592:22:03

made a couple of mistakes that cost

me the flow of the course, and I

2:22:032:22:09

know I could have had a bit mode at

the same time, but it is the

2:22:092:22:13

Olympics and everyone is feeling the

same thing. Ninth is respectable.

2:22:132:22:20

Were you surprised that

Kristofferson could not handle it?

2:22:202:22:24

Yes, that is the first time he has

been leading after the second round

2:22:242:22:29

and not won. It shows what the

Olympics is like and what these

2:22:292:22:33

conditions are like. A quick word

about the winner? I will be similar

2:22:332:22:42

age at the next Olympics, but he's a

great guy, thoroughly deserved.

You

2:22:422:22:47

did really

2:22:472:22:52

did really well, and with Laurie

Taylor coming up, it is a great

2:22:552:22:58

team.

Yes, it is a great future, I

am 31 but I have a lot of life in me

2:22:582:23:06

yet.

You're going to be the team

leader going into the parallel at

2:23:062:23:09

the end of the Olympics. You have

America in the first round. How do

2:23:092:23:14

you feel?

It is going to be cool, I

can give them a run for the money,

2:23:142:23:18

and I will not be surprised if we

can knock them out. We have some

2:23:182:23:22

good skiers, so we will look forward

to it. Anything can happen.

Laurie

2:23:222:23:34

good skiers, so we will look forward

to it. Anything can happen.

Laurie,

2:23:342:23:34

the best you have achieved, you're

now 26 in the Olympic Games.

How do

2:23:342:23:40

you feel? The top 30 was what I was

hoping for, and I am happy to get

2:23:402:23:44

through the finish line. A great

experience.

You showed you can mix

2:23:442:23:49

it with the big dogs.

There were

sections where you looked so

2:23:492:23:53

comfortable. Yes, I was a bit safe

on the second run, but it was cool.

2:23:532:24:00

Happy to get it down. Just needed to

be consistent, which is what I'm

2:24:002:24:05

working on.

How the butterflies

today?

Yes, the earlier, that is for

2:24:052:24:11

sure.

How was it to be on a team

knowing you're with someone at Lake

2:24:112:24:18

Dave Ryding, pushing the boundaries?

It is great to watch, so many little

2:24:182:24:23

things he does to just made himself

better so I just try to copy what he

2:24:232:24:28

does!

And you're going into the team

parallel, how do you feel about

2:24:282:24:36

that?

We have done some practice on

the starts, so I'm sure it will be

2:24:362:24:41

fun anyway, whatever happens. It is

the kind of event where anything can

2:24:412:24:46

happen and anything goes.

Watching

you on the first run, at the bottom,

2:24:462:24:51

you exhilarated and work the speed.

The parallel is a similar gradient

2:24:512:24:55

to that.

Yes, it is a nice course,

so we will see how it goes.

2:24:552:25:06

so we will see how it goes.

Go, Team

GB! Great stuff. We look forward to

2:25:112:25:17

the Alpine team event on Saturday.

We are heading to the Snow Park

2:25:172:25:20

because today was the final of the

men's half pipe. An American one,

2:25:202:25:26

two, three in qualifying.

2:25:262:25:32

two, three in qualifying. Just over

two years ago one of the competitors

2:25:332:25:36

was told he might not survive after

being left in a coma following a

2:25:362:25:42

infection, but he is embracing life.

Fellow American David Wise, he

2:25:422:25:48

disappointed yesterday, finishing

eighth in the qualifying. Could he

2:25:482:25:51

find his more in the final? Let us

find out with are common to the

2:25:512:26:00

team, Tim Warwood on James Woods.

2:26:002:26:07

The Canadian camp will be fizzing,

for Cassie Sharp's gold medal a few

2:26:112:26:22

days ago, and now, Noah Bowman, who

has the greatest style in the half

2:26:222:26:26

pipe.

Liquid skiing, absolutely. And

everyone's favourite. Watch him.

2:26:262:26:35

Look at this. A huge 362 start

things off.

2:26:352:26:51

This is everything you want to do.

2:26:542:27:01

You can see how confident Noah

Bowman is, and the one thing that

2:27:042:27:09

has run lacks is forward spent in.

He chooses to only do one setup

2:27:092:27:22

check at the top of seven, and 1080

to finish.

2:27:222:27:32

to finish. 89.4, into the lead for

Noah Bowman.

2:27:342:27:42

Noah Bowman. David Wiese, the

defending Olympic champion.

2:27:422:27:53

defending Olympic champion. You

would say he made a meal of

2:27:532:27:55

qualifying, but he sets here in the

quarterfinals, with huge tracks on

2:27:552:27:59

his Arsenal.

