On the eve of the men's halfpipe competition in Sochi, Shaun White sits down for a moving profile describing the burden of expectation placed upon him and how he continues to stay motivated.

On his road to recovery from a massive crash, he sums up his feelings saying, "It's hard to show up to the mountain and have somebody go, 'You ready to do this trick because the first time you tried it, it put you in the hospital.'"

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