Sochi 2014: Sage Kotsenburg wins snowboard slopestyle gold medal at Olympic Winter Games

Sage Kotsenburg won the first gold medal of the Sochi Games, with victory in the snowboard slopestyle.

The first gold medal of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi has been awarded, with American Sage Kotsenburg winning the men's snowboard slopestyle final.Kotsenburg took the gold after posting a best score of 93.50 from his first run at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.Norway's Staale Sandbech (91.75) won the silver medal and Canadian Mark McMorris (88.75) claimed the bronze.More to follow.