An enormous which into

the left side double 12. Oh, no!

2:27:592:28:11

Almost a setup trip this man.

Finding himself in unfamiliar

2:28:112:28:22

territory. You would say he is

finding his form.

He has come out of

2:28:222:28:27

the gate swinging. Absolutely

amazing, and you can see his

2:28:272:28:33

quality. It is insane.

It is all

good.

Coming out of Sherwood Park in

2:28:332:28:44

Canada, the Sochi silver medallist,

Mike Criddle.

2:28:442:28:55

Mike Criddle. -- Mike Riddle. One of

the older men on the circuit, you

2:28:552:28:58

would say. 31. A huge bag of tricks.

Some creative grabs in his trip back

2:28:582:29:08

when he wants to delve deep.

2:29:082:29:16

The classic way he stars, a big left

side double 12. Holding it to

2:29:162:29:23

switch, very impressive. Two hands

on his skis. Right side double 12.

2:29:232:29:35

And double 900, spin. Beautiful.

Look how chill he is. That is the

2:29:352:29:47

epitome of doing less.

That is how

he landed on the transition.

He was

2:29:472:29:56

pointing down the pipe.

2:29:562:30:06

Next to drop, Beau-James Wells, very

very good friends with our

2:30:142:30:19

commentator here! There's his dad,

he's just seen his brother crash out

2:30:192:30:24

in practice before this, how is he

going to be feeling?

He's got New

2:30:242:30:30

Zealand in

2:30:302:30:33

going to be feeling?

He's got New

Zealand on his shoulders and his

2:30:332:30:34

brother on the shoulders. He

couldn't compete due to injury,

2:30:342:30:41

Byron qualified for the finals, he

was looking great in qualification

2:30:412:30:46

but he went down. It's all up to him

now. And I think I will be the

2:30:462:30:51

pressure he's feeling rather than

having New Zealand on his back.

2:30:512:30:55

Breakfast time at the house in a few

weeks could be easier if he could

2:30:552:31:01

podium here. Flag bearer for New

Zealand, dropping switch into hit

2:31:012:31:05

one.

That is his signature opener,

switch back to pipe 720 and a tail

2:31:052:31:13

grab. He's splitting up the double

flares, both ways. We saw that from

2:31:132:31:21

Murray Buchan as well.

My goodness!

Comes across the line like Superman.

2:31:212:31:31

Up to 520 metres.

The double flare,

reaches all the way back to tail,

2:31:312:31:38

but also at the end of the curve, we

call that a blood. He is keen to be

2:31:382:31:43

happy with that.

-- he is going to

be happy. Alex Ferreira, the X games

2:31:432:31:52

silver medallist.

He has been coming

out so strong since day one and he

2:31:522:31:59

has got all the tricks and a

technicality to win this. Not even

2:31:592:32:04

kidding, watch him do it.

He has one

heavy hitting halfback contests. A

2:32:042:32:13

huge 1260 to start.

And a double

flare 1080, taking to switch. The

2:32:132:32:20

first time we've seen that. There's

the other left side double court 12,

2:32:202:32:28

switch, double.

He is helicopter in

the pole. That feels good to him. We

2:32:282:32:40

talk about the riders are happy,

which he clearly is. You can see his

2:32:402:32:47

elation, putting the first run down.

As we said before, this halfpipe's

2:32:472:32:52

final is America's Toulouse. If

everyone runs it clean, it which

2:32:522:32:59

American will be on top.

2:32:592:33:04

American will be on top.

Yes, Alex

Ferreira!

2:33:052:33:13

Now, Aaron Blunck. Our first-place

qualifier.

2:33:132:33:21

If he's got a receipt for this, now

is the time to get it out and redeem

2:33:212:33:30

it.

Big 722 studies off, look for

his switch right double ten, that

2:33:302:33:43

huge aspect. Double flat spin down

the pipe at 900 and right side to

2:33:432:33:50

double 12, my goodness. Just when

you thought it didn't get any

2:33:502:33:53

better, Aaron Blunck drops in.

For

his run, putting those two switch

2:33:532:33:59

doubles back-to-back, that is huge.

The judges will lose their mind

2:33:592:34:03

about that.

Look how blind it is as

well, not even looking where he's

2:34:032:34:07

going, relying really on his Spidey

senses.

If we can't see his eyes, he

2:34:072:34:15

we -- can't see the landing. That

arguably the hardest thing you can

2:34:152:34:24

do, switch down the pipe and he did

it back-to-back.

Oh, goodness me!

