Shaun White, America’s Great Tomato-Colored Hope for Olympic glory, placed fourth today in the men’s snowboarding halfpipe event. Iouri Podladtchikov, of Switzerland placed first, with Ayumu Hirano and Taku Hiraoka, both of Japan, in second and third, respectively. Hirano is 15 years old.
The good people of Twitter, as you might imagine, aren’t happy about it. Here are some of the things people tweeted.
Shaun White you suck
— John robinson (@johnr_9412) February 11, 2014
Damn you Shaun White #Communist
— PAPA BURG (@kevin_clifton) February 11, 2014
Shaun white used to be a badass until this year
— J o h n (@Djohngo1) February 11, 2014
Sweet, I won as many gold medals as Shaun White did these Olympics
— Michael Dubecky (@M_Dubecks) February 11, 2014
Shaun white has officially fallen off
— Tony Touch (@GQThreads) February 11, 2014
What a joke artist Shaun white is
— Connor Bornhorst (@cbornhorst13) February 11, 2014
Shaun white sold out and still lost
— Ben Resch3⃣TGH (@bresch2394) February 11, 2014
Watching Shaun White get schooled by a 15 year old is the highlight of this evening !
— Sam Crumpton (@SamCrumps) February 11, 2014
Maybe Shaun white will stop making terrible subway commercials now
— Greg (@RealistSpeaking) February 11, 2014
Shaun White & 4th place are in the same sentence? What kind of fuckery is this?
— Stupid Fat Hobbit (@cook2020) February 11, 2014
Shaun White, you friggin idiot.
— Alex White (@AlexWhite04) February 11, 2014
Damn you Shaun White
— Rachel (@rach_etttt) February 11, 2014
(Photo: @Chicago Sun-Times)