A quarantine celebration! Shaun White and Nina Dobrev’s first anniversary collectively occurred throughout the coronavirus lockdown, however they nonetheless discovered an excellent romantic method to rejoice.
“I wanted to recreate our first date, but everything was closed,” the Olympic gold medalist, 34, instructed Us Weekly solely on Friday, June 11, whereas selling his partnership with Krave Jerky. “I managed to sweet talk the owner of the place to open up for us. It was actually pretty fun to have a place all to ourselves.”
The snowboarder and the Vampire Diaries actress, 32, began courting in early 2020 and made their relationship Instagram official in May 2020. Because of the continuing pandemic, they needed to get inventive with their dates.
“We did a couple of drive-in movies,” White instructed Us. “We did some simple things. … My sport of snowboarding is outdoors and, you know, you go to the mountains and you’re kind of distanced already by chairlifts and things. So, we’ve been able to do more snowboarding and trips like that than I would’ve expected.”
The California native might be essentially the most well-known snowboarder in your complete world, however he mentioned Dobrev is totally able to holding her personal on the slopes.
“She was pretty pro already,” he defined. “I don’t know about the skateboarding front, but she grew up in Canada, so she’s pretty talented on the snowboard.”
White, nevertheless, is just not but well-versed on his girlfriend’s area of experience — teen vampires — however he’s engaged on it. The actress starred on The Vampire Diaries from 2009 to 2015 and returned for the sequence finale in 2017.
“As we were getting to know each other, I was like, ‘Oh, I should check this show out,’” the X Games gold medalist recalled. “There’s a lot of episodes. Not that I was mad about it, but I didn’t realize, like, how deep I was going to go. Because seasons now are, like, oh, 10 episodes. These are, like, 23 episodes a season. And I was in it!”
Asked if he additionally watched The Originals whereas catching up on the vampire drama, White appeared to not understand that the present was a derivative of TVD. “So that’s why that keeps popping up on my suggested [shows],” he joked. “Who is The Originals? Who are these copycats?”
At least the ESPY winner will be capable of get pleasure from all of the jerky he can eat if he undertakes one other binge-watch. “[It’s] a perfect snack on the mountain, things like that,” the Krave Jerky model ambassador mentioned. “I’ve always been a big jerky fan since I was a kid.”
With reporting by Diana Cooper
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