Shaun White To Have Dinner With President Obama?

Invariably, the name “Shaun White” rings with public adoration and iconic stature in the world of snowboarding; not to mention his gracious accomplishment in winning the gold medal in the men’s half-pipe competition at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games.  The high-flying American defended his halfpipe title with a jaw-dropping sequence of flips and somersaults when he punctuated his night with his signature trick, the “Double McTwist 1260.” But amidst all the glory and flashing cameras in the news conference following his winning run, Shaun White passionately impressed his desire to meet President Obama.  “I don’t think we’ve had the honor to meet the President of the United States,” White said. Shaun White On Oprah Winfrey Shaun White subsequently […]

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Shaun White Crash: Despite Mishap He Captures His Third X Games Title

Shaun White Crash The slopes of Buttermilk Mountain were not very forgiving to this years competitors of the 2010 Winter X Games. In this stunning and graphic video you will see Shaun White’s face meet the ice in a practice run while attempting a double Mctwist 1260 in the superpipe. View The Video HERE But despite this skull-jarring mishap, Shaun White received what a Winter X Games doctor called a thorough medical evaluation before he was cleared to head back down the superpipe; not only to complete his practice runs, but to ultimately capture his third X Games Title!  Until Shaun stomped his final run in the Men’s SuperPipe, nobody had ever won back-to-back-to-back golds! Showing no signs […]

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2010 Winter X Games World Snowboard Event

The Winter X Games, the premier action sports event in the world, will be held January 28 through January 31, 2010 in Aspen, Colorado, USA.  More than 200 of the best action extreme sports athletes, including past Olympians, will compete in Skiing, Snowboarding and Snowmobiling. In the snowboard venue names like Chas Guldemond, Scotty Lago, and Travis Rice will represent the USA in the Snowboard Big Air category.  In the Slopestyle category you’ll see Danny Davis, Chas Guldemond, Scotty Lago, and Travis Rice.  And in Snowboard Superpipe category Mason Aguirre, Danny Davis, Danny Kass, Scotty Lago, Luke Mitrani, Kevin Pearce, Elijah Teter, Louie Vito, and Shaun White will be shredding the near-vertical halfpipe walls — showing off their […]

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