VIDEO: David Wise Becomes First Skier to Land All 4 Double Corks During a Contest

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History was made in Aspen, CO during the X Games Men’s Ski SuperPipe Competition as David Wise became the first person to ever land four double corks rotating in different directions,  reports NBC Sports.

“I just started feeling the energy of the crowd,” Wise, said about his decision to try all four double corks in one run. “That was my goal at the beginning of the season.”

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Skier David Wise during his X-Games gold-winning run. Credit: X Games

The 27-year-old Reno, Nevada, native launched a switch double cork 1080 right followed by a double cork 1260 left on the first two hits of the superpipe before linking a switch double cork 1080 left and a double cork 1260 right on the last two walls of the run, scoring a 94.00 from the judges to beat out Aspen natives Alex Ferreira and Torin Yater-Wallace for gold.


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