The qualifying round was scheduled to take place after the conclusion of the men's event, which saw 17-year-old Red Gerard secure gold for the first US medal in PyeongChang.
The 17-year-old snowboarder became the youngest American to medal in a snowboarding event at the Olympics by winning the slopestyle. Gerards gold is the first Team USA medal in Pyeongchang. And after a qualifying run that yielded this hilarious CBC commentary, McMorris reached the podium Sunday alongside countryman Max Parrot, who captured silver to give Canada its first two medals of the PyeongChang games.
McMorris had an advantage knowing the score he needed to put up in his final run, but the 2014 bronze medalist under-rotated on a jump and crashed, ensuring he couldn't overtake Gerard.
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This was not the first time an American gold medal performance on NBC was spoiled. His score of 87.16 was just enough to slip by Parrot. In a backcountry fall, he fractured his jaw, left arm, pelvis, multiple ribs, suffered a collapsed left lung and ruptured his spleen.
Dutchman Sven Kramer roared to a third straight Olympic title in the men's 5,000m speed skating, while Germany's Arnd Peiffer upstaged Martin Fourcade, France's most decorated winter Olympian with four medals, to grab a surprise win in the men's 10km sprint biathlon.
"No, honestly. I'm always thinking day-by-day, I've never been the guy that thinks into the future", he said.
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Commenters were pleased with happy-ending story and impressed with the agility of the child, whose age was not provided. Fire officials were able to extract the boy in "short order" while causing minimal damage to the game.
The actual country was banned from participating from this year's games.
Gerard, renowned for his prowess on rails - thanks in partly to the terrain park in the backyard of his family's Silverthorne home - wove a creative line through the course's byzantine rail section, which offered myriad opportunities for riders.
"I know what I can do better".
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"It was the cleanest trick in my run so I was really stoked on that and that was definitely the deciding factor for me", he said.
Canadians Tyler Nicholson and Sebastien Toutant placed 7th and 11th respectively. "If North and South Korea will send unified teams on sports and all other sectors, we'll have good results", North Korean player Jong Su Hyon said after the game.
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The big air finals are set for February 23-24 at Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre.