Air Show: White leads talented field into halfpipe final

Shaun White, Australia's Scotty James and Japan's Ayumu Hirano delivered an epic teaser trailer in qualifying, setting up a finals showdown at Phoenix Snow Park on Wednesday that could deliver one of the defining moments of the Pyeongchang Olympics. The 31-year-old elder statesmen didn't plan on trying to go even bigger on his second run, but after watching James, Hirano and American teammate Ben Ferguson go big he realized he didn't have much choice. The 19-year-old Hirano edged James and Ferguson at X Games less than three weeks ago, an event White skipped after locking down his Olympic spot while drilling a perfect 100-run at an event earlier in January.

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