Local Snowboarder Wins Gold

February 9, 2014

in News

Jamie Anderson, daughter of Hartland’s Lauren Anderson, took Olympic gold in the snowboard slopestyle event in Sochi.

She scored a 95.25 in her final run. Enni Rukajarvi of Finland took silver (92.50) and Jenny Jones of Britain took bronze (87.25).

Anderson, 23, of Lake Tahoe, Calif., was a favorite to win the event, which contains a series of rails and jumps. This is the first time slopestyle was in the Olmpics.

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