Shaun White Timeline

Events

Birth

Sept. 3, 1986

Shaun White is born in San Diego California.

Learned to Board

1992

Shaun Learns how to snowboard at the age of 6.

Begins Competing

1993

One year after Shaun first learns how to snowboard he starts to compete at the amateur level.

Becomes Pro

1999

At the age of 13 he begins to compete at the pro level and signs with Burton.

First Pro Win

Apr. 11, 2001

Shaun wins his first major title at the Arctic Challenge.

First Winter X-Games Win

2003

White wins two gold medals at the Winter X-Games. During the same games he earns the Best Athete Award.

First Qualification for the Olympics

2005

One year before the next Winter Olympics he finds out that he has qualified for them!

First Olympic Win

2006

Shaun takes first place at the Turin Winter Olympics!

Skateboarding Competition

2007

Shaun goes to a skateboard competiton and wins first in the halfpipe vert. He now has a reputation in both sports and get fans from him snowboarding and skateboarding.

Video Game Release

2008

Shaun released his new video game called "Shaun White: Snowboarding" giving people the chance to be Shaun competing in competitions.