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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘half pipe’

Sarah Burke Honored in Olympic Tribute

Sarah Burke was honored in a touching Olympic tribute in Sochi on Thursday night. Burke was a ski pioneer, having pushed for freestyle competition, including the half pipe, at the Olympic level. She died in a ski accident two years ago. The sport made its Olympic debut in Sochi this week and when slope workers skied down the center of …

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Shaun White Relinquishes Halfpipe Throne

Shaun White was the reigning champion of the men’s halfpipe event at the Winter Olympics since 2006. However, at the end of the competition in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, he had to step down from his throne when he was unable to grab the top spot on the podium. In the 2006 Torino and 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, White’s …

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Google Adds a Half Pipe to the Company Perks

Google has often been described by employees and outsiders as one of the coolest places to work. The company has consistently made Fortune’s “Best Companies to Work For” list over the years, ranking number four last year. The Mountain View company is famous for offering free food, free laundry, a game center, and a climbing wall, among other perks, to …

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