SPOILER ALERT: Gold medal in men's halfpipe skiing
Watch WTHR Channel 13.1 tonight at 5:00 and 6:00 pm, and Olympic Zone at 7:30 pm, for reports from Anne Marie Tiernon and Dave Calabro, who are on assignment in Sochi, Russia.
Also, you can watch this event tonight at 8:00 pm on WTHR.
David Wise won the gold medal in the Olympic debut of halfpipe skiing Tuesday, cutting through heavy snow to easily outclass the field.
The 23-year-old American scored a 92 on his first run through the halfpipe clogged by wet, soggy rain and snow all night.
Mike Riddle of Canada took silver with a 90.6 and Kevin Rolland of France won bronze.
Wise came into the Sochi Olympics with three straight Winter X Games titles to his credit.
Variable conditions have played a part in many of the action-sport events. A week earlier, Shaun White had trouble on the same halfpipe and finished fourth.
Not so for Wise, whose first-run score held up as the snow got heavier.
Tonight's schedule on WTHR: Alpine Skiing (Women's Giant Slalom), Freestyle Skiing (Men's Halfpipe), Bobsled (Women's), Snowboarding (Men's Snowboard Cross)
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