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Freestyle.CH – Halldor Helgason wins in Zurich!

http://mpora.com/videos/1upi9FNny Ever noticed the ever-present pattern in superheroes’ real names? Peter Parker (Spider-Man), Bruce Banner (The Hulk), Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Matt Murdock (Daredevil) – it seems that to be born with an alliterative name is a cast-iron guarantee of reluctant-heroism-via-scientific-cock-up.

Well, either that or it makes you a pretty tidy snowboarder. Take Halldor Helgason, Seppe Smits and Stale Sandbech, the three riders who made the podium at the Freestyle.CH 2011. Thanks to stomping the same frontside 1080 double cork that won him the X-Games in 2010, Halldor once again finished top of the pile. According to the man himself, the two times he’s won comps with that trick are the only two times he’s landed it! Surely you mean “landed in competition”, Halldor? Has he really only put it down twice in his life, yet still makes it look that steezy?! Eiki, go check your bro’s cupboard, see if there’s a cape in there…..

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