Sochi Winter Olympics: Thursday’s best moments foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 4:54p ET Sochi Winter Olympics: Thursday's best moments Team USA's Maddie Bowman hits ski halfpipe gold, ladies' figure skating crowns a new champion, the US and Canada battle for women's hockey gold and other #RISE highlights of the Sochi Winter Games. AP Matthias Schrader Swiss bliss Anna Borgqvist of Sweden skates back to the bench as Switzerland celebrates its bronze medal 4-3 win. AP Matt Slocum Norway soars to another cross-country win Magnus Hovdal Moan leaps over countrymate Haavard Klemetsen after Norway won the cross-country portion of the Nordic combined Gundersen large hill team competition. AP Matthias Schrader Sotnikova pulls off an upset Adelina Sotnikova of Russia is a surprise winner in the ladies' figure skating competition and the first Russian to win gold in the ladies' singles event. AP Ivan Sekretarev Hands up, sledders The Germany GER-1 team, piloted by Maximilian Arndt, start a four-man bobsled training run. AP Michael Sohn Reflections of ski jumping The Olympic rings are reflected in the goggles of Norway's Haavard Klemetsen right before his Nordic combined team competition large hill ski jump. AP Dmitry Lovetsky After heartbreak, redemption Mao Asada of Japan rebounds beautifully from a disappointing short skate, executing a triumphant free skate routine in which she landed the triple axel. AP Ivan Sekretarev Styling 'staches Slovenia's Filip Flisar sports stylish moustaches on his upper lip and on his helmet during the men's ski cross competition. AP Andy Wong Belly flopped Gold medalists Magnus Hovdal Moan, Haavard Klemetsen, Magnus Krog and Joergen Graabak of Norway celebrate their Nordic combined Team 4 x 5 km win. Getty Images Richard Heathcote Wagner makes good After a disastrous outing at nationals, USA's Ashley Wagner was pleased with her seventh place result. AP Bernat Armangue An epic crash finish Three freestyle skiers fall to the finish during the ski cross event. Canada curls for gold Jennifer Jones places a stone during Canada's gold medal-winning match against Sweden. Getty Images Clive Mason Taking flight Hee-Jin Park of South Korea competes in the ski halfpipe qualifications. Getty Images Cameron Spencer An elegant move Gracie Gold of the United States finished fourth in the ladies' figure skating competition. AP Bernat Armangue Not so Swede victory Emma Eliasson kneels on the ice after Team Sweden's 4-3 loss to Switzerland in the women's bronze medal ice hockey match. AP Julio Cortez Lamenting lady Liberty USA goalkeeper Jessie Vetter (31) looks down during a break in overtime play. Canada took gold with three unanswered goals. AP Mark Humphrey On the brink Canada's Brady Leman falls off a jump after crashing in the men's ski cross final at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. AP Sergei Grits Lipnitskaia left wondering Julia Lipnitskaia of Russia leaves the ice after taking a tumble in her free skate. Lipnitskaia finished fifth overall. AP Vadim Ghirda Night skiing Belarus' Nadezhda Skardino skis during a women's biathlon training session. AP Felipe Dana All in a row South Korean speedskaters line up for practice. AP Patrick Semansky An epic ice battle Marie-Philip Poulin of Canada (29) reacts after scoring on USA goalkeeper Jessie Vetter (31). AP David J. Phillip Finally earning her medal Three-time Olympian Carolina Kostner of Italy, 27, wins bronze in the ladies' event for her first Olympic medal. AP Darron Cummings Big cat on the prowl Elizavetta Chesnokova of Russia skis with the big cats in the ladies' halfpipe qualification. Getty Images Cameron Spencer Bowman strikes halfpipe gold USA's Maddie Bowman wins the inaugural women's ski halfpipe just a day after teammate David Wise won the men's event. Jack Gruber-USA TODAY Sports Jack Gruber Kim's silver medal finish Vancouver gold medalist Yuna Kim of South Korea settles for silver after the free skate. AP Bernat Armangue Halfpipe delight Japan's Ayana Onozuka reacts after her second run in the women's ski halfpipe final, where she won bronze. AP Sergei Grits An emotional conclusion Mao Asada of Japan is reacts after executing a flawless free skate. AP Ivan Sekretarev Canada comes from behind to win the gold The Canadian women's hockey team celebrates winning the gold medal over the USA in sudden death overtime, 3-2. AFP/Getty Images JUNG YEON-JE What could have been "#TeamUSA was THIS close," @NBCOlympics posted on Twitter. For more top moments of the Sochi Winter Games, click here.