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Blunck, Sigourney get closer to Sochi

Updated: December 21, 2013, 9:55 AM ET
Associated Press

COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. -- Aaron Blunck won the U.S. Grand Prix halfpipe skiing contest Friday night to edge closer to a spot at the Sochi Olympics.

The 17-year-old from Crested Butte, Colo., scored 92.0 points to add this to a second-place finish at last week's Dew Tour.

Those results at the first two selection events virtually guaranteed him a spot on the U.S. team.

Simon Dumont, the two-time X Games halfpipe champion who pulled out last week with a concussion, finished fifth.

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