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Shaun White doesn't even medal in Halfpipe

Shaun White doesn't even medal in Halfpipe
Posted Tuesday, February 11th 2014 @ 2pm  by Newser Editors and Wire Services

(NEWSER– The stage was set for Shaun White to make history with a third straight gold medal at today's halfpipe event in Sochi. Instead, the American didn't even medal, coming in fourth. Iouri "I-Pod" Podladtchikov of Switzerland took gold, while the Japanese pair of Ayumu Hirano and Taku Hiraoka grabbed the silver and bronze respectively. It was the first time the US has ever failed to medal in the event, which was introduced in 1998.

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