Make it three career Olympic gold medals for Shaun White after a stunning final run in the halfpipe at PyeongChang.

By Jon Tayler
February 14, 2018
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Shaun White, back on top

On Monday night (or Tuesday morning, depending on where you were in the world), Chloe Kim became America's snowboarding god with her jaw-dropping gold medal win in the women's halfpipe. Well, 24 hours later, it was the turn of Shaun White, the OG, to snatch the spotlight back—and boy did he. Thanks to a stunning pair of 1440s back to back on his third and final run, White stole first place from Japan's Ayumu Hirano for the third gold of his Olympic career. But you're not here for me blabbing; you're here for the sweet sweet highlights.

The U.S. is now four-for-four in snowboard golds at this year's Games, as White joins Kim, Red Gerard and Jamie Anderson atop the podium. Shouts to America.

Elsewhere in PyeongChang

The weather in Korea has been brutal for these Olympics, in case you were wondering.

Behold, Valentine's Day themed content

Shouts to Todd Gurley for this one.

Lovely Lady of the Day

After making her SI Swimsuit debut in 2017, U.S. gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman is back for this year's issue. And with the Olympics currently ongoing, why not make her today's Lovely Lady of the Day? You can check out her full gallery here.

Speaking of athletes in swimsuits

Tennis star Genie Bouchard is also in the 2018 issue and got the all-important seal of approval from a parent.

The robots won't end us yet


Yesterday, we learned that there are now dog-like robots capable of opening doors, and we feared for the future. Today, we learned that, while the metal ones will still come for us in the night, we'll at least still kick their asses when it comes to skiing.

Being an Olympian seems pretty rad

Why won't celebrity chefs come and make me dessert? [holds finger to earpiece] Oh, because I've never won a gold medal? Ah, I see.

Odds and Ends

How does Kevin Garnett get his hoodie to stick to the side of his head? He explains all ... Our own Amy Parlapiano hands out medals for figure skating song choices, with Paul Anka's cover of "Wonderwall" featuring prominently ... The NCAA vacating two seasons' worth of wins for Notre Dame cost the Fighting Irish a lot of spots on the all-time wins list ... Congrats to Michael Phelps, who's a proud new papa ... Here's a cool story about double amputee Rudy Garcia-Tolson completing the 86-floor Empire State Building race ... Ray Allen wasn't at Paul Pierce's number retirement, but he still has love for his former teammate ... This woman is convinced she's married to Tyler Perry (spoiler: she isn't) ... LeBron James will soon be bringing a remake of seminal 1990s hit House Party to a theater near you ... Is a Seinfeld return in the works? Jerry Seinfeld says [Jerry Seinfeld ehhhhh and shrug].

Mike Gundy has saxophone, your Valentine's Day plans covered

Know your audience

That'll endear you to the fans right quick, Marco.

Nike Valentine’s Day Sale

I'm not sure if this Nike sale is in celebration of Feb. 14 or just a coincidence, but regardless, you can take $20 off $100 with code 20SAVE or $35 off $150 with code SAVEMORE until the end of the day today.

So which one are you?

Double your pleasure, double your fun

It is Wednesday, my dudes

You got me for now.

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