2:34:242:34:34

Well, that score doesn't reflect his

reaction.

2:34:342:34:41

reaction. So, the first run looking

very good indeed. Alex Ferreira tops

2:34:432:34:46

the spot for USA from Noah Bowman of

Canada. The Canadian and the Kiwi

2:34:462:34:56

keeping the American podium clean

sweep at bay for now. Next in, Nico

2:34:562:35:01

Porteous, the 16-year-old who had a

stellar run and in your eyes,

2:35:012:35:08

probably the best run he's ever had

in the pipe.

Blinding run on the

2:35:082:35:14

first run and all he could do is

improve. He can sit back and be

2:35:142:35:18

confident. He's got a brilliant

result on his back, he is so young

2:35:182:35:23

and he has so much more to give.

Starting off with something

2:35:232:35:33

different, double cork 1440.

First

1440 we've seen in the pipe in the

2:35:332:35:39

final.

Backing it up the forward

right side double 12, oh, days,

2:35:392:35:45

what's he got? Double alley-oop flat

spin nine, perfect! Is huge! The

2:35:452:35:54

16-year-old has delivered like Wayne

Rooney his debut.

2:35:542:36:01

Rooney his debut. My goodness, the

youngster! He had enough height on

2:36:012:36:07

the VAT. Three and a half rotations.

Oh, my goodness! He cannot believe

2:36:072:36:12

it!

Nico Porteous is well on his way

to upsetting that potential US 1-2-

2:36:122:36:23

three with a huge score, man!

If you

want to know just how exciting this

2:36:232:36:30

is, James Woods is standing on his

seat in the commentary booth! All

2:36:302:36:34

eyes go back to the top, the

defending Olympic champion gets the

2:36:342:36:39

sum of enough respect from the start

Marshall. His time to turn it on.

2:36:392:36:45

The man who does not take no for an

answer when it comes to being taken

2:36:452:36:50

down in the halfpipe. He's a

fighter, that's for sure, dropping

2:36:502:36:55

in switch.

Dropping in a massive

switch, and he's gone!

This is

2:36:552:37:03

incredible. I can't believe this is

happening to David Wise.

The man

2:37:032:37:07

whose Pringles pressure on his

breakfast cereal is all of a sudden,

2:37:072:37:12

and his fans are stunned.

-- he

sprinkles pressure on his breakfast

2:37:122:37:18

cereal.

He has clipped the deck.

That is how these skis are designed

2:37:182:37:25

to do that, to save your legs in a

less savoury crash.

2:37:252:37:32

Torin Yater-Wallace.

Put a little

bit of fuel on his fire and you will

2:37:372:37:45

see him go mad. Not the first run,

he's not sitting where he wants to

2:37:452:37:50

be. He's nowhere near it.

Back in

2017, this boy had an infection and

2:37:502:37:57

very nearly died, he was in a coma

and he's come out guns blazing since

2:37:572:38:01

then. Look how big that is!

Are

right double 12 to start things, his

2:38:012:38:08

signature move and everyone seems to

be taking it from him. Left side

2:38:082:38:11

1080, all the way round, switch,

left, right, right, and there it is!

2:38:112:38:20

Double alley-oop, he's got no pipe

left!

He couldn't land it! He ran

2:38:202:38:24

out of spite. We spoke about it on

the run before. He could have got

2:38:242:38:30

another hit in but you will not see

a bigger fifth hit today than that.

2:38:302:38:37

He has no business doing that there.

And he knows at that point, he can

2:38:372:38:40

see the lip. Oh! Disaster!

And that

saw, man, that's really, really

2:38:402:38:48

sore. You know smile is? That's, I

have got this final in the bag if I

2:38:482:38:57

can figure out how to do it!

Alex

Ferreira the sixth, in second.

A

2:38:572:39:09

surprise position for had to be in,

he dropped a massive score, the rest

2:39:092:39:14

of the rest of directors did not

land perfect runs, then Nico

2:39:142:39:18

Porteous came down and dropped some

incredible fire. Back on the hot

2:39:182:39:26

seat, massive.

Keeps his speed into

the double 1080 switch. Down the

2:39:262:39:31

pipe, 1080, back-to-back tent, need

to wrap it up which she does. Final

2:39:312:39:37

hits.

I can't do it!

Even better

than his first run!

For out. Alex

2:39:372:39:45

Ferreira is stepping up to the

plate, man.

Holy cow! The Harry

2:39:452:39:53

Potter of the halfpipe world, just a

wizard through this.

