Thursday, February 02, 2012

GoPro Congratulates Athletes Shaun White, Tom Wallisch and More in 2012 Winter X Games

GoPro Congratulates Athletes Shaun White, Tom Wallisch and More in 2012 Winter X Games Highlight Video

GoPro’s Snow Team takes home three gold and one bronze medal – Shaun White receives first-ever perfect score in Winter X Games Snowboard SuperPipe history in first ride as GoPro athlete.

HALF MOON BAY, CA (February 1, 2012) /PRNewswire/ — GoPro, maker of the world’s most versatile cameras and producer of some of today’s most engaging sports programming, sends out a huge congratulations to its Snow Team athletes competing in the 2012 Winter X Games at Aspen. Shaun White, on his first run as a GoPro athlete, won his 5th consecutive Winter X Games gold while landing the first-ever perfect score in Snowboard SuperPipe history. Together, GoPro athletes won four medals at the Winter X Games. Other gold medals were won by Tom Wallisch in Skiing Slopestyle and Jamie Anderson in Snowboard Slopestyle. Hannah Teter won bronze in women’s Snowboard SuperPipe.

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“GoPro is so grateful to be associated with all of the athletes that competed at the Winter X Games, our sponsored riders or otherwise,” says Nicholas Woodman, GoPro Founder and CEO. “Performances that look impressive on TV are staggering in person. To all Winter X Games athletes, GoPro salutes you. Medal winner or not, you are all on another level.”

Other GoPro Snow Team athletes competing at the 2012 Winter X Games included Eric Willett who secured a fourth place in Snowboard Big Air and seventh in Snowboard Slopestyle while Tucker Perkins finished fifth in Skiing SuperPipe and Meg Olenick locked in a eighth for Skiing Slopestyle. GoPro congratulates them all on going big and sends a hearty thank you for representing GoPro on such an impressive stage as the 2012 Winter X Games Aspen.

Check out never-before-seen content this week from the GoPro Network, viewable at, GoPro’s YouTube Channel and GoPro’s Facebook page.

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