On This Day

Shaun White

Snowboarder Shaun White
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Profession: Snowboarder

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Best known as the "Flying Tomato." He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist, won multiple Summer and Winter X Games medals in which he sets records for gold medals and highest overall medal count.

Born: September 3, 1986
Birthplace: San Diego, California, USA
Age: 34 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Tiger
Star Sign: Virgo

Historical Events

  • 2012-01-29 American snowboarder Shaun White achieves the first ever SuperPipe perfect score (100) in Winter X Games history
  • 2018-02-14 American snowboarder Shaun White wins an unprecedented 3rd Olympic halfpipe gold medal (previous 2006, 10) at the Pyeongchang Winter Games

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