‘Flying Tomato’ Burger, Which Is Free for Shaun White, Costs Unreasonably High to Other Customers

Published 09/06/2022, 2:30 PM EDT

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Shaun White, the famous snowboarding personality, is well known for his supremacy in the sport. Apart from snowboarding, White is also inclined towards skateboarding, acting and music; he loves playing guitar. Notably, he received his first guitar as the first prize in a snowboarding competition. Fans and followers never stopped learning about the icon even after his retirement.

Strikingly, there is a burger outlet in South Korea that sells a special burger named after the legendary snowboarding champion, Shaun White. The price of one single burger might leave you in shock!


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A burger for Shaun White

Shaun White never failed to dazzle fans when it came to snowboarding. Fused with snow in the hills, his moves are an absolutely satisfying scene for fans. While White never skipped surprising his fans, a South Korean fan decided to do the same this time.

The Phoenix Snow Park is one of the best freestyle hills known in South Korea. Just a couple of miles away from the park lies the snack bar famous for ‘The Flying Tomato’ burger. The restaurant also has other mouth-watering edibles but is most famous for its Shaun White special burger.


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Nevertheless, its price turns out to be the biggest barrier. Roughly around $922. Yes, that’s the cost of a single “Flying Tomato” burger.

Ok, I’ll make it, but if you want it, you must pay one million,” the owner of the shop said when asked about the burger. “Can you, can you pay this?”

Furthermore, he added that this burger is exclusively made for Shaun. In case, others want to try the same, they need to pay that huge amount, while it’s free for the Olympian.

I cook this burger only for Shaun White. Free for Shaun White,” he added. Nonetheless, he concluded that he was just fooling around and said, “This is joke. Just joke.

Would you buy the burger if you had a chance?

Shaun wanted to thank fans

White is an ideal snowboarder for his fans. No matter what he does, his supporters never leave his side.


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During the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Shaun White found the perfect opportunity to express gratitude to his fans.

Well, I guess this is interesting for me cause I’ve never really taken the time before a competition to thank my fans and everybody that supported me along the way,” said the Olympic champion. “I can’t do it without you. I mean, you’re the best.


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White was seeking his third Olympic gold in the Games. Unfortunately, he ranked fourth and missed out on a podium finish.


Written by:

Rimjhim Dey


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Rimjhim Dey is a US Sports author for EssentiallySports. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology and is also a biology aficionado. Interested in it since childhood, Rimjhim believes her passion for writing runs through her veins.
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Rupak Kumar Jha