Winter X Game 2012, Women's Ski SuperPipe Final: Roz Groenewoud Wins First Ever Gold

Roz Groenewoud recorded a 93.66 on her second run to win the gold medal in the Women's Ski SuperPipe at the 2012 Winter X Games. The score was the highest ever in the history of the event, besting 4-time winner Sarah Burke's record. Burke passed away following an accident during a training run for the sport she helped pioneer.

Brita Sigourney perhaps paid the biggest tribute to Burke on the day, pulling off a 1080 at the end of her third run, a move that only Burke had previously ever successfully pulled off during a competition.

Sigourney's run was good enough for a bronze medal on the day. Maddy Bowman took home the silver, and was perhaps the most consistent skier on the day with a 91 on her first run and a 92 on her second. She held the lead through both runs before Groenewoud put on her show.

For more updates, news and stories concerning the 2012 Winter X Games, follow this StoryStream.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.