Shaun White's Hair Secrets Revealed!

02/19/2010 at 06:27 PM ET

Roger L. Wollenberg/Landov

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White, 23, has wowed snowboarding fans—and millions who didn’t know they were snowboarding fans—with his daredevil double corks and other wild moves. But just as entrancing is White’s lush mane of natural red hair. How does he get it just that fabulous? “My secret is an awesome new product – called water,” White deadpans. “It’s pretty curly on its own. I just use the hotel shampoo and conditioner and wash it every other day, because otherwise it gets huge. Two days of snowboarding in a helmet helps — it looks better dirtier.” Right now, a friend trims his hair for free every two months. But the stylist does more thinning than shortening. “I feel I’ve lost something if I cut it short; but I need to take the weight off.” Though he has tried to brush off the nickname “Flying Tomato,” he has no plans to change his signature color. “If I did, I’d go black to make it Danzig-looking,” he says with a laugh, referring to the punk band. “Black hair looks OK with freckles.” –Lorenzo Benet

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DB on

Love that he keeps it real

B on

Shaun White is amazing.

anonymous on

Um. Who cares?

rivalT on

anonymous on February 19th, 2010,
ITS SO OBVI THAT SOMEONE CARES YOU SHOULD BE PROUD OF SHAUN AND NOT BE SUCH A DRAG !

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Tammy on

I love Shaun White. He is amazing! But his hair makes me so jealous. It is gorgeous.

Beth on

LOL! I think that’s great. Ya don’t hear very much about guy’s hair, it’s always about the girls. I love his hair~

Sandy on

OMG! His hair is just amazing! It is pretty bad that a girl would like hair like a guy has! I am so jealous. He is such a good looking guy and I congratulate him on his win. Way to go!

SLF on

Not a fan of the hair but a huge fan of the man!
Awsome snowboarder and a great representative of the USA!

chefdulce on

I love Shaun and his hair. But BS he keeps it so beautiful with hotel shampoo. He is doing some high end product to help the curl relax and form that beautiful and defined curls.

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