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PHOTOS: “So Stoked”- Shaun White Shares Adorable Moments With Penguins

Published 04/23/2022, 8:30 AM EDT

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Just last week, Shaun White was in Dubai for some adventure time with his gang. The legend, who was invited there to snowboard at Ski Dubai, also took his friends along with him and they had a crazy time there. In addition, he also visited the newly constructed Museum of Dubai, the sand dunes of Dubai, and went all the way to the top of the Burj Khalifa.

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As White was there for a kind of shoot of his own, he ensured that Whitespace was in full focus.


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Now, this gang, which includes snowboarder Toby Miller, actually got to meet some cute penguins at Ski Dubai. White took to his Instagram to share some adorable moments with the little penguins.

Shaun White meets some special guests at Ski Dubai

Shaun White, Toby Miller, and the entire group had an amazing time at Ski Dubai. Notably, Ski Dubai is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. Launched in 2005, the 4,500-metre square park has lots of different adventures and activities to try out.

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One of the most popular attractions at the park is the Penguin Aquarium. Here, the park hosts a number of these adorable creatures. Visitors can hang out with these penguins, click pictures, feed them, and more.


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Shaun White, too, had a really great time hanging out with these penguins and let the world have a glimpse of his time with them.


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White referred to the iconic 2006 movie as he wrote, “Everyone needs a hug 🤗 🐧 so stoked to meet the cast of #happyfeet.” While the pictures show White hugging one of the penguins, a video also captures him feeding them a fish. 
As a movie, Happy Feet also has a sequel which was released in 2011 and received with open arms. Now it’s clear that the three-time Olympic champion has also watched this movie and loves it.


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Toby Miller with White at Ski Dubai

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The US snowboarding team’s Toby Miller also accompanied Shaun White on his Dubai adventures. Like his close friend, Miller also shared some glimpses of the penguins via his Instagram stories. It turns out that one of the penguins was also named Toby.


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Besides having fun, Miller also equally enjoyed snowboarding at Ski Dubai. All in all, White and the gang had an insane time in Dubai and would surely love to return soon.



Richa Goswami

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Richa Goswami is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. As an adherent learner, she uses her journalistic persona to navigate through new skills. Richa has completed her schooling at Don Bosco.

Edited By: Reubyn Coutinho