SNOWBOARDER BEN FERGUSON, FROM BEND, HAS QUALIFIED FOR THE HALFPIPE IN THE 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS IN PYONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA. HE SCORED A 91 ON HIS FIRST RUN TO TAKE THE LEAD IN THE COMPETITION. SHAUN WHITE TOOK OVER THE LEAD WITH A 98. FERGUSON WAS AMONG THE TOP 12 SNOWBOARDERS AND WILL COMPETE IN THE HALFPIPE FINALS TONIGHT.