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Today I had the privilege of speaking with iconic American gold medalist Shaun White.

He spoke about everything from his next big trick to upstage the show-stopping Double McTwist and his experiences in Vancouver, to his love of music and the moment his friend almost squirted ketchup on his medal at dinner.

I hope you enjoy this insight into the life of a champion.

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Two-time Olympic gold medallist Shaun White put the rest of the snowboard world on notice today when he said the one thing his fellow halfpipe competitors didn’t want to hear: He still has room to improve.

In an exclusive interview with the snowboarding legend on Friday afternoon, White said there is definitely the potential to get better and to throw down bigger tricks than ever before.

For those who watched him celebrate his gold medal on Wednesday with his much-hyped Double McTwist 1260 (two board-over-head flips with three-and-a-half turns), it’s mind blowing to imagine just what could be next in line.

“I’ve got to turn some more music on and get inspired,” White said. “Whenever I’m relaxed and I can turn on some music and think about what I’m do...

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