Team USA’s Shaun White wins gold medal in men’s halfpipe event

PYEONGCHANG-GUN, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: Shaun White of the United States warms ahead of the Snowboard Men's Halfpipe Qualification on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 13, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Clive Rose/Getty Images)

PYEONGCHANG (WFLA) – Team USA’s Shaun White is taking home the gold medal in the men’s halfpipe event with a score of 97.75.

White’s win is the 100th gold medal of all time for Team USA in the winter Olympic Games.

White had a fierce competitor in Japan’s Ayumu Hirano. Hirano is taking home the silver with a score of 95.25.

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