Seth Wescott wins WC event

Updated: December 14, 2012, 7:41 PM ET
Associated Press

TELLURIDE, Colo. -- Two-time Olympic champion Seth Wescott won his first World Cup snowboardcross event in four years Friday in a photo finish over Alex Pullin of Australia.

In his second race back since a season-ending knee injury in January, Wescott exchanged leads with Pullin four times in the finals before edging him out at the finish.

Canada's Dominique Maltais defeated teammate Maelle Ricker, the Olympic champion, in the women's race.

Wescott, 36, was considered an underdog ...

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