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Shoya Shocks In Ski Superpipe

Originally Published: May 18, 2003
By Leslie Anthony | EXPN.com

It was only a year and a half ago, at Winter X Games VII in Aspen, that Sweden's Jon Olsson threw down the gauntlet in the Men's Ski Superpipe event with a well-rehearsed, smooth-as-butter, gold-medal run that left the other competitors shaking their heads and spectators gasping at his amplitude, consistency and technical supremacy.

So it was the ultimate irony that in this first-of-its-kind global competition, populated by an international field that had largely followed Olsson's lead ...

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