Feb 9, 2022 - Sports

In photos: Lindsey Jacobellis gold leads Winter Olympics Day 5 highlights

 Gold medallist USA's Lindsey Jacobellis celebrates on the podium during the venue ceremony after the snowboard women's cross final during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games Feb. 9
Team USA Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Jacobellis celebrates on the podium after winning the snowboard women's cross final during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Zhangjiakou, China, on Feb. 9. Photo: Marco Bertorelli/AFP via Getty Images

Team USA has its first Beijing Winter Olympic Games gold medal, after Lindsey Jacobellis won the women's snowboard cross on Wednesday.

The big picture: American Colby Stevenson, who survived a 2016 car crash, winning silver in the inaugural men's freestyle skiing big air competition was another Winter Olympics Day 5 highlight.

Team USA's Colby Stevenson performs a trick  during the Men's Freestyle Skiing Freeski Big Air Final on Day 5 of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Big Air Shougangin Beijing, China, on Feb. 9.
Team USA's Colby Stevenson performs a trick during the Men's Freestyle Skiing Freeski Big Air Final on Day 5 of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Big Air Shougangin Beijing, China, on Feb. 9. Photo: Amin Mohammad Jamali/Getty Images
Alpine Skiing Olympic Slalom winner Petra Vlhova from Slovakia celebrates her gold medal.
Petra Vlhova celebrates after winning Slovakia's first-ever Olympic Alpine gold medal, in the women's slalom in Beijing on Feb. 9. Photo: Michael Kappeler/Picture Alliance via Getty Images
Shaun White of USA during the Men's Snowboard Halfpipe Qualification event on day five of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Genting Snow Park in Zhangjiakou, China.
Team USA's Shaun White in the men's snowboard halfpipe qualification in Zhangjiakou, China, for which he qualified. Photo: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images
 French ice dance pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron train during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing on February 9
French Olympic ice dance pair Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron in Beijing on Feb. 9. Photo: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images
Chloe Kim of United States performs a trick during the Women's Snowboard Halfpipe Qualification on Day 5 of the inter Olympic Games on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China.
American defending Olympic champion Chloe Kim performs a trick during the Women's Snowboard Halfpipe Qualification at Genting Snow Park on Feb. 9, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. Photo: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images
 Russia's Yulia Kanakina takes part in the women's skeleton training at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Yanqing on February 9
Russian Olympian Yulia Kanakina takes part in the women's skeleton training at the Yanqing National Sliding Centre in Yanqing, China, on Feb. 9. Photo: Jeff Pachoud/AFP via Getty Images
USA's Alexander Hall competes in the freestyle skiing men's freeski big air final run during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on February 9
Team USA's Alexander Hall competes in the freestyle skiing men's freeski big air final run during the Winter Olympic Games at the Big Air Shougang in Beijing on Feb. 9. Photo: Gabriel Bouys/AFP via Getty Images

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