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Shaun White

Shaun White of US competes during men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying session at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. (Source: Associated Press) Shaun White of US competes during men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying session at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. (Source: Associated Press)

Shaun White

Event: snowboarding

Hometown: Carlsbad, CA

Shaun White is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in the halfpipe snowboarding event.

He is the first athlete to win gold at both the Winter and Summer X Games (skateboarding).

Active in business, White has an event series (Air + Style), a men's clothing line (WHT SPACE) and is a part-owner in Mammouth Mountain, where he grew up riding.

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