Elizabeth Swaney: The Best And Worst Olympian Ever

Elizabeth Swaney: The Best And Worst Olympian Ever
Tuáthla Lucey
Tuáthla Lucey

20 Feb 2018

Viewers of the winter Olympics were confused when they saw Elizabeth Swaney of Team Hungary drop in for skiing halfpipe and casually meander back-and-forth in a trick-less run.

 

Swaney, an American, found a loophole in the qualifying system.

By attending every World Cup qualifier with a strategy of finishing without falling, Swaney got an Olympic bid to PyeongChang.

US-born athlete finished dead last after the most basic of runs