Mar 28, 2013
Riddle wraps season with Crystal Globe
The frustration of narrowly missing the X Games podium again was quickly replaced by elation this week for Mike Riddle, who won the last World Cup event of the season to secure the Crystal Globe for men's halfpipe skiing.
Skiier Onozuka lands 3rd podium finish
Ayana Onozuka, who was in seventh after preliminaries, scored 81 points in her first run in the final and finished in third place in the World Cup ski halfpipe here on Monday.
Canadian Mike Riddle wins halfpipe ski season title
Canadian skier Mike Riddle achieved provisional nomination to next year's Canadian Olympic squad with his win, as well as the crystal globe for topping the overall men's standings.
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American men 1-2 in halfpipe at freestyle worlds
Gold medalist David Wise, of Reno, Nev., on the podium, after the men's Ski Halfpipe event at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Oslo, Tuesday.
No medals for halfpipe team at world championships
Whistler's Simon d'Artois soars over the halfpipe in Voss, Norway, during Tuesday's halfpipe finals at the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships.