American Olympic silver medalist Devin Logan of Oceanside, New York won a bronze medal in women's halfpipe skiing at the 2017 World Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships from Sierra Nevada, Spain on Saturday. For Logan, it was her first medal at the World Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships. She competed at the 2011 World Freestyle Skiing Championships in Park City, Utah and finished fifth in the women's halfpipe skiing and women's slopestyle skiing competitions.
On Saturday from Sierra Nevada, Spain, Logan posted a score of 84.2 points in the pipe. Ayana Onozuka of Japan won the gold medal with a score of 89.8 points. Marie Martinod of France won the silver medal with 87 points.
Logan was one of three Americans to finish in the top five in the women's halfpipe skiing World Championship. Annalisa Drew of Andover, Massachusetts finished in fourth place with 81.8 points. Maddie Bowman of South Lake Tahoe, California finished in fifth place with 76.6 points.
Logan bounced back with a podium finish at the World Championships after finishing in fourth place at the 2017 Winter X Games in Aspen on Jan. 27. She also had two medals on the World Cup circuit this season--a silver in Pyeongchang on Feb. 18 and a bronze in Copper Mountain on Dec. 17. The bronze medal for Logan at the World Championship will giver her confidence as she prepares for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang.