WATCH: Cats Enjoying Shaun White’s Insane Tricks; Can they Relate With Him?

Published 02/26/2022, 7:30 AM EST

Shaun White is an athlete who is loved by all. In fact, his fan following is not just confined to humans, he has some other secret admirers as well. The snowboarding champion recently bid farewell to the sport he has dominated for over 20 years. Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 was the last time he entered a snowboarding halfpipe event. Sadly, he couldn’t make his ending as incredible as his entire snowboarding career was. But nevertheless, he retires a champion.

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ZHANGJIAKOU, CHINA – FEBRUARY 09: Shaun White of Team United States performs a trick on a practice run ahead of the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe Qualification on Day 5 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at Genting Snow Park on February 09, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

The 35-year-old American finished in fourth place in his final run at the Beijing Winter Olympics. Teary-eyed, he received a standing ovation from his fellow snowboarders, as fans cheered him on one last time. He couldn’t win a medal at his last Olympics, but with a rather glorious career, he leaves behind a legacy that will live on forever.

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Cats love watching Shaun White do his tricks

In his final run at the Olympics, while the entire world was glued to their TV sets to watch Shaun White, some cats caught enjoying his performance on the screen too. The legend even shared a video on his Twitter handle in which a cat is trying to catch him through the TV screen while he is performing his snowboarding tricks.

 

Cats’ obsession with Shaun White doesn’t end here, though. Fans have shared quite a lot of videos on Twitter where their cats are trying to catch the legend through the TV screen.

 

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Shaun White’s pet

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While no one can really explain why cats are so fond of the Olympic champion, he himself has a French Bulldog named Steve. He shares a lot of pictures with him on his social media handle and is a perfect companion to him.

Cats, dogs, or humans, everyone is a fan of the three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White. He truly is an amazing athlete and an even greater human being.

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Saurav Panwar

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Saurav Panwar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A postgraduate in Media and Communication Studies, he shares a profound love for creative direction and filmmaking. Saurav is also an avid reader and a literature devotee whose fandom spreads from classics to sci-fi, non-fiction, plays, comics, and much more.

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