Dalbello is celebrating their 40th Anniversary this year, and what better way to celebrate this important landmark than with several Olympic medals? Beyond the most optimistic expectations, DALBELLO was the undisputed star of the freeski and freestyle skiing in SOCHI during the XXII Winter Olympic Games!
4 GOLD MEDALS 2 SILVER MEDALS 3 BRONZE MEDALS The number of Athletes wearing Dalbello boots in Sochi was also impressive. Just as an example: Among the final top 10 in the Women’s Half Pipe, four were in Dalbello; the Gold medal Maddie Bowman, the two time world champion Virginie Favre took 4th, the NWZ Janina Kuzma that took 5th and the Swiss Mirjam Jaeger that took 8th . We are so proud of these results, and we would like to thank and congratulate all of our wonderful athletes! The people that helped to develop our great products and all the people that believed in us. Congrats to all Dalbello Olympic skiers; you ROCK! .. Let’s see the podiums in detail…
Greater Cincinnati’s Olympic skier and DB Team Skier, Nick Goepper took the bronze home as part of a historic U.S. medal sweep in the men’s slopestyle event.
“I feel amazing,” the 19-year-old from Lawrenceburg, Indiana said. “I think today was the best display of skiing we have ever seen in our sport, so I am so happy.”
American Devin Logan took the silver medal in the first ever Olympic women’s slopestyle competition.
Speaking on talk show “New Day”, Logan said: “I’m so happy to have made history and it’s such an honor to be here representing my country and I’m so glad to be able to stand on that podium.”
February 10, 2014, marked a historic day for Russia’s freestyle skiing as Russia’s Alexandr Smyshlyaev won the bronze in men’s mogul gaining 24.34 points and brought the sixth medal to the Russian medal box.
Belarus aerials veteran Alla Tsuper, competing in her fifth and final Olympics, stomped a clean, difficult run to take gold in the Winter Olympics women’s aerials contest at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
Anton Kushnir won the gold medal in Olympic men’s aerials, giving Belarus its second gold medal of the games in the freestyle skiing event. Kushnir scored a 134.5 on his final, five-twisting jump to beat Australia’s David Morris by more than 24 points.
David Morris walked into the party at Rosa Khutor not so much like he was stepping onto a yacht as a down-to-earth Australian who had just become a silver medalist. And he was still wearing his Dalbellos. “I’ve seen this before in my dreams.” Morris said. “I’m not sure if this is happening. I wanted to cry, I wanted to spew. I nearly had a breakdown. I can’t describe how good it is. “
The Sochi Games marked the Olympic debut of halfpipe skiing, and Kevin Rolland showed how high skiers can fly above the pipe during the Sochi Freeski competition. Rolland’s podium place ended up with the bronze medal going to the four-time defending Winter X Games champion.
Maddie Bowman gets a gold medal after soaring to the top of the leaderboard for Freestyle Skiing Ladies’ Ski Halfpipe Finals
“The way I’ve gotten here is taking it one day and one competition at a time and having absolutely as much fun as I could, and hey, it worked out”.
Canada’s Marielle Thompson held off teammate Kelsey Serwa to win gold in the women’s ski cross.
Thompson backed up the form that has yielded two World Cup wins this season with a strong performance over the challenging Sochi course.