Shaun White avoids Olympic disaster

By New York Post

Photo byNew York Post

Photo by New York Post

Shaun White’s swan song got off to a dicey start, but it will last two more days with a chance for one last medal.

Shaun White’s swan song got off to a dicey start, but it will last two more days with a chance for one last medal. The three-time Olympic gold medalist had to sweat it out in the men’s halfpipe qualifying round Wednesday in Zhangjiakou, China. He nee… [1684 chars]

Read more on New York Post

Timeline

Feb 08 Tue:

Canada women’s hockey team overcomes Team USA’s shot advantage in rivalry win to close out Beijing Olympics preliminary round

Canada earned the top seed in the Beijing Olympic women’s hockey tournament with a 4–2 win over the United States on Tuesday, despite getting outshot 53–27 by the Americans.

Read more on ESPN

Topics

Shaun White — American snowboarder

Olympic — Football club

Subscribe at Bfore.Today to start your day with headlines that have backstories and save 11 minutes.

--

--

--

Today’s headlines, with a backstory There’s more to life than news and Twitter. We answer the question: What’d I miss? — bfore.today

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The History of Social Injustice in Sport

Playoffs predictions: ATDL Autumn Rivalry 2020

Funniest moments from UFC Weight-Ins

Dwyane Wade’s Legacy

UCI wants to strip Tour winner Vincenzo Nibali's Astana team of its race license

KO’s of the Day #125: Kung Fu Fighting

Averett blasts William Peace in conference action on Senior Day

Anthony Rendon Is the Definition of Clutch (and James Harden Is a Walking Outlier)

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Bfore.Today

Bfore.Today

Today’s headlines, with a backstory There’s more to life than news and Twitter. We answer the question: What’d I miss? — bfore.today

More from Medium

(Post)Phenomenology, Embodiment & Mediation

silhouette of man illustration

Introducing Pixel Doods

Navigating the Nuances of Family Enterprises

Instructor Spotlight: Kristyna Torres-Cruz