BBC Sport - Sochi 2014: Guide to snowboard halfpipe

Guide to snowboard halfpipe

Watch BBC Sport's guide to snowboard halfpipe ahead of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

Named because of its shape, the halfpipe has its origins in skateboarding, where riders take off from a near-vertical wall and perform a variety of tricks in the air.

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