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Shaun White donates his snowboards to Make-A-Wish Foundation

By Matt Norlander | College Basketball Writer

Shaun White sure has tried to make good from a PR standpoint at these Olympics.

It's not like he totally needs it, but to a certain extent White's reputation was smeared by his contemporaries in the lead-up to these Games. Regardless, White made sure to say hello to some Make-A-Wish Foundation children who'd flown to Sochi to see White during his halfpipe competition.

And now, as you can see above, White donated his boards from these games to a few fans who were afforded the trip to Russia by Make-A-Wish. From left: 19-year-old Kaitlyn Lyles, who beat bone cancer; 10-year-old Ben Hughes, a leukemia survivor; and an older fan named Judson, whose back story is not known. All of them are tied to the foundation. Heck of a souvenir, right?

White recently said he hopes/believes that he'll compete in the 2018 Games in South Korea.

(H/T, Fourth Place Medal)

 
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