Name: Shaun White
Sport: Snowboarding
Event(s): Halfpipe
Height: 5-9
DOB: 9/3/1986
Birthplace: San Diego, Calif.
Hometown: Carlsbad, Calif.
High School: Carlsbad High School (Carlsbad, Calif.)
Coach(es): Mike Jankowski
Olympic Experience
  • Five-time Olympian (2006, 2010, 2014, 2018, 2022); Three-time Olympic medalist (3 golds)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, 4th (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, gold (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games Sochi 2014, 4th (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games Vancouver 2010, gold (halfpipe)
  • Olympic Winter Games Torino 2006, gold (halfpipe)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 FIS World Cup Standings, bronze (halfpipe)
  • 2021 FIS World Cup, 4th (halfpipe)
  • 2018 FIS World Cup Standings, gold (halfpipe)
  • 2017 FIS World Cup Standings, bronze (halfpipe)
  • 2014 FIS World Cup Standings, 9th (slopestyle)
  • 2013 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe)
  • 2012 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe)
  • 2011 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe)
  • 2010 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe)
  • 2009 X Games Aspen, gold (slopestyle, superpipe)
  • 2009 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe), bronze (slopestyle)
  • 2008 X Games Aspen, gold (superpipe), bronze (slopestyle)
  • 2007 X Games Aspen, silver (superpipe), bronze (slopestyle)
  • 2006 X Games Aspen, gold (slopestyle, superpipe)
  • 2005 X Games Aspen, gold (slopestyle)
  • 2004 X Games Aspen, gold (slopestyle)
  • 2003 X Games Aspen, gold (slopestyle, superpipe)
  • 2002 X Games Aspen, silver (slopestyle, superpipe)
  • Became the only athlete to score a perfect 100 in superpipe at the 2012 X Games in Aspen
  • Has earned five medals in skateboarding at the Summer X Games (2 golds, 2 silvers, 1 bronze), becoming the first athlete to compete and medal in both the Summer and Winter X Games
Personal: Son of Roger and Cathy White...Has a brother and sister, Jesse and Kari...Began professional competition at age 13...Won 10 ESPY awards for Best Male Action Sports Athlete and Best Male U.S. Olympic Athlete...Featured on the cover of Forbes magazine’s “30 under 30” issue in 2016...Hobbies include playing guitar, mountain biking and surfing.