At a glance

3 Sep 1986 San Diego, United States of America
The Flying Tomato
175 cm / 70 kg 5'9'' / 154 pounds
Male

Shaun White has become the best known snowboarder in the world, winning multiple titles, including his 2006 halfpipe Olympic gold. To do this he overcome a congenital heart disorder, tetralogy of Fallot (blue-baby syndrome), which required him to undergo two open-heart surgeries before he was a year old. White has long red hair, which has given him the nickname “The Flying Tomato.” He has made his name at the Winter X Games, where he continues to collect medals. Through 2009, he has won 14 medals at Winter X, including nine gold medals, all in superpipe and slopestyle between 2003-09. White...

Shaun in numbers

4
Olympics
Olympics
3
medals
Gold medal:3 Silver medal: Bronze medal:
  • PyeongChang
    PyeongChang 2018
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    PyeongChang
    PyeongChang 2018
    • 1 Gold medal
      Snowboarding
      Halfpipe
  • Sochi
    Sochi 2014
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Sochi
    Sochi 2014
    • 4
      Snowboarding
      Halfpipe
  • Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Vancouver
    Vancouver 2010
    • 1 Gold medal
      Snowboarding
      Halfpipe
  • Turin
    Turin 2006
    Games
    Results
    Sport
    Event
    Turin
    Turin 2006
    • 1 Gold medal
      Snowboarding
      Halfpipe