Frankly, it was time for a new look.
So Shaun White, the Olympic gold medalist known as the Flying Tomato for his wild red hair, has gotten a haircut. A big ol’ haircut.
“I have been thinking about this for a while,” said White, who posted video of the cutting o’ the locks on YouTube. “But it’s for a good cause, so I’m going to do it.”
He plans to donate his ponytail to Locks of Love, an organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children who have long-term hair loss because of a medical condition.