Winter X Games 2012: Videos, Results, And General Epicness

The 2012 Winter X Games are underway and snowmobiles are flipping. Check out the video and gifs from the first few days of action.

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Winter X Games 2012 Results: Shaun White Wins Fifth-Straight Superpipe Gold Medal With Perfect Score

Even with a bum ankle, Shaun White still dominated the competition in Superpipe at the 2012 X Games, winning his fifth-straight gold medal in the event. White scored a 94.00 on his first run, wrapping up the gold before his third and final run of the night.

But on his final run, White didn't just ride it out. Instead, he scored a perfect 100, finishing off the X Games in style. Not a bad way for the Superpipe champ to go out at this year's event.

Iouri Podladtchikov, better known as iPod, finished in second with a best run of 93. Ryo Aono vaulted into third, taking the gold medal, with an 86 on his final run of the evening.

It was White who stole the show, as always, though. After pulling out of Slopestyle, many wondered how well his ankle would hold up on Sunday night in his signature event. As he showed, it was no worse for wear as he made history to cap the X Games.

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Colten Moore Crashes, Wins Snowmobile Freestyle Gold Medal, Tebows

Yeah, you read that right. That sequence in the headline was Colten Moore's night at Winter X. First, he crashed incredibly hard in the semifinals of snowmobile freestyle. This doesn't quite do it justice, so watch the video. He was upside-down and lost his sled during a 120-foot jump, and managed to walk away.

After all that, he still advanced to the finals, then put together the winning run to claim gold. So after crashing and nearly injuring himself in a bad way -- if he didn't manage to tuck and roll right before impact, he probably lands on his head -- Moore hopped right back in the saddle and handled his business.

And because this is 2012, he Tebow'd. Of course.

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I don't even know. I guess after the night he had, he might as well do whatever he pleases. Moore cheated death, then won gold. Not a bad way to cap the night.

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VIDEO: Winter X Games Competitors Pay Tribute To Sarah Burke

Skier Sarah Burke passed away one week ago, following a tragic crash during a superpipe training run in Utah. Burke suffered significant injuries in the crash nine days before her passing and was in a coma following emergency neurosurgery to repair a tear in one of the main arteries to her brain. Burke was well-known in the skiing world, where she excelled in freestyle events at all levels.

On the first night of the 2012 Winter X Games, the athletes paid tribute to Burke with a cool moment in the superpipe. As Burke's family watched on, the pipe went dark, and the competitors slowly made their way down the darkened mountain carrying white lights.

ESPN also put together a very well-done video package on Burke ahead of the athletes' tribute. Burke had won four X Games gold medals, in addition to numerous other accomplishments and honors in the world of freestyle skiing, from the pipe to the park.

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