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Shaun White delivered the run of a lifetime to win gold in the men's halfpipe and the 100th Winter Olympic gold medal in United States history.
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Need more Double Pipe? Get it all here: http://win.gs/MqRAii Under clear blue skies, Colorado's own Taylor Gold graced the top of the podium at the Red Bull Double Pipe event, the first-ever snowboarding contest featuring two 22' tall, side-by-side superpipes complete with rails, wallrides, channels and other unique features scattered throughout the custom built snow feature. After a two-hour jam session in the morning, the top eight competitors advanced to the finals Sunday afternoon. Each rider took three runs, with the best run determining their score. To catch all the action from Buttermilk, tune-in to the Red Bull Signature Series on NBC Saturday April 12th at 2pm EST, or for more event information, photos and videos go to www.redbull.com/doublepipe. _ Experience the world of Red Bull like you have never seen it before. With the best action sports clips on the web and original series, prepare for your "stoke factor" to be at an all time high. See into our world: http://goo.gl/J49U Red Bull on Facebook: http://win.gs/redbullfb Red Bull on Twitter: http://win.gs/redbulltwitter Subscribe to Red Bull on Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=redbull Subscribe to the Red Bulletin: http://win.gs/TheRedBulletin Sign up for our Newsletter here: http://win.gs/RedBullNewsletter
The story of Ulrich Salchow, the Swedish figure skater who invented the Salchow jump and whose name jumped into the sport's DNA and changed the Olympic Games' competition forever. Find more about the story behind Record-breaking moments in "The Olympics on the Record" series: http://bit.do/EN-OTR Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5
Shot 100% on the HERO3® camera from http://GoPro.com. "You wrote the song. Now you just play it." Here's look at what it takes to win, as told by snowboarder Shaun White. Tune in today to watch Shaun compete in Men's Slopestyle Finals at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado! Check out all the X-Games action at http://xgames.espn.go.com/ Music Courtesy of ESPN
With a 98.50 on his second run, Shaun White posted the top score of the qualifying round for men's snowboard halfpipe. He'll be seeking his third Olympic gold medal in the final.