Bob Simon and Shaun White, before helicoptering to White's practice tube. He has perfected several maneuvers that he hopes will score him another gold medal in Vancouver.
Hangin' With Shaun White
To give us a glimpse of his practice snowboarding pipe, we flew by helicopter into the San Juan Mountains, Silverton to be exact.
The Flying Tomato Buzzes Bob
It may be hard to see at this angle, but Olympic snowboarder Shaun White "flew" right over Bob Simon's head while checking taking a spin on his practice pipe in Silverton, Colo.
The majesty of the San Juan Mountains.
Bob Simon interviews Shaun White in a winter wonderland.
Shaun White, Tanya Simon, Bob Simon and Crystal Garrett, Shaun's publicist, check out the magnificent scenery in the San Juan Mountains.
Bob Simon, getting a lift on a snowmobile.
Skateboarding superstar Tony Hawk chats with Shaun White at the YMCA in Encinitas, Calif.
White doesn't just master snowboarding - he's also a professional skateboarder.
Tony Hawk and Shaun White.
Shaun White, taking in the sun while awaiting our interview.
Not your regular interview set-up! Bob Simon prepares to interview Shaun White on a skateboarding ramp.
Bob Simon, Tanya Simon and Shaun White pose for a picture at the YMCA in Encinitas, Calif.
Internally, at "60 Minutes," we called this a "Simon and Simon" production - Producer Tanya Simon is Bob's daughter. Not to be forgotten is co-producer Andrew Metz.