Team USA star Shaun White is set to hit the halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing for what he says is his final trip to the games.
Now in the third decade of his career, the 35-year-old snowboarder became infamous for sticking big tricks in competition – including the back-to-back double cork 1440s during his 2018 gold-winning performance in PyeongChang.
"The thought of this being my last Olympics makes me stop and look back over the years" White said in an Instagram post. "It’s been an incredible run."
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The four-time Olympian became the first athlete to compete and place in both the Summer and Winter X Games. White is also the only athlete to earn two perfect 100 scores on the halfpipe, making him a “bonafide snowboarding legend.”
Will Shaun White end his Olympic career in Beijing with another iconic performance?
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