- Shaun White has +600 odds to win the men’s halfpipe event at the Winter Olympics.
- White has three gold medals in the men’s halfpipe event.
BEIJING – The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics begin in one week and there are already plenty of Olympic betting odds on different sports. One of the most popular sports to bet on at the Winter Olympics is the snowboarding events.
The men’s halfpipe event was first introduced at the Winter Olympics in 1998 and in the six events that have taken place, Shaun White has been a powerhouse having won three gold medals.
Looking ahead to the 2022 event, legal sports betting sites have White amongst the favorites to win gold once more.
Men’s Halfpipe Odds For Beijing 2022 Olympics
- Ayumu Hirano (JPN) +240
- Scotty James (AUS) +250
- Shaun White (USA) +600
- Yuto Totsuka (JPN) +600
- Ruka Hirano (JPN) +800
- Jan Scherrer (SUI) +1000
White has proven that age is just a number as he is amongst the favorites on the Snowboarding Olympic odds despite being 35 years young. White is highly decorated with 14 total gold medals with 11 of them coming in the X Games and the other three at the Winter Olympics.
The only event that White failed to win gold at the Winter Olympics was in 2014 when he had an impressive run but finished in fourth place. White is the all-time gold medal leader in the men’s halfpipe event.
White does have some talented competition going into the Beijing Olympics as Ayumu Hirano of Japan and Scotty James from Australia sit ahead of him on the odds board.
Hirano is the current favorite to win having one the Silver medal in the last two Winter Olympics. As for James, he has only secured a Bronze medal in the halfpipe event which came in 2018. However, this will be his fourth appearance at the Winter Olympics and his experience could finally pay off.
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