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  1. Canadians Hill and Maltais win medals at Winter X Games competitionRead the original story

    Friday | Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

    Kevin Hill of Vernon, B.C., grabbed the lead on the first turn and went on to capture the gold medal in the men's snowboard cross Friday at the Winter X Games. ''X-Games was at the top of my list to win and to take the gold here means the world to me,'' Hill said.

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  2. 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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  3. Motorcycle Superstore Partners With The Privateer JourneyRead the original story

    Friday | Paddock Talk

    Motorcycle-Superstore.com is proud to announce our partnership with the ultimate privateer Supercross racing support program, The Privateer Journey . Led by founder and team manager Ted Parks, The Privateer Journey provides transportation and logistical support for up and coming racers.

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  4. Sharpe wins silver at World Freestyle Skiing ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Examiner.com

    According to the International Ski Federation on Thursday, Calgary native Cassie Sharpe won a silver medal in women's halfpipe skiing at the 2015 World Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships in Kreischberg, Austria. Sharpe posted a score of 81 points to take the second position.

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  5. Snowboarding takes a slide in popularity; experts unfazedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Deseret News

    In this photo taken Saturday Jan. 17, 2015 a young snowboarders head out to the slopes for lessons at Gunstock Ski area in Gilford, N.H. The popularity of snowboarding that grew at a rapid pace in the 1990s and early 2000s may have reached its peak according to the National Sporting Goods Association. Aging athletes, new skis and a lack of snow are ganging up on the once-edgy sport of snowboarding, which has seen a marked drop in participation over the last decade.

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  6. Ogier leads after day 2 of Monte Carlo rally; Loeb hits rockRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    World rally champion Sebastien Ogier of France holds a commanding lead after day two of the season-opening Monte Carlo rally, while nine-time champion Sebastien Loeb's hopes of upstaging his countryman ended when his Citroen hit a rock on Friday's last stage. Ogier leads Finland's Jari-Matti Latvala by 1 minute, 45.4 seconds and is 2:34.8 clear of Norway's Andreas Mikkelsen, boosting Volkswagen's hopes of a podium 1-2-3.

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  7. Snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington adapts to life minus halfpipeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Lowell Sun

    Being at the Winter X Games and seeing the perfectly polished halfpipe off in the distance has snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington itching to try out some of her newest tricks. Those days are now behind Farrington.

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  8. Loeb holds Monte Carlo leadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Nation

    Sebastien Loeb kept his campaign to capture an eighth Monte Carlo Rally title on track as he held his overnight lead over reigning world champion Sebastien Ogier after three of Friday's six stage. Loeb, a nine-time world champion, is racing in the championship for the first time in 15 months and his run for Citroen in Monte Carlo is his only scheduled appearance of the 2015 season.

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  9. Jacobellis, Hill take boardercross gold; Keith Gabel wins first Winter X Games Snowboard X Adaptive | AspenTimes.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 31 | The Aspen Times

    Keith Gable, left, of Ogden, Utah, and Carl Murphy, of New Zealand, compete in the Snowboarder X Adaptive on Friday at Buttermilk Mountain. Gable and Murphy took gold and silver, respectively.

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  10. 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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  11. Ogier leads, Loeb breaks in Monte CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Motorsport.com

    Sebastien Loeb will have a long way to battle back after a suspension part issue on the sixth and final stage of the day in Monte Carlo. One-minute, 45 seconds is the gap from the reigning WRC World Champion Sebastien Ogier to Jari-Matti Latvala after 8 stages and two days of competition.

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  12. Ogier closes in on victory at Monte-CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | RTE.ie

    Reigning World Rally champion Sebastien Ogier heads into the weekend stages of the Monte-Carlo Rally with victory in his sights following a disastrous final stage for nine-times king Sebastien Loeb. Loeb, who retired from rallying 15 months ago but is making a one-off guest appearance in the season-opening event, began day two with a 13.3secs cushion over Ogier.

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  13. Warren Johnson leads 2015 Motorsports Hall of Fame inducteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | National Dragster

    Meet the Stars of the NHRA Mello Yello Series Read full bios on all the series regulars, including major accomplishments, best runs, hobbies, and more, plus team and driver Twitter account info on the social media page. NitroMall is your one-stop spot for official NHRA merchandise, products from some of the teams of the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series, and more.

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  14. Daily Digest: Arvada teen jihadist "wannabe" faces sentencing, plus 9 more storiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Denver Post

    The FBI says 19-year-old Shannon Conley of Arvada was arrested while trying to board a flight at Denver International Airport with the goal of meeting with a terrorist group called the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, also known as ISIS. Your daily resource for late-breaking news, upcoming events, the Denver weather forecast , Denver traffic information , and the stories that will be talked about on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015.

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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Sebastien Loeb and Daniel Elena lead the Rallye Monte-CarloRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Motorsport.com

    Winners of the opening stage of the 2015 Rallye Monte-Carlo, SA bastien Loeb and Daniel Elena reached Gap with a thirteen second lead at the top of the overall standings. After leaving Monaco at 6.30pm, the Rallye Monte-Carlo competitors set course for Gap, completing the opening two stages of the 83rd edition of the rally on their way.

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  18. Monster Energys Joe Parsons Takes Silver and Cory Davis Takes Bronze...Read the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | Digital Game Developer

    Two medals in Snowmobile Speed & Style went to Monster Energy athletes tonight during the largest Thursday night crowd in X Games Aspen history with 16,300 spectators. Joe Parsons took silver and Cory Davis backed him up taking bronze in an evening that saw heated battles and close calls at Buttermilk Mountain at Aspen Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado.

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  19. 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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  20. 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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