White eyes curtain call as Kim preps for another Olympic run

The nicknames are retired. The mop of red hair that once served as Shaun White’s signature look more than a decade ago is long gone.

The torch the now 35-year-old snowboarding icon carried so capably for so long since his first gold-medal-winning run down the halfpipe in Torino 16 years ago has been picked up by a series of newcomers who grew up watching him.

The group — led by two-time Japanese silver medalist Ayumu Hirano — will stand at the top of the pipe in Genting Snow Park looking to do . . .

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