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There are plenty of skills I've learned from playing video games. It's more interactive than watching TV, because there are problems to solve as you're using your brain. ---->>>

The hardest thing about skateboarding is consistency: The slightest flick of your foot or gust of wind can send your board flying, so it's really anybody's game out there. ---->>>

You take a crash, you get back up and next time you succeed and that's a great feeling. ---->>>

You can only jump so far until you break your leg. You can only land so hard until something explodes. ---->>>

Skateboarding is training, but I don't think of it as training. It's fun. ---->>>

Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness... it gets your senses to be spot-on and it's also a great way to take my mind off things. ---->>>

We all started snowboarding in the beginning as a family just to be closer together, go on trips. It was our soccer, but instead of Dad yelling at me from the sideline he is there riding with me and hitting the jumps even before I am hitting them.

We all started snowboarding in the beginning as a family just to be closer together, go on trips. It was our soccer, but instead of Dad yelling at me from the sideline he is there riding with me and hitting the jumps even before I am hitting them.

I think everybody can agree that you can hear a certain song and it will put you in a certain mood, and that's just the beauty of music and I am so inspired by that. ---->>>

You know the best thing about competition? There's this whole strategy game, and when it all works out its like solving that hard math equation. You finally get the answer and you're so happy. ---->>>

I'm on the road a lot so when I get some time to relax I definitely take advantage. ---->>>

I can't stay away from Chinese food. I really love that stuff.

I can't stay away from Chinese food. I really love that stuff.

When you think about it, we're strapping strange planks of wood to our feet and launching off of giant snow walls. It's pretty intense. ---->>>

I trip walking down the stairs, but I can skate them probably. ---->>>

I wear black skinny-fit jeans - I can't get away from them. It's funny because I wore baggy jeans for ages, then one day my friend convinced me to try on a skinny pair and I thought they were great. ---->>>

Cement doesn't give as much as snow. ---->>>

I'm really disappointed at every event if I don't do less than what I wanted to do. ---->>>

I couldn't do my homework if my room wasn't clean. And it has carried on now that I am older, in a very freakish way. ---->>>

If you're going off a 90-foot jump, you can't say: 'Oh, I don't want to do this now.' You're going no matter what. ---->>>

I've always been under the impression that it would be such a bummer to be in a peaceful place like Hawaii or the tropics and be stressed about catching waves. ---->>>

If skating got into the Olympics, I would be tempted to hold off on shredding for a year and just skate, to make that my new goal. In that sport, I'm still the underdog. ---->>>

I'm just having fun. ---->>>

You have to be prepared to take a spill. ---->>>

I am a pretty recognizable, like, I walk through the airport or something, you are going to spot me right away. ---->>>

I totally forget about snowboarding in the summertime. ---->>>

I've reached my goal with snowboarding. ---->>>

Usually the thing that signifies that I'm done with the winter and all that is that I start skateboarding. ---->>>

Snowboarding's tough, because you've got to go to the mountains. For me, I love the skateboard season because I get to hangout at home and still be skating. I don't have to travel to Norway or Japan or these crazy places to be snowboarding.

Snowboarding's tough, because you've got to go to the mountains. For me, I love the skateboard season because I get to hangout at home and still be skating. I don't have to travel to Norway or Japan or these crazy places to be snowboarding.

I personally think skateboarding is harder because it has so many moving parts. With snowboarding, your feet are strapped to your board. ---->>>

I'm proud of the U.S.A. We've done some amazing things. To wear our flag in the Olympics is an honor.

I'm proud of the U.S.A. We've done some amazing things. To wear our flag in the Olympics is an honor.

If you eat the same cereal every day it's gonna get old. And if I had thought about snowboarding every day, I would have quit a long time ago. ---->>>

Surfers have the most attitude.

Surfers have the most attitude.

I know my family and I would always go up to the mountains just for fun. We always skied. Then, all of a sudden, my brother started snow boarding. Older brother thing, I had to do what he was doing. So I started snow boarding. ---->>>

I've had dreams about tricks. ---->>>

There's always room for improvement, but the judges are looking for big airs and stylish tricks. ---->>>

I've always wanted to land a 1080, it's been a beast of a burden for me. ---->>>

If you go to a building to skate, or if you go to these places to skate, you're told it's against the law in some cities. It's definitely a bummer. It's unfortunate. ---->>>

When I'm on planes, I'd talk to people and I'd tell them I compete in the X Games. Some would know what it was, but maybe half didn't. But everyone knows about the Olympics. They're really like the X Games for the world! ---->>>

I think guitar is the best thing in the world. ---->>>

Everywhere I go I buy new music shirts. ---->>>

I'm not too big on moisturisers and fancy skin products. I keep my grooming regime nice and simple. ---->>>

Honestly, I feel really grateful for everything. ---->>>

My friends ask me why I still live with my family, but I feel comfortable there. We've all been through so much together. ---->>>

Games have always a big part of my life. I was that kid freaking out over his new Nintendo. ---->>>

Boards and myself get along somehow. ---->>>

When I went pro at 13, I had plenty of sponsors that give me endorsement deals and stuff like that. ---->>>

