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White overcomes rare fall to win US Grand Prix

Updated: February 1, 2013, 7:11 PM ET
Associated Press

PARK CITY, Utah -- Shaun White fell on his first run at the U.S. Grand Prix on Friday after over-rotating a trick, ending up with a face plant near the bottom of the 22-foot superpipe.

Another scare for winter action sports.

Yet the two-time Olympic champion still walked away with gold after a clean second run with plenty of big air earned him 97.25 points.

"That first run was brutal," said White, who was coming off his record sixth straight X Games gold. "I just misjudged the ...

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