50. Shaun White
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“The Flying Tomato” is essentially the modern day Evel Knievel. White’s passion for all winter sports can only be described as reckless yet effective. He remains as the record holder for the most Olympic gold medals by a snowboarder (3) – as well as the top dog in X-Games gold medals. White has long been a staple within the extreme sports world. It’s made even more impressive by the fact that he was born with a congenital heart defect (which sadly included two open-heart surgeries before his first birthday).