Ludicrous. His

2:39:532:40:02

classic helicopter pole. It is an

unknown entity, Nico Porteous on the

2:40:022:40:10

top, dropping a run like that. 14 to

the two cork chips, gorgeous.

2:40:102:40:15

Something we have never -- two

switch hits.

Oh, my goodness!

Alex

2:40:152:40:28

Ferreira, I think he'll explode if

he wins a gold medal. I think

2:40:282:40:30

actually explode.

I do know what?

The magnitude of this competition, I

2:40:302:40:38

think it just hit Nico Porteous.

So the second run, looking like

2:40:382:40:46

this.

2:40:462:40:54

Nico Porteous with a crazy run in

second and Alex Ferreira once again

2:40:542:40:58

answers straight back with 96 flat.

Nico Porteous, beginning of this

2:40:582:41:09

final, so grateful to be here and he

knows he's got the big tricks but he

2:41:092:41:11

doesn't have the experience and the

name that a lot of these guys have.

2:41:112:41:15

He comes down these runs and puts

down 94 point something which blew

2:41:152:41:19

the field away. And all of a sudden

when Alex Ferreira takes the lead of

2:41:192:41:24

him, the world will come crashing

down and this competition hits him.

2:41:242:41:30

He's chilling!

He's accessing the

second run as

2:41:302:41:39

He's chilling!

He's accessing the

second run is an absolute blinder.

2:41:392:41:40

He doesn't feel he's going to

improve so he's just surfing and

2:41:402:41:44

enjoying himself. He says, I will

not better that.

Interesting move

2:41:442:41:52

from him not taking his third run.

But that second run, man!

Now, David

2:41:522:42:01

Wise, the defending Olympic

champion, the most winningest mail-

2:42:012:42:07

type skiers.

No something if you are

the best in world? Ask David Wise

2:42:072:42:15

right now. -- are the nerves of

thing if you are the best in the

2:42:152:42:19

world? He has won it more than you

can think to nudge, switch right

2:42:192:42:25

down the pipe, ten, not as clean,

competing in nicely. Left side

2:42:252:42:30

double cork 1260. He's put it down.

Switch, left, down the pipe, ten,

2:42:302:42:39

Whiteside 12 to finish the 12 of

four, four doubles, boom! Perfect!

2:42:392:42:48

The only thing they can pick out of

this run is that very first hit, the

2:42:482:42:53

switch right double 1080. Did he

wiggle out of it and not hold the

2:42:532:42:57

grab as long as he could, was it a

stress to land it? This was not.

2:42:572:43:04

Under the most amount of pressure!

97.2! The defending Olympic champion

2:43:042:43:14

pulls a proverbial rabbit out of the

hat there.

2:43:142:43:17

What can this boy to? Beau-James

Wells.

He's done everything that he

2:43:222:43:30

has planned to do, in this year

leading up to this, he has been

2:43:302:43:34

eyeing up the Olympics for a long

time.

2:43:342:43:40

time. He's got a switch double in

his arsenal, he has started every

2:43:402:43:44

run with a big switch left down the

pipe 720 with a big tail grab and

2:43:442:43:49

lots of style. He does have a switch

double in his arsenal, whether he

2:43:492:43:54

will use it right now or try and

boost the run that he knows better

2:43:542:43:58

than anyone, to try up upper school,

or about to find out. Switch, relief

2:43:582:44:06

fast, -- really fast, switch double

down the past, he releases it. This

2:44:062:44:10

is the runner. All he has to do is

get straight back into his routine

2:44:102:44:18

that he has been in for a long time.

Right side double flare licking

2:44:182:44:22

them. -- linking them. Left double

12. Well done, that man. Talk about

2:44:222:44:32

stepping up and it counts, man.

You

said it, you knew he had the switch

2:44:322:44:41

double in his arsenal, Nico Porteous

gives him a big hug.

What a nice

2:44:412:44:46

rotation, that's what we have seen

punished Kevin Rolland similar

2:44:462:44:51

terms.

No! He hasn't! Fourth-place

for him.

2:44:512:45:01

for him. So, Alex Ferreira. I can't

even begin to describe how he's

2:45:022:45:05

feeling at the moment.

He knows he's

second, maybe third Aaron Blunck can

2:45:052:45:11

pick him but he's on the podium.

He's definitely going to want to

2:45:112:45:15

punch for the top spot.

He's got it

done. First after his first run,

2:45:152:45:21

first after his second run, can he

be first after his third?

2:45:212:45:27

Improvements in both of his runs. If

ever there was a time to rip the lid

2:45:272:45:31

off it, this is it.

2:45:312:45:37

He is running on pure adrenaline.

Massive!

