Nearly perfect run and still not first? Blame Shaun White...

Snowboard legend and heavy gold-medal favourite Shaun White faces off against world champion Australia's Scotty James in a ridiculously high-quality halfpipe qualifier at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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