Shaun White wins halfpipes gold in Pyeongchang

White earned redemption after ending fourth and out of the medals four years prior to now at Sochi
XXIII Olympic Chilly climate Games
Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February
Coverage: Sight are residing on BBC TV, Crimson Button, Linked TVs, BBC Sport net site and mobile app. Paunchy coverage times

American immense Shaun White sensationally snatched halfpipe gold, denying Japanese teenager Ayumu Hirano with a improbable closing speed in Pyeongchang.

Hirano had landed lend a hand-to-lend a hand 1440s in his 2d are trying to overhaul White with a fetch of 95.25

But with the strain on 31-365 days-passe White delivered a faultless ninety seven.75 to valid his zero.33 Olympic halfpipe gold.

White, who suffered two heavy crashes in training in the come by-as much as the Games, famend with tears.

He becomes the first snowboarder to do away with three Olympic titles.

His subsequent Olympic plot is to compete in the skateboarding tournament in the summer season Games in Tokyo when the game makes its debut in 2020.

World champion Australian Scotty James completed in zero.33 space with a fetch of ninety two.00.

The action had been held up for some time after Japanese rider Yuto Totsuka changed into taken away on a stretcher following a heavy descend.


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