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US Freestyle Skier Joss Christensen practices on the Slopestyle course Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. Olympic competition opens on the slopestyle course Thursday with the men's and women's snowboard slopestyle. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette