There isn't much to say beyond that headline. Shaun White just showed age is nothing but a number by winning his third Olympic gold medal in snowboard halfpipe.
The 31-year-old just became the first U.S. Winter Olympian to claim three gold medals in a single event by dropping a blistering 97.75 in the final run of the halfpipe competition to best the score of 95.25 by Japan's 19-year-old Ayumu Hirano. And, in a fortuitous turn of events, White's gold medal was the 100th gold medal won by the United States in the history of the Winter Olympic Games.
Of course, Travis Rice was going to put on a show at Kings and Queens of Corbet’s—Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is his backyard after all. Launching into the infamous couloir, Rice went HUGE by not only airing Corbet’s but also the subsequent kickers at the bottom. All in all, it was an absolute dream ride. If you’ve ever wondered what it’d be like to go full send into Corbet’s, here’s your chance. Rice just dropped the POV from his first run and it’s insane. RELATED: Watch the 2019 Kings
There likely isn’t a more recognizable ski run in North America than Jackson Hole Mountain Resort’s infamous Corbet’s Couloir. What better place than to hold a unique big mountain freeride competition than here? Enter Kings and Queens of Corbet’s, now going into its sophomore year with a stacked line up of both big names like Travis Rice and up-and-comers. The weather window for the competition opens up this Sunday February 10th. RELATED: Kings and Queens of Corbet's 2018 Highlights Who you
Men's Podium: 1st: Travis Rice View this post on Instagram A post shared by Travis Rice (@travisrice) on Feb 12, 2019 at 6:12pm PST 2nd: Karl Fostvedt View this post on Instagram A post shared by Karl Fostvedt (@crazy_karl) on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:44pm PST 3rd: Blaine Gallivan View this post on Instagram A post shared by Blaine Gallivan (@blzablaine) on Feb 16, 2019 at 5:38pm PST Women's Podium: 1st: Caite Zeliff View