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France's Vaultier Overcomes Chaos, Defends Olympic Snowboard Cross Title

Two Americans almost made the podium

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    France's Pierre Vaultier Wins Back-to-Back Snowboard Cross Gold Medals

    France's Pierre Vaultier took home his second straight gold medal in snowboard cross. He is the second athlete to accomplish the feat. (Published Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018)

    France's Pierre Vaultier successfully defended his gold medal in men's snowboard cross, becoming the second athlete to win back-to-back gold medals in the discipline.

    Australia's Jarryd Huges earned silver and Spain's Regino Hernandez took bronze.

    American snowboarders Nick Baumgartner and Mick Dierdorff finished fourth and fifth, respectively, after crashing on the same jump during the big final. Australia's Alex Pullin also went down on the same part of the course and finished sixth.

    What's Next?
    NBCOlympics.com will be streaming every round of every competition live online. Here's how to watch all upcoming live streams for boardercross.

    Women's Qualifying: Thursday, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. ET
    LIVE STREAM

    Women's Final: Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:15 p.m. ET
    LIVE STREAM