It���s Shaun White���s world���we���re all just living in it. After taking the gold in Turin for the Winter Olympics snowboard half-pipe competition, Whitewith a scheduled appearance on David Letterman and numerous endorsement deals lined up is poised to become one of the most popular athletes in the world and help raise the profile of snowboarding to an unheralded level.
But it does bring up an interesting question. Does the growing popularity of extreme sports have any direct effect on youth team sports? Will youth team sports lose potential players to sports such as skateboarding and snowboarding? Or can the two co-exist without affecting each other���s growth?
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