Shaun White: “I Never Got Over My 4th Place Finish in Sochi”

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: 2018 Team USA Olympic hopefull Shaun White is interviewed during NBC's TODAY Show on Febuary 8, 2017 in New York City. Team USA celebrates the one-year countdown to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for the USOC)

Shaun White is known for being the “king of the halfpipe” and plans to keep that title for years to come.

The 30-year-old snowboarder appeared on the Today Show yesterday to talk about the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games in South Korea, which is officially less than one year away.

After taking some time off to pursue his own competition Air + Style and a clothing line at Macy’s, people were wondering if the “flying tomato” would ever ride again. White competed in X Games Aspen 2017 just two weeks ago, finishing his worst since his X Games debut in 2000.

The snowboarder also finished fourth at the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, which White says “he never got over.” After a win at the US Mammoth Grand Prix last week, Shaun says he is ready for Pyeongchang and has some “big tricks” up his sleeve.

Watch the full interview above for more.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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