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Feature: Tomato flies again, White regains throne in Olympic men's halfpipe

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.

By Sportswriters Su Bin, Liu Ning
PYEONGCHANG, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Nineteen-year-old Japanese snowboarder Hirano Ayumu has done his best, as he led until the final jump of the competition.
Then came out the "Flying Tomato" Shaun White. Falling one point short of Hirano, he must do something big in his final run.
Just one 1440 obviously was not enough, White needed back-to-back 1440s, and safely landed them all.
A match-best 97.75 points. When the score appeared on the screen, White t ...

 

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