Danny Davis tries to find the magic again

Sunday, December 22, 2013 | 4:26 p.m. CST; updated 10:33 p.m. CST, Tuesday, December 31, 2013

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — From a snowboarding standpoint, it was pure perfection: Soaring jumps 10 and 15 feet above the halfpipe. Double-flipping, twisting, devil-may-care tricks he'd never strung together so perfectly, all with landings so dead-solid it felt as if "the hands of God" were guiding him.