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White out of slopestyle as Sochi opening nears

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White takes some air off a jump during a slopestyle snowboard training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White takes some air off a jump during a slopestyle snowboard training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White takes some air off a jump during a slopestyle snowboard training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. snowboarder Shaun White waits in line during a breakdown of the chairlift at the slopestyle snowboard training course for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White waits in line during a breakdown of the chairlift at the slopestyle snowboard training course for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White waits in line during a breakdown of the chairlift at the slopestyle snowboard training course for the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 3, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake
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U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

U.S. snowboarder Shaun White goes off a jump during snowboard slopestyle training at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics in Rosa Khutor February 4, 2014. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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