Best Self-Medicator

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And for My Next Trick Folks, I'll Just Sit Here Whimpering

The third time that X Games competitor Philippe "Philou" Poirier missed his Rightside 900, he smacked the lip of the halfpipe with an audible thud, barely crossed the finish, and then dropped trou to ice his "hip" in front of an audience of some 2,000. "I had to do it," says the Quebecois. "I was so in pain."