I can't really describe a trick as much as I just feel it. ---->>>

I don't know where my first gold medal is. ---->>>

My mom was a waitress, and my dad was a plumber who worked for the City of San Clemente fixing mains breaks, so not too glamorous. ---->>>

I love the sport of snowboarding so much, but I just don't want to talk about it, ever. ---->>>

I want to perform well. ---->>>

I wasn't your average kid. I was signing autographs in Japan at 12. ---->>>

I'd like to date, but I'm not really in a position to meet girls. ---->>>

If you think I've got a lot of sponsors, you should see the stuff I turn down. ---->>>

It's tough now to meet a girl who wants to hang out with you because she likes your personality - who hasn't seen you on TV and is like, 'Hey!' ---->>>

I mean, I get letters in the mail because I had a heart defect when I was one, I had surgeries and stuff. And so you get these letters in the mail that just, they are crazy, they are just like, yes, well our son is dealing with the same thing and we saw you on TV and I mean it is such a cool thing to inspire and kind of give hope. ---->>>

Getting into music has changed my personality and way of doing things. I'm far more open now. ---->>>

I don't think the sport is any more dangerous than it's ever been. ---->>>

I've always been a guy who wants to play sports, not watch them. ---->>>

Meeting actors and TV personalities is one thing, but I just feel like meeting musicians is the coolest. ---->>>

It's hard to just kinda get some privacy and do your own thing. ---->>>

I usually eat a pretty big steak the night before I compete. ---->>>

I like being able to have things that identify you in a brand without blatantly showing a logo. ---->>>

I play games. ---->>>

It's a pretty heavy thing that happens to me when I'm at competitions. I get so sucked in, I can't really turn it off. ---->>>

Every time I've had a bad performance at an event, I've come back more determined and focused. ---->>>

I think fans can tell if you just slap a skateboarder on a game - you can't fool kids. ---->>>

I'd love to compete in the Summer Olympics. ---->>>

If you do a trick and it doesn't work out, that can stick with you. I like to go back, nail the trick, and, 'OK, I'm cool, it's all good.' ---->>>

When I came back to skating, everyone was like 'Oh you're the snowboard guy.' ---->>>

I don't know, I think, in times where I'm really nervous, and I'm really under the pressure the worst possible outcome is for me to start thinking about it. I just do. ---->>>

When I was 12 years old, I was hanging out with 23-year-olds. I was into cartoons and Pokemon, and they're all talking about girls. It was a strange way to grow up. ---->>>

Ask anyone who knows me - I am constantly moving things around in my place. ---->>>

Generally, I'm a pretty mellow guy. ---->>>

I always tell people that our sports aren't that dangerous. ---->>>

I am pretty bow-legged. It's annoying. ---->>>

I can kind of picture what I want to do and my body just does it. You feel your way through a trick. I close my eyes sometimes. ---->>>

I didn't want to make a game unless I felt in the position to make something new and different. ---->>>

I get e-mails from mothers asking me to call their daughters for a date. I have a great life. ---->>>

I like to stay in the moment. ---->>>

I love acting. ---->>>

I was a monster, a problem child. ---->>>

I was knocked out by a skateboarder when I was 11. ---->>>

I was sponsored when I was about seven by Burton Snowboards. ---->>>

I'm just going to keep dialing it in and keep practicing. ---->>>

I've got to stand up for the sport. ---->>>

I've just had this fight since I can't even remember. ---->>>

It was hard to find a board my size. I was tiny. ---->>>

My dad, he's the rocker. ---->>>

The boarding I do is pretty strenuous and because I'm so active I really don't have to work out too often. ---->>>

There's not really anywhere I can go without being recognized, but if I put my hair up, that cuts the crowd in half. ---->>>

Trick names are so ridiculous! ---->>>

Whenever I do a deal I always have the right of approval. ---->>>

I remember thinking that I'd way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I'd way rather spend more time with them. ---->>>

I like that you can easily flip the sheets over and have a different feel or vibe in your room. You don't have to go get a whole brand-new set of sheets. ---->>>

Having all eyes on me at all times is hard to deal with, but it's great. It feels like you've already accomplished something. It's already predetermined that you're going to do well. ---->>>

My dad got me a huge board when I was little. He loves to surf. He suited me up and sent me out on this huge wave. I went under, and when I came out and the board hit me in the face. So I said, I never wanted to do this again. I stayed away until I was 13. ---->>>

What drives me now is the fact that I feel like I still have so many tricks that I want to learn and so many things that I can still do. And so many cool things outside of sports that I have been doing. ---->>>

You show up at the Olympics, and you're no longer you; you're an American Olympian. You're part of this greater whole, and the individual doesn't matter. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 09-03, 1986
Birthplace: San Diego, California, U.S.
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Occupation: Athlete
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Shaun Roger White (born September 3, 1986) is an American professional snowboarder and skateboarder. He is a two-time Olympic gold medalist. He holds the record for the most X-Games gold medals and has won 10 ESPY Awards.(wikipedia)