Japan’s Hirano wins X Games superpipe gold; iPod injured in crash

Ayumu Hirano flies through the air during his first run of the Men's Snowboard Superpipe Finals during the X Games on Sunday, Jan. 28, in Aspen. Hirano placed first with a score of 99 out of 100.
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Final day whip around

Faces of X Games were full of smiles. Photos on PAGE A21

Hoffelin wins women’s ski Big Air and snowbike Best Trick finals. More in notes on PAGE A22