Olympics: Snowboarding - Women's slopestyle final delayed

High winds canceled Sunday’s women’s slopestyle qualification round in PyeongChang. More

High winds canceled Sunday’s women’s slopestyle qualification round in PyeongChang. More

US snowboarder Jamie Anderson won the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Monday, successfully defending the gold medal she won at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.

Jamie Anderson is golden again.

Anderson's second Olympic gold is the latest feat in a long career of success that saw her win her first X Games medal in 2006 at age 15.

Qualifying will start on Sunday at 11:30 p.m. ET, with live streams available via NBC Sport. While Anderson still ranks among the favourites, a new generation of riders has emerged, and Gasser has elevated her game as well. However, significant wind gusts led O'Brien to abandon her second run, after crashing on her first.

With the win, Anderson joins Red Gerard as America's two Olympic gold medalists in slopestyle; the US also swept the event in Sochi, where it was held for the first time at the Winter Olympics.

The American team will contain two star talents with huge upside who could cause a shock on Sunday.

Langland's railwork is impressive, but it's her style that makes her stand out from the competition.

Jessika Jenson, a 26-year-old from Idaho Falls, Idaho, finished fifth, with Hailey Langland, a 17-year-old Southern California native, in sixth place. The top worldwide contender is Austrian Anna Gasser, who also is known for her tricks.

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