WATCH: Shaun White Shows Off Custom Louis Vuitton Gear in Snowboarding Skill-Show

Published 11/18/2021, 8:30 AM EST
PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 14: Gold medalist Shaun White of the United States celebrates during the Snowboard Men’s Halfpipe Final on day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics at Phoenix Snow Park on February 14, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

Winter Olympics snowboarding star, Shaun White, is famously known for his magical moves in the snow. An expert in his field, he continues to stun everyone with his unbelievable tricks time and again.

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Shaun White is currently training to qualify for the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. The 35-year-old reigning champion is in pursuit of defending his title in China next year.

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Shaun White posts insane 360-degree moves

If you take a look at Shaun White‘s social media profile, his work life feels like a vacation. The snowboarding champion often shares glimpses of himself, training on some of the most beautiful mountain tops.

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 14: Gold medalist Shaun White of the United States celebrates during the Snowboard Men’s Halfpipe Final on day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics at Phoenix Snow Park on February 14, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Recently, Shaun shared a series of insane tricks, wowing fans yet again. In one video, Shaun was moving 360 degrees on the snow, against gravity. He also joked about his out-of-the-world tricks ruining his gears. Shaun’s apparels are from Louis Vuitton and American designer, Virgil Abloh.

Shaun posted the videos with the caption, “Don’t tell @virgilabloh and @louisvuitton what I’ve been doing in the gear they sent me 🤫”

 

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Virgil replied to the post saying, “call it “TRICKS UP ONES SLEEVES” 🌪🌪🌪✨‼️,” while his current girlfriend, ‘The Vampire Diaries’ show fame, Nina Dobrev commented, “🔥🔥🔥.”

Shaun White is one of the most decorated American snowboarders. He has clinched three Olympic medals out of his four Olympic appearances.

The Flying Tomato’s achievements

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The American snowboarder is popularly known as the Flying Tomato, because of his red hair and incredible skills in the snow. White is the first-ever athlete to compete in both the Summer and Winter X Games.

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA – FEBRUARY 14: Gold medalist Shaun White of the United States poses during the medal ceremony for the Snowboard Men’s Halfpipe Final on day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics at Medal Plaza on February 14, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

He appeared in his maiden Olympics during the 2006 Winter Olympics and secured his first gold. Post that, he took part in the 2010 and 2018 Winter Olympics, remarkably, winning gold in both innings.

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With the Winter Olympics soon approaching, do you think Shaun White will successfully defend his title in Beijing?

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Shreya Verma

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Shreya Verma is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A post-graduation student in political science, Shreya is also a professional 10m air pistol shooter. Taking after her athlete father, she was naturally inclined towards the athletic life.

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