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Baby Watching Her Olympian Dad Compete On TV Will Give You Gold Medal Feels

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She's got her cute mojo working for Canada's Winter Olympics curling team.
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Third gold turns Shaun White from 'flying tomato' to best boarder ever

Third gold turns Shaun White from 'flying tomato' to best boarder ever

6 monthes ago   |   By

Snowboarding at the Olympics turned 20 this year, and there's a good chance that in another two decades, people will still be talking about the contest that went down in the mountains of South Korea on Wednesday.
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Shaun White joins the TODAY Show

Shaun White joins the TODAY Show

6 monthes ago   |   By

Shaun White joined TODAY hours after winning gold in the men's halfpipe.
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The Return of Halfpipe King: How Shaun White keeps winning

6 monthes ago   |   By

After failing to medal in Sochi, the King of the Halfpipe Shaun White returned with a gold in PyeongChang. So how does he keep winning?
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PyeongChang Update: White wins gold in thrilling finish

6 monthes ago   |   By

In Day 5 of the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, Shaun White won halfpipe gold thanks to a nearly flawless final run while the U.S. women's hockey team dominated OAR.
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‘It's unreal': How a 16-year-old snowboarder ended up at the Olympics last minute

‘It's unreal': How a 16-year-old snowboarder ended up at the Olympics last minute

6 monthes ago   |   By

PYEONGCHANG - As Eliot Grondin took his final training run down the snowboard-cross course at Phoenix Snow Park, Shaun White was about to enter the halfpipe on the adjacent trail.
It was an interesting bit of symmetry: the Canadian rider took up snowboarding after he watched White win his first gold medal at the 2006 Olympics in Turin.
Also: Grondin was four years old at the time.
Twelve years later, Grondin is at the Olympics, competing next to his idols, thanks in part to a little bit of serendipity. The Canadian snowboard team for Pyeongchang was officially named late last month, and...
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Shaun White's Journey Back to the Top

6 monthes ago   |   By

After a disappointing fourth place in the halfpipe at the 2014 Games, the world's best snowboarder had to “put it down” for another Olympic gold medal.
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Not-so-snow White: Shaun White's snowboarding gold clouded by sex assault allegations

6 monthes ago   |   By

US snowboarder Shaun White romped to a record-breaking third gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on Wednesday, but his celebrations were overshadowed by the resurfacing of past sexual assault allegations.
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Medal ceremony: Shaun White gets halfpipe gold medal

6 monthes ago   |   By

Shaun White collected the gold medal for his epic and historic gold medal run in the men's halpipe.
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White gets historic gold, Knierims advance to free skate

6 monthes ago   |   By

Shaun White threw down a run for the ages to capture his third halfpipe Olympic gold while the Knierims struggled in the short program but advanced to the pairs' free skate.
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Gallery: Highlights of Day 5 at the Winter Olympics

6 monthes ago   |   By

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - American snowboarder Shaun White won gold with a dazzling halfpipe run, pairs figure skaters turned in dramatic short programs, and defending champion Eric Frenzel of Germany won the gold medal in the Nordic combined normal hill event. Gusty winds also forced the cancellation of more events, pushing back American skier Mikaela Shiffrin's Pyeongchang Olympics debut for yet another day. Here are some highlights of Day 5 from Associated Press photographers.
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Shaun White wins his third halfpipe gold and a landmark 100th gold medal for the US

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American Shaun White on Wednesday won his third Winter Olympic gold and a landmark 100th for his country.
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Back to his roots: Shaun White aims for 2020 Tokyo Olympics - as a skateboarder

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Snowboard gold medalist would like to become second American to win gold in Summer and Winter Games.
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Watch every Team USA medal win from the 2018 Winter Olympics

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February 11 Mens Snowboard Slopestyle Red Gerard Gold Mens Luge Chris Mazdzer Silver February 12 Womens Snowboard Slopestyle Jamie Anderson Gold Figure Skating Team Event Team USA Bronze Nathan Chen Mens short program Bradie Tennell Ladies short program Mirai Nagasu Ladies free program Adam Rippon Mens free program Alexa and Chris Knierim Pairs short and free programs Alex and Maia Shibutani Dance short and free programs February 13 Womens Snowboard Halfpipe Chloe Kim Gold Arielle Gold Bronze February 14 Mens Snowboard Halfpipe Shaun White Gold
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What you missed in PyeongChang last night: Shaun White wins historic gold medal

6 monthes ago   |   By

Primetime spotlight All attention turned to the mens halfpipe final. After yesterdays qualifying round posted monster numbers, everyone was expecting an epic final, and epic it was. Shaun White reclaimed his Olympic title, winning Team USAs 100th all-time Winter Olympic gold. White is now the first snowboarder to ever become a three-time Olympic champion. Japans Ayumu Hirano claimed silver, while Australias Scotty James earned bronze.
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White wins USA's 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

6 monthes ago   |   By

PYEONGCHANG, Korea, Republic Of - Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next.
“I honestly knew I had it,” White said. “I knew I had to put it down.”
Put it down he did, soaring and spinning Wednesday through a half-dozen near flawless tricks - including back-to-back 1440s for the first time in his life - en route to his record third halfpipe gold medal.
White won with a score of 97.75 and wept at the bottom of the halfpipe. It marked White's return to the top of the sport after a disappointing fourth-place finish at the 2014...
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Germany's Frenzel erases deficit to repeat as Olympic gold medalist

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With half a kilometer to go, it was anyones race. The lead pack of four was so close, their skis could almost touch. Then Germany's Eric Frenzel showed why hes the defending Olympic gold medalist. As the others in the pack grew tired, arms burning and legs aching from 10 kilometers of sprinting, Frenzel grew stronger, easily capturing the gold by 4.8 seconds over Japan's Akito Watabe. It wasnt even close, as Frenzel finished in 24 minutes, 51.4 seconds. A replay of Sochi, Watabe again finished second to Frenzel.
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Germany's Frenzel repeats as Olympic champion in unreal win

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Germany's Eric Frenzel repeats as Olympic gold medalist in Nordic combined individual normal hill/10km.
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Celebs and Twitter go nuts for Shaun White as he becomes the 100th USA Winter Olympic gold medalist

6 monthes ago   |   By

Snowboarder Shaun White's record-breaking, gold-medal-winning final run in the men's halfpipe event on Wednesday morning at the 2018 Winter Olympics left him in tears - along, it seems, with much of Twitter. Others felt just as moved by White's weeping reaction to his win.
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