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Danny Davis preps for Sochi by winning Winter X Games halfpipe

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Danny Davis made the most of his first Winter X Games halfpipe final appearance, winning the biggest pre-Olympic competition in Aspen, Colo., on Sunday night. “I can’t believe it,” Davis said on ESPN. “I’m gonna ride this switch method train as long as it’ll last.” Davis, one of four U.S. halfpipe snowboarders going to Sochi, prevailed [more]

Shaun White clinches Olympic halfpipe spot

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Shaun White is officially qualified for two events at the Sochi Olympics. White wrapped up his spot on the U.S. Olympic Team in halfpipe by winning the final selection event in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., on Sunday. The two-time Olympic champion won with a first-run score of 96.6 points and erred in his second run. White joins [more]