Shaun Roger White was born on September 3,1986 and is an American former professional snowboarder and skateboarder.
46 Facts About Shaun White
Shaun White is a five-time Olympian and a three-time Olympic gold medalist in half-pipe snowboarding.
Shaun White holds the world record for the most X Games gold medals and most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder.
Shaun White has won 10 ESPY Awards throughout his career in various categories.
Shaun White was born with a Tetralogy of Fallot, a congenital heart defect for which he required two open-heart operations before the age of one.
Shaun White spent his early years riding the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California with his family.
Shaun White has participated in five Winter Olympics in his career.
At the 2006,2010, and 2018 Winter Olympics, Shaun White won gold in the snowboard halfpipe event.
Shaun White has participated in the Winter X Games, where he has won a medal every year since 2002.
Shaun White's streak was snapped in 2007 when he lost to Andreas Wiig and Teddy Flandreau, with Shaun White taking the bronze.
At the 2006 Winter Olympics, Shaun White won gold in the half-pipe.
At the 2007 Open, Shaun White was crowned the first "Burton Global Open Champion".
Shaun White's take for the event was $100,000, $20,000, $90,000, and a new Corvette.
Shaun White Snowboarding was the 20th best-selling game of December 2008 in the United States.
Kevin Pearce had five hits in the pipe, and all were the same tricks Shaun White did in his final run.
Judges came to the conclusion that Shaun White deserved the better score because he started off with a more technical trick and he had one more hit than Pearce.
Shaun White won a gold medal in Slopestyle, finally winning gold after two consecutive years of bronze.
On February 14,2009, Shaun White won the FIS World Cup Men's Halfpipe event at Vancouver's Cypress Mountain.
At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Shaun White again won gold in the halfpipe.
Shaun White performed his second run anyway, as a victory lap, ending his run with a well-anticipated Double McTwist 1260 which he named The Tomahawk.
Shaun White completed the run, landing his infamous Double McTwist 1260 and finishing with a score of 97.33 to take the lead and claim the historical 4th straight Gold in the Winter X Games, held in Aspen, Colorado.
Shaun White's 3rd run was a simple victory run featuring mostly straight air.
At Winter X, Shaun White became the first person in the history of the Winter X Games to score a perfect 100 in the men's Snowboard SuperPipe.
Shaun White won his 6th consecutive SuperPipe victory, making him the second participant ever to achieve this, with SnoCross racer Tucker Hibbert achieving his 6th consecutive victory earlier in the same day.
Shaun White finished fourth at the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Halfpipe event.
Shaun White was trailing Hirano by one full point coming into his last run with a score of 94.25.
Shaun White finished fourth at the 2022 Winter Olympics in the halfpipe.
Shaun White has had a sponsor since he was seven years old.
Shaun White signed CAA Sports for representation after working with IMG for eight years.
Shaun White is a brand ambassador for Krave Jerky and as part of their partnership he has developed and released his own flavors.
Shaun White starred in the 2004 documentary The Shaun White Album and the 2005 snowboarding documentary First Descent.
Shaun White appeared on the January 16,2011, episode of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition to help redesign a room for an eight-year-old boy.
Shaun White appeared in the Nickelodeon TV series Henry Danger in 2018 in the episode "Toon in for Danger".
Shaun White got his first guitar as first prize in a snowboarding competition.
In October 2013, Shaun White appeared in the music video for "City of Angels" by Thirty Seconds to Mars.
Shaun White had his first published interview in TransWorld SNOWboarding Magazine in 2003.
Shaun White was one of the few pro snowboarders to be a guest editor of Snowboarder Magazine.
Shaun White has a chapter giving advice in Tim Ferriss' book Tools of Titans.
Shaun White has appeared in several video games and has launched his video game franchise.
Shaun White appeared in 1999's Cool Boarders 4 and 2001's Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder.
In 2008 he released his own video game, Shaun White Snowboarding, developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft.
Shaun White has helmed the Air + Style festival of music and snowboarding since 2014, when he took ownership and moved it from Austria to Los Angeles.
Shaun White has had the longstanding nickname "The Flying Tomato", due to his red hair.
On September 17,2012, Shaun White was arrested near a hotel in Nashville for public intoxication and vandalism after attending the wedding party of the drummer of The Black Keys, Patrick Carney.
Shaun White, who underwent two open-heart surgeries as an infant, has granted 17 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation since 2008.
Shaun White was in a relationship with Sarah Barthel of the band Phantogram from 2013 to 2019.