Author: Shaun White
About the Book:
This highly personal book chronicles both the evolution of celebrity athlete Shaun White s life from his coming of age in California up to the present day as well as the evolution of the sports of snowboarding and skateboarding through changes brought by White s own style and tricks. Dynamic images from some of the best action-sports photographers capture the Olympic medallist performing his envelope-pushing manoeuvres in beautiful locations around the globe, while White also reveals his growth as a musician and style icon. The perfect book for those who enjoy the sports of snowboarding and skateboarding, or for anyone who has pushed themselves to their limits, from athletes of all abilities to readers who appreciate breathtaking photography of improbable physical feats.
About the Author:
Shaun White is regarded as the greatest action-sports athlete of all time. A three-time gold medalist and the most decorated athlete in X Games history, White established himself as a dual-sport athlete (skate and snow) as a teenager before focusing primarily on snowboarding for the better part of his ongoing career that spans more than two decades. The action-sports pioneer has been recognized for his entrepreneurial endeavors spanning corporate partnerships, signature product and fashion lines, and a global sports and music festival. White has been named among Bloomberg Businessweek's 100 Most Powerful and Marketable Athletes, Forbes's Most Valuable Sports Brands and 30 Under Thirty, among others. Born with a congenital heart defect, Tetralogy of Fallot, he is an advocate for children battling illness and is an active supporter of St. Jude's Children's Research Center, Boys and Girls Clubs of America, and Make-A-Wish Foundation.