The Ski SuperPipe has cast a pretty long shadow lately, what with all-time X Games champions and moonshot airs gobbling up the TV time. But in a return to the good old days when jumps and jibs were the measure of a skier, the Slopestyle final was a battle of bangers on a course that redefined huge.

Updated: January 28, 2008, 1:34 AM ET
By John Stifter | EXPN.com

With all the hype the last few years surrounding Tanner Hall and Simon Dumont in SuperPipe, Ski Slopestyle, which used to own the title of possessing the most buzz in WX skiing, seemed to have been shoved aside. A few reasons exist for the absence of Slopestyle stimulation—namely, a slow course and the ever-green rumors of halfpipe skiing's possible inclusion into the 2010 Winter Olympics. But in 2008, despite grey skies and cloudy conditions, the excitement around the slopestyle course returned ...

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