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Defending gold medalist Shaun White, the snowboarder with the long red locks, is back to defend his Olympic half-pipe title, after winning gold as a 19-year-old in Turin.

Shaun White have advanced directly to the finals of the Olympic halfpipe competition along with fellow American snowboarder Louis Vito. Both American snowboarders were among the top three finishers in their qualifying heat.

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