- Age 27 (September 3, 1986)
- Height 5'8"
- Weight 154lbs
- Birthplace San Diego, CA
- Residence Carlsbad, CA
- First Olympics 2006
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Jenna Bush Hager, who had one of the best seats in the house for the men's halfpipe competition, discusses what it was like to be at one of the biggest events of the 2014 Games. Shaun White told Hager after his final, "I went for the win, but it just wasn't my night."
After Julia Mancuso and Shaun White both failed to medal in their respective events, all eyes are now on American Shani Davis to see if he can medal in 1000m speed skate. Davis looks to become the first American male to win gold in the same event at three consecutive games.
Shaun White joins Matt Lauer on the TODAY to discuss his failed bid for a third straight halfpipe gold medal. White says he is disappointed in his performance, but just appreciates being an Olympian. The American snowboard star also discusses the possibility of returning to the Olympics in 2018.
Brilliant Breakdown: Both Iouri Podladtchikov and Shaun White attempted a move that I-Pod calls the "YOLO" flip, but the Swiss rider was able to land it better than the two-time defending gold medalist, earning him the top spot on the podium.