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The value of gold

Are Nate Holland's five Winter X golds better than Seth Wescott's two Olympic wins?

Updated: January 29, 2011, 3:01 PM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk | ESPN Action Sports

In mathematics, the answer is simple. Five is greater than two. Always. Arriving at that conclusion doesn't take much debate. But in Snowboarder X, it's not that straightforward. We're talking, of course, about Winter X gold medals versus Olympic wins. Nate Holland, who's competed at Winter X since 2002, is the five-time defending Snowboarder X champ. He is also a two-time Olympian, but has yet to medal at the Olympics. Seth Wescott is competing in his 14th Winter X Games -- more than any ...

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