White wrecks on Double McTwist 1260
ASPEN, Colo. -- Shaun White's face smacked against the halfpipe, his neck snapped back and his helmet popped off and flew 15 feet in the air.
A sick wreck in practice Friday night that will be replayed and remembered -- maybe even longer than his comeback an hour later that earned the world's best halfpipe rider a third straight Winter X Games title.
"I've paid my dues for that trick," White said. "But it's worth it."
Still, it was a frighteningly close call with the Olympics ...
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