American men 1-2 in halfpipe

Updated: March 5, 2013, 4:50 PM ET
Associated Press

OSLO, Norway -- David Wise of the United States has won his first halfpipe title at the world freestyle skiing championships.

Wise earned 96.2 points on Tuesday from his first run, leading a 1-2 American finish in Oslo, Norway. World Cup leader Torin Yater-Wallace followed with a first run of 95.6 and Thomas Krief of France was third.

Wise, a four-time U.S. champion, was fourth in the two previous worlds in 2009 and 2011.

Virginie Faivre of Switzerland has regained the title ...

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