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Tanja Frieden Wins 1st Snowboard Cross Gold Medal

In a thrilling finish, Tanja Frieden of Switzerland makes Olympic history, winning the first snowboard cross gold medal in the inaugural competition. Lindsey Jacobellis of USA leads most of the race but crushes after her penultimate jump losing her lead to Frieden, settling for silver. Dominique Maltais of Canada receives the bronze medal. Snowboard Cross Women's Final - Turin 2006 Winter Olympics - Tanja Frieden (SUI), Lindsey Jacobellis (USA), Dominique Maltais (CAN)

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