Watch: Shaun White wins 3rd Olympic Gold with stunning halfpipe performance

Shaun White. Gold. You know the rest.
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Heading into his final halfpipe run, Shaun White needed a 95.25 to secure his 3rd Olympic Gold medal.

Well, what did you think would happen? The snowboarding legend pulled it off in style, smashing back-to-back 1440s to start with on his way to a stunning score of 97.75.

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– Watch Chloe Kim win halfpipe Olympic Gold for Team USA.

After struggling with injuries in Sochi four years ago, the 2006 and 2010 Olympic challenge and elder statesman in the snowboarding corps showed why he's the greatest the sport has ever seen.

Watch his mesmerizing performance below.

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