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Fans React to Shaun White's Finish on Social Media

Shaun White grew up in the North County and has earned his sports legend status through snowboarding

By R. Stickney
|  Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014  |  Updated 11:26 AM PDT
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American Olympian: Shaun White

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White in his early years and competing in halfpipe on Tuesday.

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San Diegans have followed Shaun White's career for years since he first competed in Torino in 2006. On Tuesday, many fans watched online as White tried for a third gold medal in the snowboarding event that made him a household name.
 
But, it wasn't to be. White finished fourth in the finals early Tuesday (PT) and the news spread quickly across social  media. Here are just some of the comments we captured on the shocking results.
 
 

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