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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — On a day when Shaun White made history with his third Olympic gold medal in men’s halfpipe, the U.S. team celebrated its 100th gold in Winter Games history.

At these Games, American snowboarders have swept the golds in men’s and women’s halfpipe and the slopestyle events. 


Of the 100 total golds in U.S. history, snowboarders have claimed 14 of those since the sport made its debut in the 1998 Nagano Games.

The U.S. team has seven overall medals at these Games, trailing leader Germany by five.

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On hold for another day is Mikaela Shiffrin’s Alpine racing debut here as the slalom was pushed back to Friday.  She is the defending Olympic champion, the current overall World Cup leader and an overwhelming favorite in the event.

Norway currently leads the all-time Winter Olympics list with 121 gold medals, ahead of the U.S. (100) and Germany (92).

 

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