Jamie Anderson Wins Snowboarding Slopestyle Gold Medal for USA (VIDEO)

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By Shari Weiss


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Team USA scored another gold metal at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Sunday, thanks to Jamie Anderson.


The athlete won the women’s snowboarding slopestyle competition, topping Enni Rukajarvi of Finland (silver) and Jenny Jones of Britain (bronze).

The 23-year-old from Lake Tahoe, Calif. was understandably ecstatic — and emotional — as she celebrated at Russia’s Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

The win marks the second gold and a slopestyle sweep for the U.S., following Sage Kotsenburg’s first-place finish in the men’s event on Saturday.

Team USA is now tied with the Netherlands and Norway.


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