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  1. A 14-Year-Old Girl Just Became The Youngest Person To Ever Win Gold At The Winter X GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MTV

    A 14-year-old snowboarder who was once star-struck riding in a chairlift with three-time Olympic medalist Kelly Clark ended up beating her idol in last night's X Games Aspen 2015 superpipe. And in doing so, Chloe Kim just became the youngest Winter X Games gold medalist ever .

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  2. Sick photos of the Winter X GamesRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | SFGate

    Yiwei Zhang, of China, competes in the snowboard superpipe men's elimination round under a waxing crescent moon, Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. Oystein Braaten loses his ski in midair on his first run of the ski slopestyle men's elimination round Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, during the X Games at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo.

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  3. Youth rises to gold in Women's Snowboard Superpipe contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Aspen Times

    Chloe Kim, who won Winter X Games gold in the Women's Snowboard Superpipe on Saturday night at Buttermilk, will celebrate by going back to high school. Kim, at 14, became the youngest gold medalist in Winter X Games history with her dramatic final run and a comeback victory over the most successful snowboarder in history - 31-year-old Kelly Clark.

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  4. Shaun White Stumbles in Return Bid for Snowboard DominanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | People

    Shaun White , the onetime face of Olympic snowboarding, is having a tough ride in his attempt to regain his former glory. After failing to medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics, the athlete who won every X Games halfpipe competition from 2008 to 2013 landed off the podium again on Thursday, finishing fourth in the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado - the same disappointing place he landed in Sochi, Russia, reports NBCSports.com .

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  5. Snowboarder Danny Davis Wins Gold At Winter X Games, Shaun White Places 4thRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CBS Local

    That summed up the gulf between first and fourth place on the halfpipe at the Winter X Games on Thursday night. Davis won his second straight X Games gold medal by laying down a leg-tweaking, fun-loving snowboarding show for the purists.

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  6. Danny Davis Wins Back-To-Back Gold In Men's Superpipe [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Daily Caller

    Davis became the X-Games' first back-to-back SuperPipe Gold Medal Winner, not named Shaun White. Going into the final run of the competition, Davis sat in fourth-place and would need to throw down something special to not only repeat as champion, but get on the podium in the first place.

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  7. X Games Superpipe: Truckee's Danny Davis golden again in AspenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Nevada Appeal

    Danny Davis defends his gold medal in Men's Snowboard Superpipe at the Winter X Games Thursday night. Davis went into his third and final run sitting in fourth place, but managed to save his best tricks for last and score enough points to win the gold for the second straight year.

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  8. Shaun White fails to medal in Winter X Games halfpipeRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | TheCelebrityCafe

    His Olympic teammate Danny Davis won the gold for the second straight year in a row with a score of 93.66. Taku Hiraoka of Japan, who won the bronze in Sochi, came in second with a score of 92.33 and 2014 Olympic gold medalist Iouri Podladtchikov "iPod" placed third with an 89. The Olympics were undoubtedly disappointing for White.

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  9. Shaun White misses podium in X Games snowboard superpipe, while Danny Davis wins repeat goldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    The Winter X Games kicked off on Thursday night with one of the biggest events of the year, the Men's Snowboard SuperPipe Final. Roughly 16,000 fans gathered at Buttermilk Mountain in Aspen, Colo., to watch the world's best impress - and many did.

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  10. Largest opening crowd in X Games history watches Danny Davis top Shaun WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Deseret News

    In this Dec. 19, 2013 photo, snowboarder Danny Davis sits on the lip of the halfpipe before practicing for the World Cup U.S. Grand Prix half pipe snowboarding event, in Frisco, Colo. With three spots available and more than a dozen legitimate candidates, Davis finished seventh in the season's first Olympic qualifier.

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  11. Winter X Games: Shaun White held off halfpipe podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBC News

    Snowboarder Shaun White performs in the halfpipe event at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo. That summed up the gulf between first and fourth place on the halfpipe at the Winter X Games on Thursday night.

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  12. Monster Energys Iouri Podlatchikov Takes Bronze in Mens Snowboard SuperPipe at X Games Aspen 2015Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Digital Game Developer

    ... Corporation supports the scene and sport. Whether motocross, off-road, NASCAR, BMX, surf, snowboard, ski, skateboard, or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster is a brand that believes in authenticity and the core of what its sports, athletes and ...

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  13. Monster Energy's Iouri Podlatchikov Takes Bronze in Men's Snowboard...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | PRWeb

    ... Corporation supports the scene and sport. Whether motocross, off-road, NASCAR, BMX, surf, snowboard, ski, skateboard, or the rock and roll lifestyle, Monster is a brand that believes in authenticity and the core of what its sports, athletes and ...

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  14. Danny Davis wins Superpipe, Shaun White Places Fourth Again at Winter X Game 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Transworld

    Danny Davis earned back to back gold medals in superpipe at X Games 15 in Aspen, Colorado, edging Shaun White out of podium contention and squashing his hopes for a triumphant return to the pipe. Davis stomped under pressure on his third and final run, which was the last and highest scoring run of the night.

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  15. Truckee's Danny Davis Wins X Games GoldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | KTVN Reno

    Just a day after South Lake Tahoe's, Maddie Bowman took X Games Gold in the Ski Superpipe, Truckee's Danny Davis pulled off a Gold Medal in the Snowboard Superpipe. The 2014 Champ scored a 93.66 in his third and final run to beat a 92.33 and repeat with X Games Gold.

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  16. Shaun White at 2015 X Games: Superpipe Medal Result, Final Score and HighlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | BleacherReport

    Shaun White's quest to earn his 16th gold medal at the X Games not only took a detour on Thursday night, but the snowboarding legend also failed to medal at all in his signature event, the Superpipe. After deciding against participating in the X Games last year and suffering through a disappointing Olympics, White returned to the X Games but couldn't top the Superpipe event, finishing fourth.

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  17. White finishes 4th; Davis gets X Games repeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | ESPN

    Shaun White wasn't in the field at the Winter X Games last year -- an absence that was hard to ignore when Danny Davis put on a stylin' show for his first title at the world's premier snowboarding contest. The world's most famous snowboarder skittered to a fourth-place finish Thursday night, opening the door for Davis to go back-to-back.

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  18. Shaun White finishes fourth at Winter X GamesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | LongmontFYI

    Taku Hiraoka of Japan added a second-place finish to go with his Olympic bronze.

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  19. Danny Davis wins X Games snowboard halfpipe; Shaun White misses podiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Denver Post

    Danny Davis threw down a different sequence of tricks for two qualifying and three final runs down the Winter X Games halfpipe Thursday night, each time displaying his signature style and variation to win his second consecutive gold medal. "I think it's getting to the point where everyone is doing a lot of the same tricks and the same runs," Davis said.

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  20. Rising stars upstage Shaun White in halfpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 3 | The Aspen Times

    Danny Davis defends his gold medal in Men's Snowboard Superpipe at the Winter X Games Thursday night. Davis went into his third and final run sitting in fourth place, but managed to save his best tricks for last and score enough points to win the gold for the second straight year.

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