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Sunday, January 13, 2002
Sorsa, Alzina win snowboard events

Associated Press

ALPE D'HUEZ, France -- Finnish snowboarder Heikki Sorsa won a World Cup half-pipe event Sunday and Frenchwoman Cecile Alzina captured the women's event.

Sorsa won for the first time this season, earning a best score of 44.4 points out of a possible 50. Norway's Halvor Lunn was second and Finland's Risto Mattila was third.

Alzina scored a winning 44.6 points in her second run. Canada's Maelle Ricker took the silver and France's Doriane Vidal won the bronze.