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Alex Schlopy wins Big Air

Updated: January 30, 2011, 2:06 AM ET
By John Symms and Megan Michelson | ESPN Action Sports

Besting a tough effort from reigning champ Bobby Brown, rookie Alex Schlopy won Winter X men's ski Big Air Saturday night. Brown took second. Sammy Carlson got the bronze, his second medal of the day after winning men's Slope earlier.

Schlopy earned a score of 92 with a switch double cork 14 and a double cork 16, a trick he'd never done before the contest. "Once you get up top, you're just hanging there and stuff kind of just happens," said Schlopy. "I saw a couple people try ...

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