Action Sports Articles by Date

January 2009

  • White Gold

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    The contest was all but over. Kevin Pearce sat in first place, and Shaun White sat in nearly last place, with falls in his first two runs. But White qualified first in prelims, which meant he would get the last go at it. He had one more chance.

  • Shaun's Prelim Pipe Party

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    What better way to celebrate your gold medal in slope, your new record for most medals, your record number of golds, and record number of slopestyle golds than to win the pipe prelims, like, two hours later. It almost looked too easy for Shaun White tonight-huge airs, big spins, all the ingredients, all on point.

  • Shaun White Makes X Games History

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    Posted about 5 years ago by Tess Weaver

    Shaun White made Winter X history in Saturday’s men’s Slopestyle Finals, locking in both the highest number of Winter X medals, Winter X gold medals and Slopestyle gold medals of all time.

  • White Continues To Dominate

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    Posted over 5 years ago by Matt Murray

    Shaun White has been on an onslaught of contest wins, tracing back to winning the Quarterpipe and Overall title at the Nissan X-Trails in Japan. From there White has gone on to take first in Slopestyle and second in Superpipe at the Breck Dew Tour Stop, then just last weekend Shaun did the reverse scoring second in the Slopestyle, but first in Superpipe.