Shaun White said changes made to the halfpipe track improved it in one area but worsened it in another, but he's confident the course will be better for his final training session Monday morning.

The men's competition is Tuesday.

White, the two-time defending Olympic champion, went through his second training session in the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Sunday.

"Today was, uh, not the best," White said in a USA Today story. "The first day, the walls were a little over-(vertical), so everybody was doing airs, and then landing like pretty flat.

"Today, they made the walls better so everybody lands (correctly), but in the flat bottom, where they cut it, it's like a bump, so everyone is riding along and then hits the bump, and that's really not very good."

USA Today reported that many riders share White's concerns but that there did not appear to be any significant issues during more than two hours of training runs Sunday.

Asked whether the halfpipe track will be improved by Monday, White said: "I'm sure it will be. I have faith."

White's displeasure with the slopestyle course led to his withdrawal from that event last week so he could concentrate solely on the halfpipe. He called the slopestyle course too risky after jamming his wrist in a fall.

No wardrobe malfunction: A moment of triumph nearly turned embarrassing for Russian speedskater Olga Graf.

The 30-year-old gave the home country a reason to cheer Sunday, winning Russia's first medal when she took a surprising bronze in the women's 3,000 meters.


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She even got a note of praise from Russian President Vladimir Putin.

When Graf's time flashed on the scoreboard -- 4 minutes, 3.47 seconds was a personal best -- the crowd at Adler Arena erupted in cheers. She whooped it up on her warm-down lap, then unzipped her skintight suit right down to the belly button.

She was wearing nothing underneath.

"I totally forgot," Graf said sheepishly through a translator. "We have very good suits and they are very tight. ... You just want to breathe and you want to take off your suit."

When she realized her faux pas, Graf quickly zipped the suit back up with a mortified smile.

"Only afterward," she said, "did I realize that maybe this video will appear on YouTube. But I don't think it will be so bad."

Skier's tribute: On his left glove, American skier Steven Nyman wrote in black marker -- "VIRG."

It was a tribute to his uncle, Virgil, who Nyman said just underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor back in Provo, Utah. Nyman talked to his uncle the night before Sunday's downhill and knew he would be watching. So Nyman gave him a shout-out.

"When I called him, I said I was racing for him."

The Associated Press contributed to this report.