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The 20-year-old New Zealander won two medals at Beijing 2022, including her country’s first ever Winter Olympic gold.

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Fully embracing the test of character thrown her way, the Kiwi dropped in at the Genting Snow Park determined give everything on her final run.

Sadowski-Synnott was calmly in control as she navigated the course – until her final trick.

Having looked mid-flight like she may have overcooked her finale 1080 double cork somehow the New Zealander pulled herself back from the brink to land the greatest jump seen in a women’s Olympic slopestyle event.

Thrusting her arms in the air in delight after surviving a deep landing, the Wanaka resident knew then she had done enough to claim Olympic gold.

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