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Arielle Gold during her first run in the snowboard super-pipe women's final Saturday night in Aspen.

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Arielle Gold, once an alternate, grabs X Games podium in women's super-pipe snowboarding

Arielle Gold earned a spot only after another rider backed out, but she proved she belonged, finishing third in, thanks to ESPN, one of the sport’s brightest spotlights.


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