White, Kim win Burton US Open halfpipe

White, Kim win Burton US Open halfpipe
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By John LaConte

VAIL — Shaun White is no stranger to the top of the podium.“I’ve been doing it so long, it’s just muscle memory,” he said after winning Saturday’s Burton U.S. Open Snowboarding Championships halfpipe competition. It was his sixth halfpipe win at the Burton U.S. Open, the longest-running snowboarding competition in the history of the sport, now celebrating its 34th year. Calling it one of his easier runs, White landed back-to-back double cork 1260s — one spinning forward, one spinning backward — to claim the victory on Saturday. His score, a 95.62 out of 100, was identical on his first and …

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