WATCH LIVE: Shaun White leads pack of contenders into men’s snowboard halfpipe final

Shaun White

Winter Olympic history is on the line for Team USA’s Shaun White in today’s snowboard halfpipe final, which you can watch LIVE ON NBCOLYMPICS.COM at 12:30 p.m. ET.

After topping qualifying early this morning with a run that earned a score of 95.75, White will try to become the first American man to win three Winter Olympic golds in the same individual event.

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But he’ll have plenty of competitors breathing down his neck in the final, including two of his fellow Americans, Danny Davis and Greg Bretz; Switzerland’s trick-tastic Iouri Podladtchikov; and 15-year-old Japanese sensation Ayumu Hirano.

Can White pull off another Olympic win or will someone emerge to stop him? CLICK HERE AT 12:30 P.M. ET to find out.