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White wins sixth straight X Games superpipe gold

US Shaun White performs during the Men's

US Shaun White performs during the Men’s Snowboard Slopestyle qualification as part of the European Winter X-Games on March 15, 2012 in the ski resort of Tignes, French Alps. AFP PHOTO / JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT (Photo credit should read JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/Getty Images)

JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT

Two-time Olympic gold medal snowboarder Shaun White won his sixth straight X Games superpipe title Sunday in Aspen, pulling off two double corks and his signature Double-McTwist to earn 98 points on his second of three runs. White actually earned the second best score of the night, too, grabbing 95 points on his first time through the pipe.

The Flying Tomato’s closest competition was 14-year-old Ayumu Hirano of Japan, who scored a 92.33 to walk away with silver in his first X Games, making him the event’s youngest medalist.

“I remember my first time at X Games, I could barely drop in my knees were shaking so bad,” White told ESPN. “I’m proud of him… I was surprised to see him doing so well.”

Markus Malin of Finland took home bronze.

Check out White’s winning run: