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This is post:81 submitted by smurphy on Feb/13/06:2:01pmGOLD METAL WINNER... Shaun White

Shaun Whites Sport: Snowboarding

Event(s): Halfpipe

Birthdate: September 3, 1986

Birthplace: San Diego, CA

Residence: Carlsbad, CA

Height/Weight: 5'8" / 140 lbs

Olympics: Debut

Nicknamed: "The Flying Tomato,"

Turned Pro: At age 13

White was the first athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter X Games.

White made his debut at the Winter X Games, in 2000.

In the Winter X Games, White won six career medals, four of them gold.

White took part in his first Summer X Games in 2003, finishing sixth in the vert skateboarding competition.

White was the first athlete to compete in both the winter and summer versions of the X Games.

First professional title for White was the Vert competition at the Panasonic Open in Louisville, Ky, June 2005

During the 2004-05 season he competed in just two events.

At just 15, White attempted to qualify for the Salt Lake Games in halfpipe, but was unsuccessful.

Top Score of 46.8, goes to White as he walks away with gold Metal at the XX Olympic 2006 Games

At 19, White is a multimillionaire who has his own clothing line and the starring role in a snowboarding movie, "First Descent.''

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