Shaun White's Big Upset Loss

Considered a shoo-in at the Sochi Olympics, White crashed on his first run.
3:00 | 02/11/14

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They can use some snow at the winter olympics where America's biggest star came up empty. Shaun white no longer king of the sport he made famous. But one American did make history becoming the first to compete in a sport that had been reserved for men. Only the agony of defeat, he faced the agony of defeat. home his third gold medal, just hours before the competition, tweeting our a thank you to fans. Wanna do my best. Reporter: But white crashed on his first run and struggled on his second. His board nearly bending in half. He came in fourth. Those mittened hands covering a face we've seen grow up in front of our eyes. The 19-year-old flying tomato gold in Torino, gold in Vancouver. He was 27 by the time he got to sochi. That flowing hair long gone. He has a lot more on his shoulders than being the kid with crazy hair who gets to go out and snowboard. Reporter: White lost the biggest olympic upset, yet. There were other triumphs. After years of lobbying, finally women will join men for the first time in the olympic history in ski jumping. And Sarah Henderson who trained for years in summer and in wind tunnels. The 19-year-old didn't make it to the medal podium but competing is enough. She tweeted, three women ski jumpers will walk away with medals today but 27 years helped make history. That's what we have to be proud of. The medal count, Norway leading the pact, America in fifth place. Tomorrow is another day. The king is the throne. We've heard collective gasps, partly because the U.S. Has been so dominant in this sport. Tomorrow is the woman's chance. Perhaps they'll redeem the men. George? Back here at home. Delicate diplomacy at the white house where the president of

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