The Flying Tomato’s bun is no more. (Brennan Linsley / AP)

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.

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