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Extreme Sports: LaVallee wins Gold

Posted: January 25, 2013 - 9:50pm
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Gary Walton/Action Graphics, Inc. Levi LaVallee of Longville was in second after his first run Thursday during the Snowmobile Freestyle at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Co. LaVallee scored an 88.33 with this trick.
Gary Walton/Action Graphics, Inc. Levi LaVallee of Longville was in second after his first run Thursday during the Snowmobile Freestyle at the Winter X Games in Aspen, Co. LaVallee scored an 88.33 with this trick.

With runs of 88.33 and 89.0, Longville’s Levi LaVallee captured Winter X Games gold Thursday in the snowmobile freestyle.

The 30-year-old known as launchin’ Levi, beat out Joe Parsons, who finished second with an 88.66.

LaVallee’s gold comes after a two-year absence from the X games. He will also compete in the Snowmobile Best Trick, SnoCross and Speed & Style events.

Pillager’s Mike Schultz is an invited athlete to compete in the snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive event.

The Speed and Style seeding will be 10-10:30 a.m. Saturday followed by the finals at 2-3 p.m. Saturday.

The SnoCross Adaptive final will be 12:15-12:30 p.m. Sunday.

The SnoCross round one and final will be 1-3 p.m. Sunday and the Best Trick final will be 6-6:45 p.m. Sunday.