The TV does not do that

2:45:492:45:55

justice.

My goodness! He has knocked

it out the park. He strapped into a

2:45:552:46:04

space rocket and sent it into outer

space! I have never seen anything

2:46:042:46:11

like that in my life.

2:46:112:46:17

like that in my life. I think he is

about to explode because I am not

2:46:182:46:21

sure what will happen is that goes

into first. 96.4. Look at that!

2:46:212:46:30

into first. 96.4. Look at that! That

is a final to remember. I hope you

2:46:332:46:36

had that recorded because it will

take some re-watching to try to

2:46:362:46:40

decipher the code of that. Alex

Ferreira takes second. A huge shout

2:46:402:46:49

out to Porteous, but David Wise, the

Olympic champion, has pulled the cat

2:46:492:46:54

out of the bag in his third and

final run.

2:46:542:47:06

Talk about pulling it out of the bag

when it counts. What a final run

2:47:182:47:22

that was. 97.2. Last chance saloon,

and he absolutely nailed it. Called

2:47:222:47:32

for the American.

2:47:322:47:37

for the American. We have just seen

the ski jump section of the Nordic

2:47:372:47:41

combined, and we now have a little

bit of backstage footage. Here is

2:47:412:47:48

how they prepare for the ski jump.

If you thought Patrick Swayze had

2:47:482:47:52

the lift

2:47:522:48:01

the lift nailed IN DIRTY DANCING,

look at this. Brilliant pictures.

2:48:012:48:09

Something else involving heightened

adrenaline, a couple of days ago you

2:48:092:48:15

will have seen the women's half big

a snowboarding qualifying. It was

2:48:152:48:19

one of the biggest standards in

freestyle snowboarding we have had

2:48:192:48:27

here in Pyeongchang. A sensational

standard. Anna Gasser was the

2:48:272:48:31

favourite going in, and she topped

the pile heading into the final.

2:48:312:48:36

Three jumps, and the best one p. Let

us head to Phoenix Park to see how

2:48:362:48:41

it unfolded with Ed Leigh.

Welcome to Alpensia Ski Jumping

2:48:412:48:49

Centre. Today it is the women's

snowboard.

2:48:492:49:05

Dropping and switching, going huge!

2:49:072:49:14

Absolutely phenomenal from her. A

bit of a wash. Nearly 100 degrees of

2:49:142:49:22

rotation before she takes off. That

is the only fault. She is in

2:49:222:49:28

control, 70.5.

There are some big

tricks coming.

2:49:282:49:43

There is the clipboard of power back

in the mix!

2:49:472:49:54

Do you know what the big difference

there is?

It is the grab. She only

2:50:032:50:15

just got it.

2:50:152:50:23

just got it. She took a gold medal

in slopestyle. Jimmy Anderson is the

2:50:232:50:29

most experienced and successful

women in freestyle snowboarding

2:50:292:50:32

right now. She is missing none of

the big trophies. Just relaxing.

2:50:322:50:44

Should put doubles in her locker of

tricks. She has gone straight in for

2:50:442:50:48

the front-end.

2:50:482:50:53

the front-end. -- 510. Look at this!

The grab is held. She stomps it just

2:50:532:51:00

after the second line. Lowe that was

so nice. So compact.

That has to be

2:51:002:51:09

in the 90s.

2:51:092:51:14

in the 90s.

The 16-year-old Japanese

rider. Jamie Jones was talking to

2:51:172:51:25

her coach,

2:51:252:51:32

her coach, and that they asked what

they did to help her.

They said they

2:51:322:51:40

do not need to do anything.

2:51:402:51:44

That was amazing. We both just said

wow! Look at the grab. It was short.

2:51:492:52:04

Apart from letting go of the grab

early, that was clean.

So clean.

2:52:042:52:14

early, that was clean.

So clean. So

Iwabuchi slide behind Jamie

2:52:152:52:16

Anderson.

A very good score.

From

the 16-year-old today 31-year-old

2:52:162:52:27

veteran. She came to snowboarding in

2015, out of snowboard cross.

2:52:272:52:46

She has it on rails. A lot of

control.

2:52:552:53:02

control.

This is awesome to watch.

Fujimori, very pleased with that

2:53:032:53:09

first jump.

2:53:092:53:19

The two Americans will be looking to

improve on their second runs.

2:53:422:53:49

Candrian needs this, she fell in the

first run.

2:53:552:54:02

A tiny scuff of the hand.

She just

misses it. She's so close to getting

2:54:172:54:23

it.

Look at that, a 1080, and she

has one score on the board.

