Shaun White Misses The Medal Stand As iPod Gets The Gold

February 11, 2014

Coming into Sochi, American snowboarder Shaun White made headlines when he decided to drop out of the slopestyle event, citing a wish to focus on the halfpipe competition. Things turned out poorly for White in the halfpipe on Tuesday, though, as he fell twice and failed to medal. Switzerland’s Iouri Podladtchikov — nicknamed “iPod — finished first instead.