Shaun White wins 3rd Olympic gold in contest for the ages

They were tricks White said afterward that he had never landed in succession - not in practice and, of course, never in a contest. On the winning trip, White got the tough stuff out of the way early, dropping straight into the halfpipe, flying nearly 20 feet above it and whipping his body around twice while going head-over-heels two times for the first 1440. He found it, and was revving up the tricks to get him back to the top, when he bashed his face on the side of the halfpipe during a training run in New Zealand .

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