2:54:232:54:36

has one score on the board. Back to

the top, Jamie Anderson. She puts so

2:54:362:54:40

much pressure on everyone. What are

we going to see from her? This is

2:54:402:54:51

critical.

2:54:512:55:01

How did you hold onto that?

I like

how she does that, it is very

2:55:052:55:16

different from the other girls, it

is like a different rotation.

2:55:162:55:24

Pulling it with the mute grab.

Everything compact so far. She's in

2:55:252:55:31

the enviable position of two huge

scores under her belt.

2:55:312:55:44

That was amazing!

I love this trick,

I find this more impressive than the

2:55:562:56:03

frontside, it is massive, beautiful

and it is the hardest rotation.

And

2:56:032:56:11

she went so highly.

You are going

backwards turning into the abyss.

2:56:112:56:17

The part at the end of my favourite

part.

She controls the end

2:56:172:56:22

perfectly. She has the double

backflip in there.

2:56:222:56:33

backflip in there. There were go,

92.

It is so deserved.

The New

2:56:332:56:41

Zealander has a fantastic -- had a

fantastic second jump.

2:56:412:56:48

fantastic second jump. Anna Gasser,

the Austrian, stands atop the run

2:56:502:56:53

in. 85.5 on the board at the moment.

2:56:532:57:08

It is going to be the back side

double Cork. She stomps it! The

2:57:132:57:25

take-off!

That was amazing! She so

deserves this. She has been able to

2:57:252:57:33

come out and showcase the very best

of women's snowboarding, stomping

2:57:332:57:38

two from two. The best combined

score from two jumps and she has

2:57:382:57:46

given herself the luxury to go for

her very best trick on her third and

2:57:462:57:50

final run. 89? I thought she would

have got a lot higher than that.

Not

2:57:502:58:00

the biggest jump we have seen, but

very close. The consistency and size

2:58:002:58:09

of the jumps from Anderson has been

breathtaking. Anna Gasser, only

2:58:092:58:14

three points behind.

2:58:142:58:21

three points behind. That you jump

from the New Zealander is in third

2:58:212:58:22

place.

2:58:222:58:31

place. Marry no wonder Candrian can

move up with a big third jump. The

2:58:312:58:38

third jump is approaching, and at

the moment is -- it is a big battle.

2:58:382:58:52

Silje Norendal is definitely in the

running for the bronze medal if she

2:58:522:58:56

can want something big.

Definitely,

she has a solid 70 point, and can

2:58:562:59:01

put down something in the mid-80s.

And she is in third place.

2:59:012:59:12

And she is in third place.

She holds

her nerve really well. Just watching

2:59:122:59:18

the wind here.

2:59:182:59:23

What was she doing?

She has already

done a perfect CAB nine, so... That

2:59:352:59:42

was never going to get scored, a

really odd decision from Silje

2:59:422:59:46

Norendal. She saw this to be a big

scoring jump, and thought she could

2:59:462:59:52

add more to that than the other.

A

combined score of 131.5. That is

2:59:523:00:04

good enough for fifth at the moment.

The frontside 1080 is in the bag for

3:00:043:00:14

Candrian.

3:00:143:00:21

Wonder What's Next? Backside?

She's

dropping in switch, switch backside.

3:00:223:00:36

Oh, now we have a game on our hands.

Switch backside nine.

And frontside

3:00:363:00:43

1080. Missed the grab again.

It

looks like she did exactly the same.

3:00:433:00:48

Almost got it.

Just cannot get the

grabs today but two really big spins

3:00:483:00:56

in there. It's actually lovely. If

you look at these rotations in a

3:00:563:01:03

modular cents...

A BigHand drag

though. They have definitely

3:01:033:01:12

penalised her for that.

Jamie

Anderson. So, Anderson so used to

3:01:123:01:23

qualifying in first, only made it

through in sixth place, so she drops

3:01:233:01:27

in the middle of the pack here. That

hasn't stopped her adding the

3:01:273:01:32

pressure to all of the other riders.

Her first jump, 90 points, she

3:01:323:01:38

backed it up with 87.25, so she has

the luxury of really going for it

3:01:383:01:43

here. The body language isn't quite

as relaxed

3:01:433:01:50

here. The body language isn't quite

as relaxed. No, maybe she's going

3:01:503:01:55

for something big. We didn't see the

little shimmy.

3:01:553:02:02

little shimmy. Cab 1082 the last

line! How did she not explode into a

3:02:043:02:09

million that was sick? -- a million

pieces!

That was sick. She knew she

3:02:093:02:18

had to do that because she knew Anna

Gasser would be dropping in after

3:02:183:02:23

her and doing the same trick. That

was impressive.

