"This doesn’t happen every day. It only happens every four years and this is the first time it’s ever happened for our sport. It’s pretty crazy."
4 Things You Didn't Know About Maddie Bowman
- 1. Maddie won the first Olympic gold medal in the history of women’s halfpipe skiing.
- 2. She is one of the most decorated female freeskiers in history, with seven X Games medals, multiple World Cup and Grand Prix victories.
- 3. A proud California girl, Maddie enjoys everything the outdoors has to offer - from mountain biking, hiking and beaching to wakeboarding and backpacking.
- 4. Her parents started her on skis on her second birthday on a small slope behind Sierra-at-Tahoe's lodge, the mountain that she now represents.