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Social Media Erupts With Shaun White Gold Medal Win

White became the first snowboarder to win three Olympic gold medals

    Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018 Medal Count
    Country
    Total
    1
    Norway
    14141139
    2
    Germany
    1410731
    3
    Canada
    1181029
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    Snowboarder Shaun White's gold medal in halfpipe was being hailed across social media by a legion of fans, celebrities and fellow U.S. Olympians.

    White became the first snowboarder to win three Olympic gold medals. He also earned the United States its 100th Winter Olympics gold medal.

    White earned gold in Turin in 2006 and Vancouver in 2010, but didn't even crack the top three in Sochi. He won Wednesday with an electric third run in the halfpipe final.