On Wednesday (Feb. 17) night, NBC decided to forgo the annoying tape-delayed coverage of the Winter Olympics and air the Men's Halfpipe live. Not to say this wasn't thought through properly, but this is the sport that White joked to Playboy has a lot of participants sweating their drug tests.
White already had his gold medal win in the bag, so his final run was really for himself and the fans.
Before he got started audio was captured of his coach, Bob Keane, giving White a pep talk.
"You freaking send that thing. And make sure you stomp the s*** out of it," Keane said, referring to White's signature trick, the double-McTwist-1260 (and, no, it does not get old listening to sportscasters say "double-McTwist-1260" over and over). He then stressed