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Wise gets a win and earns chance to defend Olympic gold

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SNOWMASS, Colo. - American David Wise will get the chance to defend his Olympic gold medal after wrapping up his spot in the Pyeongchang Games with a victory in a ski halfpipe qualifier on Friday.
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Sochi halfpipe champs David Wise, Maddie Bowman qualify for PyeongChang

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David Wise and Maddie Bowman will both have the opportunity to defend their freeski halfpipe Olympic titles. The two gold medalists from the Sochi Winter Games qualified for PyeongChang at the U.S. Grand Prix at Snowmass, the fourth of five selection events for the U.S. Olympic ski halfpipe team. Wise won the men's contest, topping a stacked field that included U.S. teammates Alex Ferreira, Aaron Blunck and Gus Kenworthy. In his winning run, Wise landed a technical sequence of tricks that included a switch double cork 1080 and double cork 1260s on both walls.
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Olympic ski jumping champ Stoch primed for Pyeongchang

Olympic ski jumping champ Stoch primed for Pyeongchang

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With a historic win on the World Cup circuit this season, double Olympic champion Kamil Stoch is in peak form as he aims to defend his ski jumping titles at the Pyeongchang Games.
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