AP Exclusive: White Looks To Super Bowl, Rest And New Start

Feb 12, 2022, 3:14 PM
Shaun White - Snowboarding Final...
Shaun White of Team United States reacts during the Men's Snowboard Halfpipe Final on day 7 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on February 11, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

ZHANGJIAKOU, China (AP) — Shaun White’s next big contest? It will be the Super Bowl.

The day after his emotional farewell ride at the Olympics, the snowboarding icon left China.

He’s making his way to Los Angeles so he can attend his first Super Bowl in person.

He says it’s part of a bucket list he’s been drawing up so he won’t get bored in retirement.

In an interview with The Associated Press, White spoke about the support he received after his fourth-place finish in his final halfpipe contest.

He conceded he wasn’t sure what kind of reaction he’d get since he didn’t reach the podium.

His plans after the big game on Sunday: Take a break, enjoy his accomplishments, then look around for something new that sparks his interest.

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