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Jamie Anderson wins second Olympic slopestyle gold in dangerous conditions

American wins amid brutal wind and cold that hampers competitionAustralia’s Tess Coady blames conditions for injuryJamie Anderson is a repeat Olympic champion after retaining her ladies’ slopestyle title on a day that will remembered for hazardous cross-winds that at times made a mockery of the competition.Anderson’s first run, dialed back by her standards, posted a score of 83.00 and was enough on a blustery Monday morning at the Phoenix Snow Park that saw only five of 25 finalists make it through their opening attempt without a fall. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Monday, 12 February