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3x Olympic Gold Medalist, Shaun White, Surprises Young Fans

Published 03/31/2023, 12:15 AM EDT

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Shaun White is a snowboarding legend with 3 Olympic gold medals. However, the number of X Games medals he has is quite high with a record of 13 golds and 18 in total. The legend retired from the sport in 2022 after participating in the Winter Olympics. But his retirement days aren’t that monotonous. Recently, he surprised his young fans by spending some time with them. He snowboarded with his fans and had a great time. 

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Though retired, Shaun never misses a chance to enjoy his sport on snow! And this time, when he did, he impressed many young souls. 

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White took to his Instagram to add a video of him snowboarding with children at Homesick in Vermont. “Epic time catching up with some old friends” he captioned it. He was seen delighted to snowboard with enthusiastic children in the video. He clicked pictures with them, signed the boards, and gifted them to the youngsters during the event! 


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The vibrant smile on his face is a mirror of his quality time at the event! In his words, “ Classic icy and snowy mini halfpipe jam session” it was. The young ones in the video were thrilled to snowboard with Shaun White. They were cheering with excitement in Shaun’s presence.


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The 3x Olympic gold medalist snowboarded the halfpipe with ease! Surely retirement couldn’t stop him from acing the snow with style! His genuine act of interacting with youngsters made his fans happy! They have reacted to his video with beautiful comments! 

Fans were happy to see Shaun White spending time with the younger generation


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The post received comments of appreciation for the snowboarding legend’s kind gesture. A commenter posted, ” Dude!! I love seeing you spend time with the next generation. You have inspired so many! ” And the comment of a parent of a child at the event shared, “ You’ve inspired him beyond words! Thank you for being an amazing role model to the younger generation! “

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Some comments were filled with gratitude “Thanks for coming out brother. Your presence was magical. ” While some comments reflect hope, “I think more visits to VT are in order


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It was a pleasant sight to witness Shaun White having some quality time snowboarding with youngsters! Let us know how you felt after watching the video in the comments below!



Etha Bindu Rani

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Etha Bindu Rani is an American sportswriter at EssentiallySports. Being a fitness enthusiast, she considers Ronnie Coleman and Chris Bumstead as her inspirations. Apart from that, Etha is passionate about writing.

Edited By: Simar Singh Wadhwa