• Kyodo


Ayana Onozuka, the Sochi Olympic bronze medalist, captured her first women’s freestyle ski halfpipe title of the season at a World Cup event on Friday.

The 27-year-old Onozuka, a former giant slalom skier who switched to halfpipe when it became an Olympic sport, prevailed with 85.00 points in the final that was limited to one run due to bad weather.

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