Why Shaun White can contest in skateboarding
February 15, 2018 - skateboarding
U.S. snowboarder Shaun White prisoner his third Olympic bullion medal on Tuesday after his overwhelming third run in a halfpipe final.
White, during age 31, isn’t looking to finish his Olympic career anytime soon. In fact, he’s eyeing an coming in Tokyo’s 2020 Summer Olympics … in skateboarding.
Via USA TODAY Sports:
“Just to get to a Summer Olympics would be amazing, and it’s a large passion of mine. I’d adore to only give it my all and see what happens.”
White skeleton to get behind to skateboarding after he earnings from a Winter Games. But if we indispensable any denote that a three-time bullion medalist is able of skateboarding during an chosen level, demeanour no serve than his opening during X Games 17.
White took bullion in a skateboard freestyle vert during that event. He’ll be 33 when Tokyo comes around, and this year’s skateboard vert winner, Moto Shibata of Japan, is 21. White is a initial contestant to win bullion during both summer and winter X Games.
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