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Shaun White Stumbles in Return Bid for Snowboard Dominance | Shaun White

Shaun White Stumbles in Return Bid for Snowboard Dominance

Originally posted 01/24/2015 10:15AM

Shaun White, the onetime face of Olympic snowboarding, is having a tough ride in his attempt to regain his former glory.

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5 Celebs Who Have Been Asked to Prom (and Said Yes!)

5 Celebs Who Have Been Asked to Prom (and Said Yes!)

Originally posted 05/13/2014 02:20PM

It's prom season, which means that high schoolers across the country are working up the nerve to ask their perfect date to the big dance. But in today's online world, the pool of potential dance partners can extend much farther than the walls of a student's high school – and even into Hollywood.

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11 Memorable Stories From the Winter Olympics | Animals & Pets, Olympics, Winter Olympics 2014

Winter Olympics 2014

The 11 Most Memorable Stories From the Winter Olympics

Originally posted 02/24/2014 08:00AM

We knew the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, were going to be a mixed bag when we watched the opening ceremony and saw dazzling displays alongside some unfortunate mishaps.

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PHOTOS: The 17 Gnarliest Olympic Wipeouts

UpdatePosted 02/23/2014 09:30AM

Photos: 17 of the Gnarliest Wipeouts at the 2014 Winter Olympics

Originally posted 02/21/2014 01:00PM

Have there been more falls this year than ever before at the Sochi Winter Olympics? It seems likely – in skiing, women are competing on courses built for men, while figure skating changed its scoring rules to encourage more risky quad jumps.

But we're not here to speculate about the causes. We're here to gawk at nasty crashes. Because although these Winter Olympic athletes possess the speed, strength and endurance to shame us normal humans, when they fall, they're just like the rest of us.

See the 17 most wince-worthy wipeouts of the 2014 Winter Olympics below. We separated them out by sport, so you can find your favorite flavor of failure.

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Did Snowboard Star Shaun White Get a Third Gold?

Shaun White Fails to Medal In Men's Halfpipe

Originally posted 02/11/2014 03:45PM

(Warning: This post contains spoilers. If you want to watch the broadcast Tuesday on NBC, don't read any further.)

Was third time the charm for charismatic U.S. snowboarder Shaun White?

Going for his third gold medal in the Winter Olympics, White, 27, sought to make history Tuesday on the halfpipe at Sochi.

In the end, he fell on a difficult jump and wound up in fourth place.

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We're Handing Out More Gold Medals for #SochiSelfies

UpdatePosted 02/10/2014 04:45PM

How Team USA's Going for the Gold ... With Sochi Selfies

Originally posted 02/09/2014 05:00PM

There's a new sport at the Winter Olympics this year.

The world's most talented and celebrated athletes are putting their physical and mental skills to the test in a competition that requires coordination, determination and a sizable social media following.

Yeah, we're talking about selfies.

When they're not going for the gold, Team USA's finest bobsledders and skiers alike are snapping self-portraits, tagging them #SochiSelfie. And if we could give out medals, these selfies would take the top prize.

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Your Olympics Twitter Guide: Who to Follow

Winter Olympics 2014: Who to Follow on Twitter at Sochi

Originally posted 02/07/2014 11:00AM

For most of us, our best chance at any kind of medal is making it past 10 pipes in Flappy Bird.

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Shaun White Withdraws from Olympics Slopestyle Event | Shaun White

Shaun White Withdraws from Olympics Slopestyle Event

Originally posted 02/05/2014 07:40AM

Olympic snowboarding star Shaun White has announced that he is bowing out of the slopestyle event at the Sochi games, citing the risk.

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WATCH: Shaun White Wipes Out During Olympic Qualifier | Shaun White

Shaun White Wipes Out During Olympic Qualifier

Originally posted 01/17/2014 06:30PM

Shaun White wiped during an Olympic slopestyle snowboarding qualifying run on Thursday, falling face-first into the snow.

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Snowboarder Shaun White Cleared of Public Intoxication & Vandalism Charges

Shaun White Cleared of Public Intoxication and Vandalism Charges

Originally posted 01/07/2013 09:15AM

Shaun White is off the hook, following a September arrest.

Charges against the Olympic snowboarder, 26 – who issued an apology days after being cited for public intoxication and vandalism during the weekend he attended musician Patrick Carney's wedding – have been dropped, the athlete's lawyer confirms to PEOPLE.

The vandalism charge was previously dropped and the public intoxication charge was dropped on Friday.

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