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7 a.m. // Competition Day. Wake up, get gear ready for competition. Try to ignore severely bruised tailbone injury from Saturday. Fell 17 feet "onto my buttocks," says Kelly, while practicing the McTwist.
10 a.m. // Halfpipe qualifying runs. All three U.S. riders qualify for finals.
1 p.m. // Kelly takes first run of finals. Sits in second place behind France's Doriane Vidal, who scored 43 points to Clark's 40.8. "I need to be smoother and mix my tricks more," said Clark before her second run.
1:30 p.m. // Kelly Clark Boost Factor: While the loud speakers pump out Guns-n-Roses' "Welcome to the Jungle," Kelly puts on her minidisk headphones and turns on Blink 182's "This is Growing Up" just before she pushes off to start her run. Crowd of 16,500 fans, one rock band, her Mom, Dad, brother Tim, a handful of hometown friends, and four guys with "USA!" painted across their bare chests are driven into a frenzy with her tricks.