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Victory Is Theirs: Alex Deibold

Updated: February 19, 2014, 6:45 PM ET
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KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- Alex Deibold, 27, had never won a World Cup. Or the X Games. His best finish was fourth in 2012.

At the 2010 Vancouver Games, he attended as a member of the support team member, working as a wax technician for Nate Holland, Seth Wescott, Nick Baumgartner and Graham Watanabe. He competed the past season as a member of U.S. Snowboarding's B team, which meant that in addition to racing, he was back waxing and scraping his teammates' boards at World Cup races ...

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