Olympic champion Christensen returns to where it began
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory allowed him to grab the final spot on the Olympic team and sent him to Sochi. The Park City native went on win the gold in one of the biggest surprises of the games.
Christensen won the same event in his hometown Friday in another fantastic fashion. He fell during his first two runs and was in last place before ripping off the run of the day to score 92.00 points and earn the title. That was the final run of the event.
Christensen again showed anything can happen despite long odds.
Christensen says, ''You never know when you're going to surprise yourself.''