Why Shaun White Was Destined for Snowboarding Greatness

Aired on 09/19/2010 | CC tv-pg
For most athletes, it takes a lifelong drive to make it into the Olympic Games. That's why famed snowboarder Shaun White honestly couldn't remember where his passion for snowboarding first began. Shaun, with his memorable mop of red hair, has collected two gold medals for displaying a mastery of the halfpipe thus far.

This year, Shaun is heading back to the Winter Olympics, determined to reclaim the gold. Here, he tells Oprah that when you love something as much as he does his board, it's difficult to remember the starting point—it feels like it's always been there.