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half-pipe

a structure with a U-shaped cross-section, used in performing stunts in skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading, etc.
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Do you still get a kick from playing your biggest hit, Heaven Is A Halfpipe, or has playing it become tired?
Then he captured gold in the first-ever Olympic freeski halfpipe in 2014.
The 20-year-old Bowman edged silver-medalist Marie Martinod of France in ski halfpipe, while Ayana Onozuka of Japan took the bronze.
In the women's ski halfpipe, Virginie Faivre of Switzerland is the world champion.
Even though Wise fell on his second run, his first-run score of 92 points was enough to secure him the first ski halfpipe gold, 14 years after the sistersnowboard event debuted at the Games.
After Cheshire's release from hospital last night, Scottish halfpipe skier Murray Buchan said: "Rowan's okay, hopefully we'll see her soon.
The Cheshire teenager, ranked seventh in the world, was training for the inaugural ladies' halfpipe event, which begins late on Thursday.
The British Olympic Association said Cheshire will continue to be monitored, with the Alsager-based athlete due to compete in the Olympic ski halfpipe event on Thursday.
The halfpipe course has come in for some criticism, with the warmer weather appearing to make the track bumpy and hinder the competitors.
In 2012, Groenewoud was named the Association of Freeskiing Professionals (AFP) Women s Halfpipe World Champion after taking home gold medals at both Winter X Games and X Games Europe.
com)-- Elena Hight, 2 time Olympic halfpipe snowboarder, 2012 U.
A year later he was rewarded with his first sponsors - Forum Snowboards - after winning a competition on his home mountain of Courchevel in the French Alps, and he followed this up in 2008 by clinching his first major successes, the French Kids Halfpipe and Slopestyle Championships.