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Maelle Ricker: Snowboard star's highs and lows

With her announcement Wednesday that she has retired, take a look back at the brilliant career of Canadian snowboard star Maelle Ricker, who rebounded from a horrible crash to win an historic Olympic gold medal.

Canadian bounced back from horrible crash to win historic Olympic gold

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      With her announcement Wednesday that she has retired, take a look back at the brilliant career of Canadian snowboard star Maelle Ricker, who rebounded from a horrible crash to win an historic Olympic gold medal in 2010.

      The West Vancouver, B.C., native also thrived in her harrowing sport long enough to capture a world title, two World Cup season crowns and 16 World Cup race wins.

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