Double McTwist 1260, frontside double cork 1440, boosting higher and landing cleaner….thats how Shaun White scored a perfect 100 at the U.S. Grand Prix in Snowmass and earned himself on the Olympic Team joining Ben Ferguson and Jake Pates.
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Today went from the worst, to one of the best days of my life. I fell on my first two runs for finals, and ended up landing my 3rd and final run! Not only did I win the competition, I ended up getting a perfect 100 and securing my spot on the US Olympic Team! Thank you to everyone who has supported me and stood by my side. We’re going to Korea💪🏼 #Olympics #Victory #Thankful 📸: @ryanwach
….it wasn’t Shaun’s first perfect 100, check out this run from 2012 X Games:
The other thing that everyone sleeps on is if Shaun steps on a skateboard he is suddenly one of the best halfpipe riders in history (Bo Jackson of board sports). Dude is a freak athlete and I’m super happy we have him on our team going into Pyeongchang: