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Winter X Games features New England freeskiers

Dumont, Perkins, Farrow look forward to X Games

The superpipe marks the spot for a number of New England-rooted freeskiers and snowboarders during the four-day Winter X Games, which begin Thursday in Aspen, Colo.

Simon Dumont’s first X Games was as a teenager, but this one’s the first the Bethel, Maine, native plans skiing without poles since shattering his left wrist and breaking his right pinkie last month practicing for the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colo. That left him with 11 screws and a plate as he was planning a comeback from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and surgery last April.

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