Shaun White wins USA’s 100th all-time Winter Olympic gold medal

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Shaun White, of the United States, celebrates winning gold after the men’s halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

Shaun White has reclaimed his Olympic halfpipe title and won the United States’ 100th all-time gold medal at the Winter Olympics.

And he did it in dramatic fashion, landing back-to-back 1440s as part of a final run that knocked Japan’s Ayumu Hirano out of the top spot.

Visit this link for a video recap of his dramatic run.

Results

Gold: Shaun White (USA), 97.75

Silver: Ayumu Hirano (JPN), 95.25

Bronze: Scotty James (AUS), 92.00

What’s Next?

There are still Olympic snowboarding competitions left in boardercross, big air and parallel giant slalom. Hit the link for the upcoming live stream schedule in each event.

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