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Shaun Palmer, the Miserable Champion

Go behind the scenes of the new Shaun Palmer biopic movie, Miserable Champion

Updated: February 15, 2012, 3:52 PM ET
By Jesse Huffman

Most mainstream sports fans know Shaun Palmer for his scene-stealing multi-sport performances at the Winter X Games. In the early days of X, Palmer bounced between gold medals in Downhill Mountain Biking and Snowboarder x wins before taking top slots in Skier X and Ultracross, too. Between 1998 and 2001 he earned multiple "athlete of the year" accolades.

But snowboarders know him as something more than a fierce competitor. Palmer played a major role in the development of snowboarding, ...

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