Shaun White
Shaun White five-peats in Winter X SuperPipe
Jan 30, 2012 10:50 PM CST

Shaun White, the superstar of halfpipe snowboarding, launched himself right into the history books with a five-peat and a perfect 100-point score at Sunday’s X Games in Colorado.

The 100-pointer came during his third and final run down the X Games superpipe.  Any normal mortal human being would have been satisfied with a five-peat X Games record. But not this ginger-haired-super-human, in, what was essentially a victory lap, White delivered what is quite possibly the greatest run ever done. The run climaxed with a frontside double cork 1260, which is the first time anyone landed this trick in a contest.

The amazing part about all this is the feat came after an earlier ankle injury.  “It’s unreal,” White told ESPN, “I’ve been wanting that 100 forever. Thank you so much, everybody, tonight. I came here on a mission: I couldn’t compete in Slope and it kind of broke me. I didn’t know what to do. I was sitting around icing my ankle wondering if I could even ride tonight, and I kind of took out a little bit of that anxiety and anger that I couldn’t compete in Slope in the pipe tonight.”

Watch the historic run here:

Congratulations Shaun White! CCS is proud to get behind Burton and Shaun White’s collaboration The White Collection. We pulled a few of our favorite items for you to check out here:
1. Burton Twc Smuggler Pant -Regular fit. Burton logo at right leg. Cargo pockets with velcro closure. Zip fly. From The White Collection. Mesh Lining. Mesh-lined inner thigh vents. Fully taped seams. 5,000mm, 4,000g. DRYRIDE Durashell ensures you stay drier, more comfortable, and on the hill longer.

2. Burton TWC Bit-O-Heaven - Classic fit. Burton logo at right side. Hooded jacket. Handwarmer pockets. Chest pockets with zipper closure. Internal media/goggle pocket. Magic stitch waist gaiter with jacket-to-pant interface. Mesh lined pit zips. Fully taped seams. Taffeta lining. 10,000mm/10,000g waterproofing. DRYRIDE ensures you stay drier, more comfortable, and on the hill longer.

3. Burton TWC Standard Snowboard -  From The Shaun White Collection. Rocker: EZ V. Shape: Directional (3-5mm taper depending on size). Flex: Directional. Core: Fly. Fiberglass: Biax. Base: Extruded. Sidewalls: Slantwall.

4. Burton TWC Shaun White Boot - Shrinkage Footprint Reduction technology. Traditional lacing. Imprint 1 liner. Lightweight outsole with air cushioning, ESS support shank, and rubber ice spikes. Power spine backstay and soft flex thin profile 3D molded tongue. Snow-proof internal gusset and level 1 molded EVA footbed. Removable insole.

Shop the entire White Collection Here:


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