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Hannah Teter looks on after finishing third in (Credit: Getty Images)

Hannah Teter looks on after finishing third in the women's snowboard superpipe. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Winter X Games 2012

Scenes from around the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colo.

Tucker Perkins soars above the pipe as he
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Tucker Perkins soars above the pipe as he warms up for men's ski superpipe eliminations. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Roz Groenewoud of Calgary, Alberta, rides the pipe
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Roz Groenewoud of Calgary, Alberta, rides the pipe on her third run en route to winning the gold in the women's skiing superpipe final. (Jan. 28, 2012)

Gretchen Bleiler during her second run during the
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Gretchen Bleiler during her second run during the Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Final. (Jan. 27, 2011)

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Hannah Teter looks on after finishing third in
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Hannah Teter looks on after finishing third in the women's snowboard superpipe. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Elena Hight rides to second place in the
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Elena Hight rides to second place in the women's snowboard superpipe. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Gretchen Bleiler hits the lip of the pipe
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Gretchen Bleiler hits the lip of the pipe during her first run during the Snowboard SuperPipe Women's Final. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Kelly Clark does a backside air on her
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Kelly Clark does a backside air on her way to winning the goal medal in the women's snowboard superpipe. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Kelly Clark celebrates during her victory lap as
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Kelly Clark celebrates during her victory lap as she won the goal medal in the women's snowboard superpipe. (Jan. 27, 2012)

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Matt Margetts of Vernon, British Columbia, skis during
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Matt Margetts of Vernon, British Columbia, skis during the Winter X Games Men's Ski SuperPipe elimination round. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Roz Groenewoud of Canada soars above the pipe
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Roz Groenewoud of Canada soars above the pipe as she warms up for the women's Ski SuperPipe finals (Jan. 28, 2012)

Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas competes in the women's snowboarding
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Kjersti Oestgaard Buaas competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle final. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Jamie Anderson competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle
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Jamie Anderson competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle final. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Devin Logan competes in the women's slopestyle skiing
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Devin Logan competes in the women's slopestyle skiing final at the Winter X Games in Aspen (Jan. 26, 2012)

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A competitor launches off a jump during snowmobile
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A competitor launches off a jump during snowmobile freestyle practice. (Jan. 25, 2012)

Kaya Turski, the winner of the women's slopestyle,
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Kaya Turski, the winner of the women's slopestyle, reacts to her run at the Winter X Games (Jan. 26, 2012)

Kaya Turski, rear, celebrates with Ashley Battersby after
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Kaya Turski, rear, celebrates with Ashley Battersby after winning the women's slopestyle skiing at the Winter X Games. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Spencer O'Brien competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle
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Spencer O'Brien competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle final. (Jan. 27, 2012)

Nick Goepper following his second place run in
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Nick Goepper following his second place run in the men's skiing slopestyle final. (Jan. 26, 2012)

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Forest Bailey performs his gold-medal winning run in
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Forest Bailey performs his gold-medal winning run in the snowboard street finals. (Jan. 26, 2012)

The pipe is cleaned up after a practice
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The pipe is cleaned up after a practice at the Winter X Games. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Anna Segal competes in the women's slopestyle skiing
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Anna Segal competes in the women's slopestyle skiing finals. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Bobby Brown skis during the men's slopestyle elimination.
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Bobby Brown skis during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Spencer O'Brien competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle
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Spencer O'Brien competes in the women's snowboarding slopestyle final. (Jan. 27, 2012)

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Sammy Carlson skis during the men's slopestyle elimination.
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Sammy Carlson skis during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Canada's JF Houle falls in front of an
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Canada's JF Houle falls in front of an approach during the men's slopestyle elimination at the Winter X Games in Aspen (Jan. 26, 2012)

Sweden's Henrik Harlaut loses his balance during the
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Sweden's Henrik Harlaut loses his balance during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Kaya Turski celebrates after winning the women's slopestyle
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Kaya Turski celebrates after winning the women's slopestyle skiing finals. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Alex Schlopy skis during the men's slopestyle elimination.
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Alex Schlopy skis during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

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Tom Wallisch launches off the last jump during
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Tom Wallisch launches off the last jump during slopestyle ski practice run. (Jan. 25, 2012)

New Zealand's Jossi Wells jumps during the men's
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New Zealand's Jossi Wells jumps during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Tom Wallisch skis during the men's slopestyle elimination.
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Tom Wallisch skis during the men's slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Friends and family pay tribute to Sarah Burke
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Friends and family pay tribute to Sarah Burke on the superpipe at Winter X Games. Burke, the Canadian skier who won the X Games superpipe four times, died last week in a Salt Lake City hospital after crashing while training for the games earlier in the month. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Jan Phelan watches a montage honoring her late
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Jan Phelan watches a montage honoring her late daughter, Sarah Burke, during a memorial at the Winter X Games. (Jan. 26, 2012)

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Athletes honor the late Canadian skier Sarah Burke
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Athletes honor the late Canadian skier Sarah Burke during a memorial at the Winter X Games. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Fellow athletes show their support during a memorial
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Fellow athletes show their support during a memorial for late skier Sarah Burke. (Jan. 26, 2012)

A competitor in the men's skiing slopestyle elimination.
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A competitor in the men's skiing slopestyle elimination. (Jan. 26, 2012)

An athlete wears flowers in her helmet to
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An athlete wears flowers in her helmet to honor the late skier Sarah Burke. (Jan. 26, 2012)

Two-time Olympic champion Shaun White, right, is examined
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Two-time Olympic champion Shaun White, right, is examined by medical personnel after his final practice run. (Jan. 26, 2012)

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