Shaun White Has a Post-Retirement Bucket List With Nina Dobrev

Shaun White and his girlfriend, Nina Dobrev, have been having enjoyable checking issues off his bucket record since his retirement.

“It’s been actually enjoyable having time collectively. Usually I’m off competing and she or he’s taking pictures a venture or one thing … however now we’ve bought a while collectively,” White, 37, solely advised Us Weekly whereas selling the brand new CVS snack line Nicely Market at a tasting occasion in New York Metropolis on Thursday, Might 16.

The Olympic gold medalist went on to share that earlier than his retirement, he made an inventory of stuff he needed to do — which he and Dobrev, 35, are actually making their method by way of.

“It’s been enjoyable,” White gushed, noting that many of the issues are simply touring “for enjoyable” as an alternative of for work. “We went to Antarctica, Dubai, visited her mother in France, went to Monaco, went to Indonesia,” he added. “We’ve form of been throughout.”

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White mentioned that one other merchandise on the bucket record has been “connecting with associates.” He’s additionally been having fun with being round for the “little issues” after so a few years of packed schedules and intense coaching periods.

“I need to be round for Thanksgiving, I need to to be round for Christmas, I need to be round for folks’s birthdays, holidays,” he defined. “It’s like these little stuff you form of push apart whenever you’re fully centered on the duty at hand, which was competing.”

Whereas White is now now not competing himself, he and Dobrev, who’ve been collectively since 2020, are nonetheless planning on making their method over to Paris for the Olympics this summer season.

Shaun White Has a Post-Retirement Bucket List With Nina Dobrev
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“That’s the plan,” White shared, including that Dobrev truly speaks “fairly fluent” French. “She’s going to hate me for saying that. Her mother lives in a city [in the] South of France. It’s like essentially the most lovely place.”

Though he’s excited to see the summer season Olympics along with his girlfriend, White admitted that he nonetheless will get some FOMO from watching it.

“The strain that’s on the Olympics, it’s such as you really feel it. It’s this thick form of air,” he advised Us. “Once you stroll into any one of many stadiums the place they’re competing, you’re feeling that kind of stress and that pleasure.”

Other than working by way of his bucket record throughout his retirement, White has additionally teamed up with CVS to advertise their new snack line, Nicely Market.

“I really like CVS. It’s so enjoyable. … It’s simply that one-stop store for the whole lot,” he defined. “After I bought the decision that they’re launching this line of tasty snacks and drinks I used to be like, ‘That is so cool.’ They usually despatched me the merchandise and I used to be like, ‘This isn’t only a regular line of snacks.’ Plenty of the stuff is rather well thought out.”

With reporting by Andrew Nodell