So Jamie Anderson

3:02:233:02:30

with that drop has potentially left

the door open for Anna Gasser.

3:02:303:02:41

But this is going to be one of the

most interesting jumps.

3:02:413:02:50

most interesting jumps. Zoi Sadowski

Synnott, having absolutely stumped

3:02:503:02:51

the double backflip and the switch

backside 900, can now drop in.

3:02:513:02:58

Frontside? No, wait? Frontside 1080?

No one has seen that yet.

This is so

3:02:583:03:07

good to watch.

There could have been

it. At team frontside ten for her

3:03:073:03:14

could have been gold. She only

needed and 87 to go into the lead.

I

3:03:143:03:24

did not expect that from her, I

don't even think I've seen her do

3:03:243:03:28

that or try that before.

3:03:283:03:35

that or try that before.

The double

backflip was the weak link. I can't

3:03:353:03:39

believe I'm saying that. That puts

her in third place. Behind Anna

3:03:393:03:44

Gasser who is yet to drop and Jamie

Anderson, who currently occupies the

3:03:443:03:48

gold medal position. Also still to

drop is Reira Iwabuchi. She is the

3:03:483:04:05

smallest and lightest in the final.

There is a lot of wind up there.

We

3:04:053:04:11

will see the backside 1080 again,

I'm sure of it. She want it this

3:04:113:04:14

time.

So driven and self-motivated.

She was pushing to land this

3:04:143:04:22

backside double cork 1080. Too slow.

The rotation just wasn't there.

3:04:223:04:34

She's been throwing them so

consistently. She'd seen Jamie

3:04:343:04:38

Anderson go and she thought, I'm

going massive. She slowed the

3:04:383:04:41

rotation down because of that.

3:04:413:04:44

If she's just gone that little bit

bigger.

There's only one woman left

3:04:473:04:53

to drop now who can knock Zoi

Sadowski Synnott out a bronze medal

3:04:533:05:00

position. Reira Iwabuchi on 147.5.

3:05:003:05:10

Yuka Fujimori, 41 years old.

I

wonder if we will see the cab 99, or

3:05:193:05:27

French 99? She just got allowable --

front double nine? She just got a

3:05:273:05:36

little bit lost before.

Anything in

the 90s will boost her right up.

3:05:363:05:47

And she stayed in the rotation way

better. She committed to the second

3:05:513:05:59

cork.

Over rotated a little bit.

Disappointment for Yuka Fujimori.

3:05:593:06:05

She can't land those last two jumps

after a beautiful backside 900 on

3:06:053:06:10

her first hit.

3:06:103:06:15

her first hit. A phenomenal

performance from Yuka Fujimori. She

3:06:173:06:22

can't land that third run, so it's

122.75 and the 16-year-old New

3:06:223:06:30

Zealander knows that she has a

bronze medal. And Jamie Anderson

3:06:303:06:37

knows that she's got at the very

least a silver, only this woman can

3:06:373:06:41

move her out of gold medal position.

What are we going to see, Jamie?

I

3:06:413:06:45

want to see a cab double ten, needs

to be big.

Switch frontside 1080,

3:06:453:06:53

three full rotations. Rotating with

your front opening up the landing.

3:06:533:06:59

Anna Gasser, so consistent, we've

seen her land two beautiful jumps

3:06:593:07:06

already today. There hasn't been a

moment of doubt or hesitation. Can

3:07:063:07:11

she seal it now? Anderson just

looked so relaxed. I'm a bit

3:07:113:07:20

nervous, really nervous.

3:07:203:07:22

Oh, my gosh! This one is coming down

to the wire! I didn't think she had

3:07:303:07:35

that. I thought first corkscrew was

too vertical. Look at how made up

3:07:353:07:42

she is. We talked about this being

the best example, the best

3:07:423:07:48

exposition of women's riding, and

look at this. This is what it means

3:07:483:07:51

to them to be able to lay down in

perfect conditions on a brilliant

3:07:513:07:55

job. It's the opposite scenario to

what we saw in women's slopestyle

3:07:553:07:59

week ago.

The pop on that.

The

style!

She went deep as well. That,

3:07:593:08:07

for me...

Watch the back leg through

the second corkscrew. Hold the grab

3:08:073:08:13

down through.

No hands down. 96, I

reckon. Highest scoring of the day

3:08:133:08:23

without a doubt.

I think that's the

most fickle and stylish trick we've

3:08:233:08:27

ever seen in women's snowboarding.

-- most technical and stylish trick.

3:08:273:08:33

96, yes!

