Shaun White catches air on a run as part of winning his fifth consecutive Winter X Games superpipe gold medal that included recording a perfect score of 100.0. (ESPN Images - Christian Pondella)
ASPEN, CO (Jan. 29) – Shaun White (Carlsbad, CA) wowed crowds by nailing the first ever score of 100.0 on his victory-lap run en route to winning his fifth consecutive superpipe gold at the Winter X Games. White, a two-time Olympic gold medalist, had enough points from his first run score of 94.0 to win the competition but took a final run to earn his perfect score.
Shaun White won his fifth consecutive superpipe gold medal at the X Games
He is the only athlete to win five consecutive golds in superpipe and the third to record that streak in any discipline
White recorded the highest ever superpipe X Games score with a 100.0 on his victory lap
White landed back-to-back double McTwist 1260s on his perfect scoring run after missing the trick on his second
QUOTES Shaun White For me, it (the competition) wasn’t complete until I landed that run. I am glad I did. I have been to so many X Games now, and I will forever remember this. Getting that 100 score, the perfect score. It is crazy.