Home / Trending / Halfpipe Live Results: Shaun White Goes for Gold

Halfpipe Live Results: Shaun White Goes for Gold

Photo



Shaun White certified first within the initial spherical.

Credit
Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Shaun White appeared sensational in qualifying first within the males’s halfpipe skiing festival of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Now, he and a bunch of proficient challengers will take 3 runs for the gold medal. Stay right here for reside updates and research from Pyeongchang:

1 Kent CallisterAustraliaAUS
2 Peetu PiiroinenFinlandFIN
three Yuto TotsukaJapanJPN
four Patrick BurgenerSwitzerlandSUI
five Jake PatesUnited StatesUSA

• Expect White to throw strikes just like the Frontside double cork 1080, the frontside five stalefish, the double mctwist 1260, the and the frontside double cork 1260.

• His leader challengers are Ayumu Hirano of Japan, 19, who’s famous for being the primary guy to land back-to-back 1440s, and Scotty James of Australia, 23, a two-time global champion who has stated the judges unduly desire White.

• Each boarder will get 3 runs; best the most productive one counts.

• White is a two-time Olympic champion, in 2006 and 2010. He crashed onerous in 2014 and completed a disappointing fourth.

• In qualifying, White submit a super run, then after Hirano and James scored upper, he crowned it.

“I was stoked to put that run down, that took the pressure and the edge off and then I started seeing everyone putting these great runs in and I figured I would step it up,” he stated. “They motivated me to send it on that last one.”

Continue reading the main story

About Aamir

Check Also

How much are you willing to pay for a convenient flight?

How much are you willing to pay for a convenient flight?

Non-stops are speedy and environment friendly. Connecting flights are in most cases no longer however …