Two Australians are in action in the men’s snowboard halfpipe final at the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Here is everything you need to know ahead of the event.
When is the men’s snowboard halfpipe final?
Australian Olympic fans will be able to enjoy some lunchtime halfpipe, with the event to begin at 12:30pm AEDT on Friday, February 11.
The final is split into three runs, as the athletes battle it out over the space of approximately an hour and a half.
All times are in AEDT.
- Run 1: 12:30pm
- Run 2: 12:58pm
- Run 3: 1:25pm
Who is competing?
Two Australians will feature in the men’s snowboard halfpipe final.
Scotty James returns following his bronze medal in 2018, whilst 16-year-old Valentino Guseli makes an appearance in his first Olympics.
The full list of qualifiers for the final is below, along with their best score.
- Ayumu Hirano (JPN) 93.25
- Scotty James (AUS) 91.25
- Ruka Hirano (JPN) 87.00
- Shaun White (USA) 86.25
- Valentino Guseli (AUS) 85.75
- Totsuka Yuto (JPN) 84.50
- Taylor Gold (USA) 83.50
- Jan Scherrer (SUI) 79.25
- Kaishu Hirano (JPN) 77.25
- Andre Hoeflich (GER) 75.00
- Patrick Burgener (SUI) 73.00
- Chase Josey (USA) 69.50
Japan’s Hirano Ayumu and Australia’s Scotty James are touted as the favourites, with third place on the podium anyone’s guess.
American veteran Shaun White will be looking to claim his fourth gold medal in the event at his final Olympic Games.
How to watch in Australia
The halfpipe final will be broadcast on Channel 7.
You can also stream the action on 7plus, which is free to sign up to.