1. empty handed

    Shaun White Flounders at Sochi

    SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11:  Shaun White of the United States crashes out in the Snowboard Men's Halfpipe Finals on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

    Cameron Spencer / Getty Images

    The King of the Halfpipe reigns no longer. Long-time Olympian Shaun White faltered on both his halfpipe finals on Tuesday, landing in fourth place behind a Swiss snowboarder and two Japanese contenders. He got off to a bad start, falling twice in the first run. White spent the past year training for the slopestyle event, but pulled out during training last week due to concerns over the safety of the run, and decided to focus on the halfpipe.

    Read it at The New York Times