Americans Land Silver, Bronze At X Games Superpipe

2012-01-28 13:45

ASPEN, CO (Jan. 28) –Maddie Bowman (South Lake Tahoe, CA) was second and U.S. Freeskiing's Brita Sigourney (Carmel, CA) third Saturday as Canadian Roz Groenwoud claimed the women's ski superpipe victory at Winter X Games. Groenewoud posted an X Games record 93.66 and dedicated her victory to teammate Sarah Burke.


  • Roz Groenewoud was sporting Sarah Burke stickers on her helmet for her late teammate during the competition
  • Groenewoud won her first X Games gold in her fifth appearance in the competition
  • Groenewoud’s winning run: straight air, right 900 to left 540 to right 540 to left 720 to her first unnatural 720 in competition
  • Maddie Bowman had three runs with scores above 90. The best, a 92, earned silver
  • Britta Sigourney hit the first 1080 in women's competition, nabbing a 90.66 for bronze

Roz Goenewoud

It means so much. After the tribute on Thursday, I am so proud to be a skier. The outpouring of support has been amazing. I felt like I had Sarah with me. She has been a teammate for so long. This is for Sarah.

Maddie Bowman

Honestly this is kind of shocking, it is just now sinking in. It’s great and I am honored to be able to go out and ski like Sarah would have wanted.

Brita Sigourney

I am always happy to be on the podium. It was definitely stressful today and I don’t usually ski well under pressure but I pulled it off today.


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