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Competitors take to the skies at the Snowboarding World Championships in Spain

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Australian snowboarder Alex Pullin, right, competes ahead of Tony Ramoin from France, second right, Hans Reichen from Switzerland, second left, and Hanno Douschan from Austria, left, in the Border Cross 1/8 final of the FIS Snowboarding World Championships on Jan. 18 at La Molina in the north of Spain. Pullin won the race.

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Australia's Alex Pullin, bottom, competes to win the men's Snowboard Cross (SBX) final in La Molina, Spain on Jan. 18. Seth Wescott of the US, top left, took second and Italy's Luca Matteotti, right, finished third.

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Alex Pullin of Australia, right, takes 1st place during the FIS Snowboard World Championships in La Molina, Spain.