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SOCHI SCENE: Quick quote: Ligocki's board

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Photo - Poland's Michal Ligocki falls during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Poland's Michal Ligocki falls during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
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SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Poland's Michal Ligocki couldn't put together a clean run Tuesday in the men's snowboard halfpipe, finishing 16th of 19 and failing to qualify for the semifinals or finals.

He did write legibly on the bottom of his board, though, writing "Mellow Livin'" and separately listing the things "I (heart):"

"Merry, my family, my friends, my country Poland, snowboarding, surfing, golf."

— By Oskar Garcia — Twitter http://twitter.com/oskargarcia

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