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Three more slopestyle snowboarders wrap up Olympic berths

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Sage Kotsenburg, Chas Guldemond and Ty Walker joined the U.S. Olympic Team in snowboard slopestyle at the final selection event in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., on Saturday. Kotsenburg won the men’s event with a 95.4-first run tally. Guldemond was sixth but wrapped up a berth via previous strong results. Likewise, Walker was fifth in the women’s event but made [more]

Shaun White clinches Olympic berth in slopestyle with win at Mammoth Mountain

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Shaun White can breathe easy, having qualified for the U.S. Olympic Team in slopestyle snowboarding by winning the fourth of five selection events. White, the two-time reigning Olympic halfpipe champion, prevailed with 95.20 points in the first of his two runs in the second of two finals in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., on Thursday. White opted not [more]

Shaun White crashes; Jamie Anderson earns Olympic berth

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Shaun White crashed in his first run and aborted his second run midway through in the third of five Olympic selection events in slopestyle snowboarding in Mammoth Mountain, Calif., on Thursday. Here is video of White’s crash. No U.S. man has clinched one of three automatic U.S. Olympic spots in slopestyle yet. White fell from first [more]