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Shaun White, Olympic gold medal winner was born with a heart defect
Shaun White stunned everyone at Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 with some great stunts including the spectacular Double McTwist 1260.The performance earned him a gold medal at Olympics 2010.Shaun White as a baby was born with a congeniatl heart defect

Shaun White stunned everyone at Vancouver Winter Olympics 2010 with some great stunts including the spectacular Double McTwist 1260.The performance earned him a gold medal at Olympics 2010.


Shaun was born on September 3, 1988 at San Diego, California. Shaun White, aka. the Flying Tomato as a baby was born with a congeniatl heart defect called Tetralogy of fallot, in which the heart has four abnormalities. Shaun White's heart was operated twice before he was one year old. By the age of 6, Shaun began snowboarding for the 1st time on the opposite foot and competing when he was only 7 years old.

 
When Shaun was 13 years of age, he came a pro snowboarder and was known as the snowboard prodigy, who even excelled at skateboarding. At 23, now Shaun White has become one of the world's best and most recognized snowboarders.
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