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Published August 7, 2006
|White Waiting For Skateboarding
To Be Added To Olympic Roster
ATHLETIC SUPPORTERS? Shaun White, who won a Gold Medal in snowboarding at the Turin Games this year and also competes in skateboarding, said if skateboarding gets into the Olympics, “I would support it for sure” (N.Y. TIMES, 8/6). But skateboarder Danny Way said, “Grouping skateboarding with [Olympic] sports, to me, is taking the soul out of what we do” (L.A. TIMES, 8/7).