Shaun White, uno de los mejores snowboarders del mundo


Shaun White, one of the best snowboarders in the world

Shaun Roger White, known on the international snowboarding scene as Shaun White, was born on September 3, 1986 in Carlsbad (San Diego), California, is a professional snowboarder and skateboarder and has been proclaimed twice gold medal winner at the Olympic Games.

His parents are Irish. He was born with a serious ailment: Fallot tetralogy, a defect in the genes that affects the heart, for which reason had to undergo open-heart surgery twice before he was one year old.

He defines himself as a lifestyler, snowboarder, skateboarder, Olympic athlete, friend of his friends, brother, son and musician! He has published several songs and knows how to play the guitar . A real crack.

While Shaun establishes himself as a snowboard prodigy in the winter season, in the summer he turns to the world of skateboarding. In fact, Tony Hawk befriended him at a skate park when Shaun was only 9 years old and Tony became his mentor. What a teacher! The famous skateboarder was helping Shaun for 10 years (until the age of 17).

Shaun participates in official snowboard and skate competitions, he is a very complete rider. In fact, this duality has been a great asset and a great help in his progression and on his path to becoming one of the most renowned snowboarders on the international winter sports circuit. < T3>