Shaun White’s Rivals: The Halfpipe Finalists You Need to Know

Published:12:23 pm EDT, February 11, 2014| Updated:12:45 pm EDT, February 11, 2014|
Shaun White Danny Davis Ayumu Hirano Yuri Podladchikov Taku Hiraoka


There's just no getting away from the fact that Shaun White is the out-and-out favorite for gold at Sochi. Paddy Power gives him odds of 1/5 to take home the glory, so there's probably no point in the other guys showing up, right?

Here is a look at his competitors, all betting via of Paddy Power:

Danny Davis (USA) 8/1

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Ayumu Hirano (JAPAN) 8/1

Yuri Podladchikov (SWITZERLAND) 8/1

Taku Hiroako (JAPAN) 12/1

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Taku Hiraoka (Getty)

Kent Callister (AUSTRALIA) 33/1

Gregory Bretz (USA) 33/1

Christian Haller (SWITZERLAND) 33/1

David Habluetzel (SWITZERLAND) 66/1

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