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Sport See Shaun White’s spectacular perfect-score run that qualified him for the Olympics

01:51  14 january  2018
01:51  14 january  2018 Source:   ftw.usatoday.com

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Snowboarder Shaun White ’ s fourth Olympic appearance came down to one run at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass, Colorado on Saturday. The two-time Olympic halfpipe gold medalist didn’t disappoint. He won the grand prix event with a stunning perfect 100 score — the second of his career

See Shaun White ’ s spectacular perfect - score run that qualified - ftw.usatoday.com. JockBio: Shaun White Biography - www.jockbio.com. Shaun joined the pro skateboarding tour in 2002, and a year later he qualified for the Summer X Games in the These were all or nothing jumps that Olympic

See Shaun White's spectacular perfect-score run that qualified him for the Olympics: COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO - DECEMBER 09: Shaun White of the United States looks on from the podium after the finals of the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2018 Men's Snowboard Halfpipe during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on December 9, 2017 in Copper Mountain, Colorado. White finished in third place. ORG XMIT: 775031633 ORIG FILE ID: 889042678© Getty Images COPPER MOUNTAIN, CO - DECEMBER 09: Shaun White of the United States looks on from the podium after the finals of the FIS Snowboard World Cup 2018 Men's Snowboard Halfpipe during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on December 9, 2017 in Copper Mountain, Colorado. White finished in third place. ORG XMIT: 775031633 ORIG FILE ID: 889042678

Snowboarder Shaun White's fourth Olympic appearance came down to one run at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass, Colorado on Saturday. The two-time Olympic halfpipe gold medalist didn't disappoint.

He won the grand prix event with a stunning perfect 100 score - the second of his career - to clinch a spot on Team USA for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea in February.

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Shaun White qualified for the halfpipe final at the 2018 Winter Olympics Tuesday — and earned a nearly perfect score in his second run . Shaun White Qualified for the Halfpipe Final at the 2018 Winter Olympics : Here' s What to Know. By Jennifer Calfas.

Snowboarder Shaun White ’ s fourth Olympic appearance came down to one run at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass, Colorado on Saturday. The two-time Olympic halfpipe gold medalist didn’t disappoint. He won the grand prix event with a stunning perfect 100 score – the second of his career

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White's winning run included a massive 1440 double cork on the first hit and two more 1260 double corks, including one on the last hit.

The contest hadn't seen any rider score in the 90s until the final five runs. But then American Jake Pates, who won the Dew Tour in December, scored a 94 to move into first. James bested that with a switch backside 1260 on his final hit to score a 96.25, while 16-year-old Japanese rider Yuto Totsuka edged Pates with a 94.5.

After crashing on his first run, White soared with his signature amplitude and used his progressive riding to secure the win.

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Shaun White Got a Near- Perfect Score in the Halfpipe Qualifying , and People Are Freaking Out. Watch Shaun ' s impressive halfpipe qualifying run above, and then read on to see some of the best reactions from people who could not believe what he pulled off.

The two-time gold medalist notched a spectacular score in halfpipe and is on his way to the final. [email protected] posted a 98.50 in QUALIFYING ?! Olympics Winter Olympics Snowboarding Shaun White .

White's qualification for the Olympics comes on the heels of a gruesome injury the snowboarder suffered in October. With serious injuries to his face, he said he needed 62 stitches and bruised his lungs.

I’ve always lived my life by pushing the limits. Winning is great, but it’s the tough times that truly define you. I took a slam while training the other day, but don’t worry I’ll be back soon and better than ever!! Thanks @beatsbydre for bringing me into the family. #NormalisBoring #1of1 #RockNRoll

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The fourth and final snowboard halfpipe selection contest for the Olympics is next weekend in Mammoth Mountain, California.

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