Meet U.S. Olympian Shaun White [poster]

Shaun White in winter gear, upside down with feet and left hand on snowboard (© Lee Jin-man/AP Images)
(State Dept./F. Carter. Photo: © Lee Jin-man/AP Images)

U.S. Olympic gold medalist Shaun White will compete in his fifth Olympics in the snowboarding halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Games. A native of Carlsbad, California, White first competed at the age of 13. He earned gold medals at the 2006, 2010 and 2018 Olympics. Also a competitive skateboarder, White is the only athlete to earn medals in both the summer and winter X Games, a yearly extreme sports event.