42 Amazing Shaun White Quotes

Which are your favorite Shaun White quotes?

Shaun White is an American professional snowboarder, skateboarder, actor, and musician. White has won three ‘Olympic’ gold medals for the US and has won 10 ‘ESPY Awards’. He is one of the most successful and highest-paid Olympians of all time. 

He has featured in several video games, including ‘Shaun Palmer’s Pro Snowboarder’ (2001), ‘Shaun White Snowboarding’ (2008), ‘Shaun White Snowboarding: World Stage’ (2009), and ‘Shaun White Skateboarding’ (2010).

He has appeared in films such as ‘Friends with Benefits’ and ‘Cloud 9’. He also plays guitar in the band ‘Bad Things’. 

Here’s a collection of the most amazing Shaun White quotes:


42 Amazing Shaun White Quotes

1. “I know my family and I would always go up to the mountains just for fun. We always skied. Then, all of a sudden, my brother started snowboarding. Older brother thing, I had to do what he was doing. So I started snowboarding.” – Shaun White

2. “I think the way to become the best is to just have fun.” – Shaun White

3. “I’m proud of the U.S.A. We’ve done some amazing things. To wear our flag in the Olympics is an honor.” – Shaun White

4. “I’m a big fan of doing what you are really bad at. A lot.” – Shaun White

5. “It was hard to find a board my size. I was tiny.” – Shaun White

6. “On snowboarding as an Olympic sport: Since I was 6 years old I’ve been in the mix and watching this grow and change. I never would have expected it to go this far.” – Shaun White

7. “The hardest thing about skateboarding is consistency: The slightest flick of your foot or gust of wind can send your board flying, so it’s really anybody’s game out there.” – Shaun White

8. “Whenever I do a deal I always have the right of approval.” – Shaun White

9. “I can’t stay away from Chinese food. I really love that stuff.” – Shaun White


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10. “I think everybody can agree that you can hear a certain song and it will put you in a certain mood, and that’s just the beauty of music and I am so inspired by that.” – Shaun White


11. “I’m on the road a lot so when I get some time to relax I definitely take advantage.” – Shaun White

12. “I’ve reached my goal with snowboarding.” – Shaun White

13. “If you think I’ve got a lot of sponsors, you should see the stuff I turn down.” – Shaun White

14. “My mom was a waitress, and my dad was a plumber who worked for the City of San Clemente fixing mains breaks, so not too glamorous.” – Shaun White

15. “The boarding I do is pretty strenuous and because I’m so active I really don’t have to work out too often.” – Shaun White

16. “When I came back to skating, everyone was like ‘Oh you’re the snowboard guy.’” – Shaun White

17. “I am pretty bow-legged. It’s annoying.” – Shaun White

18. “I remember thinking that I’d way rather give my parents my money, and not have to like have them go to work anymore, you know what I mean. Because I’d way rather spend more time with them.” – Shaun White

19. “I’m not too big on moisturizers and fancy skin products. I keep my grooming regime nice and simple.” – Shaun White


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20. “I’ve got to stand up for the sport.” – Shaun White


21. “If you eat the same cereal every day it’s gonna get old. And if I had thought about snowboarding every day, I would have quit a long time ago.” – Shaun White

22. “Meeting actors and TV personalities is one thing, but I just feel like meeting musicians is the coolest.” – Shaun White

23. “Some people attach snowboards to their feet, very few attach them to their souls.” – Shaun White

24. “Usually the thing that signifies that I’m done with the winter and all that is that I start skateboarding.” – Shaun White

25. “Having all eyes on me at all times is hard to deal with, but it’s great. It feels like you’ve already accomplished something. It’s already predetermined that you’re going to do well.” – Shaun White

26. “I like to stay in the moment.” – Shaun White

27. “I was sponsored when I was about seven by Burton Snowboards.” – Shaun White

28. “I’ve always wanted to land a 1080, it’s been a beast of a burden for me.” – Shaun White

29. “If you do a trick and it doesn’t work out, that can stick with you. I like to go back, nail the trick, and, ‘OK, I’m cool, it’s all good.’” – Shaun White


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30. “It’s tough now to meet a girl who wants to hang out with you because she likes your personality – who hasn’t seen you on TV and is like, Hey!” – Shaun White


31. “Snowboarding’s tough because you’ve got to go to the mountains. For me, I love the skateboard season because I get to hang out at home and still be skating. I don’t have to travel to Norway or Japan or these crazy places to be snowboarding.” – Shaun White

32. “Trick names are so ridiculous!” – Shaun White

33. “You take a crash, you get back up and next time you succeed and that’s a great feeling.” – Shaun White

34. “Games have always a big part of my life. I was that kid freaking out over his new Nintendo.” – Shaun White

35. “I like being able to have things that identify you in a brand without blatantly showing a logo.” – Shaun White

36. “I trip walking down the stairs, but I can skate them probably.” – Shaun White

37. “I’ve always been under the impression that it would be such a bummer to be in a peaceful place like Hawaii or the tropics and be stressed about catching waves.” – Shaun White

38. “If skating got into the Olympics, I would be tempted to hold off on shredding for a year and just skate, to make that my new goal. In that sport, I’m still the underdog.” – Shaun White

39. “It’s hard to just kinda get some privacy and do your own thing.” – Shaun White


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40. “Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.” – Shaun White


41. “There’s not really anywhere I can go without being recognized, but if I put my hair up, that cuts the crowd in half.” – Shaun White

42. “You can only jump so far until you break your leg. You can only land so hard until something explodes.” – Shaun White



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