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Oh look, there's a Pope wearing a funny hat and a bear taking a dump in the trees. Shaun White won the X Games halfpipe in Tignes by posting a 98, edging out the multi-corking Louie Vito and Iouri Podladtchikov's safety run. Check the videos...

We're still digesting what we made of all that so our chin-stroking will come shortly. [UPDATE - due to the speed at which time moves on the internet, we've posted our brief musings on the stunt ditch sliding in our report of the Winter X Games Europe men's slopestyle finals.] ]Till then, here's the videos. Fair result?

1ST - SHAUN WHITE

2ND - LOUIE VITO

3RD - IOURI PODLADTCHIKOV