David Wise wins halfpipe skiing gold
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- David Wise soared through sleet and snow and ended up with gold -- a mighty nice present to bring home to his daughter.
Skiing with a heart-shaped rock he got from his wife and in front of a crowd waving pictures of his 2-year-old girl, Nayeli, the 23-year-old from Reno, Nev., overcame sloppy conditions to win the first Olympic ski halfpipe contest.
A high-flying show this was not. But Wise overcame the conditions to score a 92 on his first run, ...
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2014 SOCHI OLYMPICS: DAY 12
A recap of our top stories and videos from Tuesday, Feb. 18 at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi: