People freak out over Shaun White's Olympic win, but it's not the only thing they're talking about

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Snowboarder Shaun White has cemented his place as one of the sport's greatest of all time — but some old accusations have joined the moment.

The 31-year-old Californian won his third Olympic gold medal at the men's halfpipe event on Tuesday, achieving a medal-winning feat which no other snowboarder has attained.

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After taking the initial lead, White stumbled in his second run which allowed Japan's Ayumu Hirano to overtake him with the difficult-to-beat score of 95.25. 

And so, a run of remarkable proportions was required: White delivered right at the death, winning with a score of 97.75. The emotion is no short of palpable.  Read more...

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