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Shaun White Biography, Net worth, Awards and Achievements

Shaun Roger White is one of the successful and professional skateboarders of America United States. He has made many of the records individually.

  • Full name: Shaun’s full name is “Shaun Roger White”.
  • Nick Name: The nickname of Shaun White is very famous as “The Flying Tomato”.
  • Date of Birth: His date of birth is 3rd of September, 1986
  • Age: He is now 33 years old.
  • Birthplace: He was born in the city of “San Diego in California”.
  • Height: Shaun white’s height is 173 cm or 5 ft 8 inches.
  • Weight: Shaun’s weight is 70 kg or 154 lb
  • Profession: By professional he is a skateboarder.
  • Nationality: American, United States.

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The early life of Shaun White:

Shaun was born in San Diego in California. His forefathers were Irish and Italian. In his childhood when he was only one year old, two heart surgeries had been done because of serious heart defects. He spent his early years in riding on “Bear mountain and Okemo Mountain”.

The career of Shaun White:

Shaun Roger White is the man who sparks the eyes of many highly professional skateboarder by his performance that mainly includes “Tony Hawk”. Tony Hawk is the first man who makes Shaun White the great pro skateboarder and polishes him for further success. Shaun has got many of the titles and medals in skateboarding.

Shaun White was only six years old when he switched on snowboarding and then just next year Shaun got his first sponsorship. He has also participated in the four Winter Olympics. He won Gold Medal for snowboarding in the halfpipe event. Shaun is the man who won the great “Air & Style Contest” held in the year 2003 and 2004.

Athletic Awards and Achievements:

  • Shaun White is the first man who competes and won a medal in both the Winter X and Summer Games.
  • Shaun White is the skateboarder who lands back-to-back double corks, at the competition of Red Bull superpipe.
  • Shaun White is the very first skateboarder who wins back-to-back gold medals in Winter X-Games of SuperPipe.
  • Shaun Roger is the only athlete who (on snowboard or skis)  win gold medals four years consecutively in the Winter X-Games of SuperPipe.
  • He also won the Summer and Winter Dew Cup individually.
  • In 2018, Shaun White made the record of highly scored 97.75 in the very last run (in the men’s halfpipe of Winter Olympics).

Acting career:

Shaun Roger White is a multitalented skateboarder who can also work as an actor in many films and TV serials. That includes:

  • The Smurfs 2 in 2013
  • First Descent in 2005
  • The Crash reel in 2013
  • Scramble in 2005

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Net Worth of Shaun Roger White:

Shaun Roger White has estimated Net Worth of as huge as $20 to $340 Million.

Personal Information Of Saun Roger White:

  • The great title of Shaun “The Flying Tomato” is just because of his hair color which is shocking red naturally. He wears headbands with the title “The Flying Tomato” . He has also another nickname as “animal” which he got from “The Muppet Show”.
  • White has been dating “Barthel” form 2013. But now his girlfriend is “Sarah Barthel” who is a member of the “Phantogram band”.
  • In the year 2016, there was bad news about sexual harassment of Shaun White which was brought by “Lena Zawaideh”.
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo
Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.

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