White wins men's halfpipe in dramatic final run
Trailing after two runs, Shaun White soared to a gold-medal-winning score of 97.75 to surpass Japan's Ayumu Hirano in the men's halfpipe final on Wednesday. White is the first American male to win gold at three Winter Games.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- The pressure was real. So were the tears -- of joy, relief, redemption.This is why Shaun White keeps going. This is why the snowboarding superstar keeps coming back to the Olympics, a journey that's seen him evolve from teenage phenom to global brand to living legend. One with a perpetual target on his back and impossible expectations to meet.Standing atop the halfpi...
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