And it is the gold medal.

Well-deserved.

Very, very

3:08:333:08:40

well-deserved.

3:08:403:08:45

well-deserved. Anna Gasser, just

making it into gold medal position

3:08:453:08:48

ahead of Jamie Anderson.

Look at

those scores!

Incredibly bright

3:08:483:08:54

future for the New Zealander Julie

Zoi Sadowski Synnott. Reira

3:08:543:09:00

Iwabuchi, the other rocky, down in

fourth.

3:09:003:09:03

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If you need any inspiration, look no

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to me. The sole member of team

Ghana, the skeleton rider here in

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Pyeongchang, whatever the few weeks

been like for you?

A dream come

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true. It's been an amazing

experience, the people into a macro

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have been great, my family were

here, I was able to doubt a dream

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and -- there to dream and achieve my

dream. It has been a great

3:10:003:10:07

experience so far.

What has the

Olympic dream been for you, how long

3:10:073:10:10

have you had this dream?

Sits over

17 years old, so about 15 years, I

3:10:103:10:16

missed it twice, this is my third

strike so I was grateful to get the

3:10:163:10:20

opportunity to be here.

All in

skeleton?

Know, one man three

3:10:203:10:25

sports. I did track and field as a

youth, I converted to bobsleigh

3:10:253:10:32

brakeman and now skeleton.

It's been

a long journey, how hard journey has

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been to get here filing the

Olympics?

It's been a tough journey,

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I was born in Ghana and grew up in

the Netherlands, I was recruited by

3:10:403:10:47

a coach and at the age of 17 I won

my first goals, and I believed in

3:10:473:10:59

myself and my coach believed in me.

In 2012, I was injured so I could

3:10:593:11:06

not compete. Then Nicola Minichiello

recruited me. She thought I could do

3:11:063:11:12

well as the brakeman, so I missed

Sochi. I missed that as well. I

3:11:123:11:22

didn't know whether I was going to

continue, but I was inspired by

3:11:223:11:25

Nicola and my wife to continue and I

was acquitted by Ghana.

Nicola is

3:11:253:11:31

with us later on I am sure she is

watching. Tellers at about the

3:11:313:11:36

journey about away from H is about

the journey away from this board,

3:11:363:11:41

your funding?

Yes, and the sole

member, the president, accountant,

3:11:413:11:47

all of the above? We have local

board members in Ghana as well. I

3:11:473:11:52

had to fulfil my dream by starting

on my own, after missing the

3:11:523:11:56

Olympics twice, no company believes

someone who missed the Olympics

3:11:563:12:01

twice from Africa going headfirst on

ice, so I had to prove it twice so I

3:12:013:12:10

went selling vacuum cleaners

door-to-door from a PM to midnight.

3:12:103:12:13

You are wearing the team -- from a

PM to midnight. You are wearing the

3:12:133:12:19

team colours of Ghana, how pride are

you?

I am only the second Winter

3:12:193:12:26

Olympian, the first in skeleton. The

opportunity to wave my country is

3:12:263:12:31

emotional. No athletes have really

had that opportunity. Any time you

3:12:313:12:36

get to wave the flag, the flag of a

country who fought for independence,

3:12:363:12:40

and I was able to wave the flag and

inspire people in my country. It was

3:12:403:12:44

a very special moment.

I'm sure you

inspire people outside of Ghana as

3:12:443:12:49

well. What would you say to anyone

watching this too has a dream?

First

3:12:493:12:52

of all, it get up, don't get surfing

on that couch, get something that

3:12:523:12:59

you're good at, get good people

around you, I don't believe in a

3:12:593:13:02

self made man, you surround yourself

with people and they will bring you

3:13:023:13:09

up. If failure was the last step,

there would not be success, you have

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to fail before you succeed.

Your

dance has gone viral at the finish

3:13:133:13:17

line, can you get us a rendition?

I

will give you a little bit of the

3:13:173:13:23

fever, and the dance. There's not

much room has a well make it simple.

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Don't forget to salute the audience.

Brilliant, thank you! You have been

3:13:313:13:36

brilliant here. Well done for

achieving an epic dream and thank

3:13:363:13:41

you for joining us. We're heading

over to BBC now to join Clare

3:13:413:13:48

Balding who will take you to the

rest of the sport, short track speed

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skating and the men's curling

semifinals. Have a very good day, or

3:13:513:13:56

see you tomorrow morning.

3:13:563:14:00

Eilidh Barbour presents live coverage of the Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The day's action includes the men's team large hill Nordic combined, while there are also highlights of the gold medal game in the women's ice hockey.