Shaun White, Amid Bolder Tricks, Keeps Up and Wins Another Olympic Gold

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By: Karen Crouse

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Shaun White’s train of thought was briefly derailed on Tuesday by the music blaring at Phoenix Snow Park. The song was “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and the lyrics seemed fitting: “No wind, no rain, nor winter’s cold can stop me, baby … ”

White, 31, had just produced two near-perfect halfpipe runs to lead the field in the qualifying event. On Wednesday, he proceeded to outdo himself and everyone else in the final….

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