But as the last man down he responded in emphatic fashion with a run he had never unveiled before to become the most successful Olympic snowboarder of all time. Instead it was the manner in which he responded to a question from a reporter who asked whether the sexual harassment allegations he faced previous year tarnished his legacy.
Later, White spoke to the Today show and apologized for his "poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject".
A moderator stepped in and tried to switch the focus back to his gold-medal performance despite more questions on the sexual assault allegations before White intervened and shut them down.
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In his interview with "Today", White said he was a "changed person".
"I watched Ayumu beat my previous run's score and I was pretty frustrated", said White, known as the "Flying Tomato" because of his red hair. He attributed his choice of words to having been "so overwhelmed with wanting to talk about how wonderful the day was and share my experience".
According to USA Today, White denied the sexual harassment charges but later conceded that he sent the text messages. "It was a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject in the world today, and I'm just truly sorry, and I was so overwhelmed in just wanting to talk about how incredible today was and share my experience".
The US team now trails only Norway (118 going into PyeongChang 2018) in the total of Winter Olympics gold medals. The four-time medalist then reflected on how he has grown as a person.
"I've kind of, like, found the love of the sport again", he said, "through my friends and family and the people who support me". Six months later, White reportedly requested the San Diego Superior Court to have his accuser undergo a mental health evaluation - three months later the two reached a settlement for an undisclosed amount.