Canada's Mark McMorris just threw TWO triple corks in his second run. No falls, maybe a slight hand drag.
88 90 89 88 88 90
88.75. Kotsenburg holds onto the top spot.
Riders are falling left and right. Sage Kotsenburg must wait out five more before he finds out if he's won the first gold medal of the Sochi Games.
Sweden's Sven Thorgren comes in strong at 87.50, good for third. He's in line for the bronze pending four more talented riders.
Through 8 of 12 riders:
1. Sage Kotsenburg (USA): 93.50
2. Mark McMorris (CAN): 88.75
3. Sven Thorgren (SWE): 87.50
Sitting in the first place spot with two riders left, Kotsenburg is guaranteed a medal.
It's the America's 254th Winter Olympics medal in history.
It's all over. Your final medal standings from the first men's slopestyle event in Olympics history:
Gold: Sage Kotsenburg (USA)
Silver: Staale Sandbech (NOR)
Bronze: Mark McNorris (SWE)
And there's your final from the rink.
Team USA's women's ice hockey team begins its campaign for gold with a win over Finland. Final: 3-1. The Americans outshot the Finns 43-15.
Next up on the rink is a showdown between Canada, the defending gold medal winner, and Switzerland. The puck drops at 8 a.m. ET.
Shifting gears a bit, the Ladies' 15 km skiathlon just wrapped up.
Total Scandinavian domination. Norway came close to the clean sweep, but Charlotte Kalla from Sweden snuck into second. Norway's Marit Bjoergen and Heidi Weng with the gold and bronze, respectively.