Common questions

Is Shaun White sponsored by Redbull?

Is Shaun White sponsored by Redbull?

Shaun White ends sponsorship with Red Bull.

What brand does Shaun White use?

What does Shaun ride? Shuan snowboards regular (not goofy) on a Burton White Collection 156 snowboard. He uses Burton bindings and boots.

Who helped Shaun White to learn skateboarding?

White first got into skateboarding after following his older brother, Jesse, to the nearby Encinitas YMCA. After he took up snowboarding at the age of six, his mother ordered him to slow down by telling him he could only board backward, or switch, a skill that would help further his career.

Who invented the half pipe?

As we explained in part one of our guide, when a rider hits the lip riding switch and rotates frontside, it’s known as ‘Cab’, after the inventor of the trick, Steve Caballero.

What is Shaun White best known for?

Shaun White, in full Shaun Roger White, byname the Flying Tomato, (born September 3, 1986, San Diego, California, U.S.), American snowboarder who won Olympic gold medals in the halfpipe event in 2006, 2010, and 2018. White survived a heart defect that required two operations when he was an infant.

What kind of sport does Shaun White play?

Shaun White is a dual sport professional athlete who maintains some of the highest accolades within snowboarding and skateboarding.

Where does Shaun White own a ski resort?

As a massive reinvestment into the sport that made him famous, Shaun White secured a deal in 2016 to own a percentage of legendary Southern California ski resort Mammoth Mountain—including the resorts he grew up riding, Bear Mountain and Snow Summit.

How many gold medals does Shaun White have?

Including all winter X Games competitions through 2013, his medal count stands at 18 (13 gold, 3 silver, 2 bronze), among which is the first quadruple win streak by a male athlete in one discipline, the snowboard slopestyle. White’s streak was snapped in 2007 when he lost to Andreas Wiig and Teddy Flandreau, with White taking the bronze.

When did Shaun White become a majority shareholder?

Shaun White became the majority shareholder of the iconic, global Air + Style festival in 2014 with the mission of growing the sport of snowboarding and the culture that surrounds it through physical events and digital content.

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