Dorey on the mend

Justin Dorey took a month off to recover after crash at Winter X 2012

Originally Published: February 8, 2012
By Devon O'Neil | ESPN.com

The gnarliest crash of Winter X Games Aspen 2012 may have been Justin Dorey's gut-wrenching slam into the deck of the halfpipe during the men's final. Dorey, a medal contender from Squamish, British Columbia, was trying a switch double cork 1080 on his fifth and final hit after sticking a double flat-spin 720 on his prior hit. He had never landed the highly technical combo in competition, and had he done so at Buttermilk, many thought he would have medaled.

When Dorey crashed ...

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