February 14, 2018

The Shaun White Factor – How To Dominate Your Sport

Who is Shaun White?

Shaun Roger White is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is a three-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games gold medals, most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder, and has won 10 ESPY Awards.

A few facts about Shaun White:

Height5′ 9″
BornSeptember 3, 1986 (age 31), San Diego, CA
NicknamesThe Flying Tomato, The Egg, Future Boy, The Animal
Shaun White Net Worth: His longtime success as an athlete has earned him a massive net worth ranging between $20 million and $40 million.

According to Variety, White put numerous properties up for sale in 2017 including:

  • An Encinitas, Calif. house he put on the market for $7.8 million (and used to rent for up to $25,000 a month)
  • His Hollywood Hills West mansion sold for $6.7 million this summer to Shark Tank‘s Robert Herjavec
  • An East village penthouse in New York City that he put on the market for $2.8 million
  • A four bedroom Carlsbad, Calif. house he sold for $1.075 million

But he still has plenty more homes left to hang out in:

  • A Park City, Utah condo
  • A Malibu home for that rents for $17,500 a month
  • A second Malibu home next door to the Point Dume rental that he bought for $10.75 million
  • A newly purchased $1.6 million Laurel Canyon home

If you haven’t been watching the 2018 Winter Olympics, you might have missed his incredible performance, watch here where he cemented his place in history yet another Olympic gold medal. That makes THREE!

Shaun White on third Olympic gold medal: It hasn’t hit me yet

How crazy is this? White delivered the run of a lifetime to win gold in the men’s halfpipe and the 100th Winter Olympic gold medal in United States history.

The 100th Winter Olympic Gold Medal in United States history. What an impressive event to have happen, even more impressive after the recent accident White faced in New Zealand…

What happened during Shaun White’s accident?

Olympic gold medalist Shaun White discusses road to recovery after cutting his face open earlier this season in New Zealand and what it means to make a comeback at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics.

Warning: this video shows a rough accident so if you have a weak stomach, do not watch this.

After the accident, he shared this on his Instagram

“I’ve always lived my life by pushing the limits. Winning is great, but it’s the tough times that truly define you. I took a slam while training the other day, but don’t worry I’ll be back soon and better than ever!! Thanks @beatsbydre for bringing me into the family. ”

The video below shows a nice insight into the road to recovery for him.

 

Shaun White’s Comeback: His Road To Recovery After Devastating Accident

 

Shaun White: The Skateboarder

What’s even more impressive is that it’s not just one sport that Shaun White has been an expert in…

Watch Shaun White’s Run 4 during the Skate Vert Finals Super Jam at the Toyota Challenge 2011 in Salt Lake City, UT

 

Shaun White reveals his strategy for success in high-pressure situations


Shaun White at the time of this interview was a two-time Olympic gold medalist and winner of 23 Winter and Summer X Games medals. He’s best-known for being a professional snowboarder and skateboarder, but he’s also an entrepreneur. White recently launched a new clothing line called WHT SPACE, in partnership with Macy’s.

He stopped by Business Insider to discuss a range of topics, from sports and business to personal strategy. We asked him how he manages to succeed during high-pressure situations.

Shaun White’s private pipe – Red Bull Project X

You know you’re doing something right when Red Bull builds you your own private pipe.

Chris Hughes

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