White Caps X Games with Perfection

Win is snowboarder's 5th-consecutive gold

Jan 30, 2012
Outside Magazine

Shaun White made history two times at the Winter X Games on Sunday when he recorded a perfect score of 100 in his final round of the Snowboard SuperPipe and his fifth-consecutive gold medal in the event. White is both the first to earn a perfect score and the first to take five-straight SuperPipe titles. Incredibly, White competed on an injured ankle. The final day of competition also saw controversy as skier Langely McNeal was disqualified for wearing a hair tie around her pants, violating a rule that bans "straps, fastening devices or other methods [that] can be used to tighten the suit material."

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