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Snowboarder Shaun White wins fifth superpipe gold with perfect run

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Shaun White soars above the pipe on his final run as he won the goal medal in the men's snowboard superpipe final during Winter X Games 2012 at Buttermilk Mountain on Jan. 29, 2012 in Aspen, Colorado.

The Associated Press reports:

With the gold medal already his, Shaun White laid down a victory lap to remember — a perfect one.

White earned his fifth consecutive superpipe gold Sunday night, earning a perfect 100 on his third and final run.

 Says White: "It's unreal. I've been wanting that 100 forever." Read more.

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