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I've spent the last hour watching the Winter X Games, which are, much like Mountain Dew, extreme. How extreme is it? Well, a commentator just described Sal Masekela as his "brother from another mother." If that doesn't typify today's edgy and hip teenagers, I don't know what does.

Let me be upfront with you: I'm not an X Games follower. The most impressive winter sports feat I've ever seen was accomplished by Clark Griswold and a non-caloric silicon-based kitchen lubricant.


So far, I've seen races on snowboards, some people jumping and twisting, countless mentions of, and one commentator who can't stop telling me how exciting the Winter X Games are. Tune in soon, there's only about give more hours of live coverage today.

Tonight, for some reason, there's some kind of event featuring motorcycles driving and jumping on snow. and ice. Should be extreme.