Saturday's Olympic competition results

KUSA- Here is a look at Saturday's Olympic competition results. Some of these events will air in Saturday's daytime or primetime programming.


The first gold medal of the games was awarded to Team USA on Saturday.

Twenty-year-old Sage Kotsenburg of Park City, Utah won gold in slopestyle snowboarding. This is the first year that this event has been a part of Olympic competition.

Kotsenburg won his gold by trying a trick he has never done before, not even in practice. The move is called "Back 16 Japan." It's requires four and a half backwards spins while grabbing the backside of the board.


The USA women's hockey team is moving on to the next round. The American women beat Finland with a final score of 3-1 on Saturday.

The team's next game is against Switzerland on Monday.

USA women got silver in Vancouver in 2010.


After a rough start for the USA in team figure skating on Thursday, Meryl Davis and Charlie White helped out the team quite a bit with their win on Saturday.

Davis and White are the reigning world champions in ice dancing. Their win Saturday moved the U.S. from fifth to third in the team figure skating event.

American Ashley Wagner finished fourth in the ladies' short program in the team event.

Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir competed in the pairs free skate for the U.S. and also finished fourth.

The U.S. remains in third place leading into Sunday's team figure skating events.


Hannah Kearney of Vermont earned the U.S. a bronze medal in women's ski moguls Saturday. Canadian sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe got gold and silver respectively.

Kearney won gold in the event in the 2010 Vancouver winter games and was a medal favorite coming into Sochi.

American Eliza Outtrim who trains in Steamboat Springs, Colo. finished sixth in Saturday's ski moguls.


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