Who is Billy Morgan? Great Britain snowboarder who won bronze in big air to secure GB’s record fifth medal in Pyeongchang

BILLY MORGAN won bronze in the lads's snowboarding big air for Great Britain on the Winter Olympics.

The medal is GB's fifth in Pyeongchang, taking them previous the 4 medals won in 1924 and 2014.

 Morgan did not make it through to the slopestyle finals but is through to the big air final

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Morgan didn’t make it via to the slopestyle finals however is via to the big air remaining

Who is Billy Morgan?

MORGAN is a British snowboarding competing for Group GB on the Winter Olympics. 

The 28-yr-previous began snowboarding on the age of 14.

Earlier than altering to winter sports, Morgan competed in acrobatic gymnastics.

How did he make historical past in 2015?

On April, 22 2015 Morgan turned the primary individual to land a bottom 1800 quadruple cork.

Because of this after launching from an enormous kicker, he did 4 off-axis flips and 5 full rotations.

The trick was one full flip and one half a rotation greater than the earlier largest trick set by Yuki Kadano.

 Morgan started snowboarding at the age of 14 after switching from acrobatic gymnastics

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Morgan began snowboarding on the age of 14 after switching from acrobatic gymnastics

What medals has he won throughout his profession?

The British snowboarder got here third in the slopestyle competitors in March 3013 on the FIS Snowboard World Cup occasion.

He completed the 2012-thirteen season ranked second in the world and he has won three World Cup medals throughout his profession.

Morgan competed in his first Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 the place he completed tenth in the lads's slopestyle remaining.

And most lately, the bronze in the big air in Pyeongchang, on the Winter Olympics.

 Morgan became the first person to land a quad cork in 2015

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Morgan turned the primary individual to land a quad cork in 2015

When is he competing and the place are you able to watch it?

MORGAN didn’t make the ultimate of the slopestyle competitors in PyeongChang however he has made the ultimate of the big air – a brand new occasion for 2018. 

Ending with a highest mark of ninety.50 he narrowly made it by means of to the ultimate in sixth place.

The ultimate takes place on Saturday, February 24 from 12.30am.

You’ll be able to watch stay protection of the competitors on BBC 1 or Europsport 1.

BILLY MORGAN won bronze in the lads's snowboarding big air for Great Britain on the Winter Olympics.

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