Thornbury clocked one minute 41.93 seconds over today's two heats to sit safely inside top-20 cut-off, with one more qualification heat remaining.
White said on NBC's Today Show he used "a poor choice of words to describe such a sensitive subject."
Sadowski-Synnott, 16, pulled off a double wildcat in her second run where she scored 48.38 in PyeongChang.
The NZ snowboarder said he was gutted not improve on his first run score of 78.60 at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics.
Knight led with a score of 78.60 after the first run but finished fifth overall at the PyeongChang.
Pete Wardell is just as mesmerised by Pita Taufatofua's story as the rest of the world.
It's called "The Power Wall" and two high-profile Kiwi athletes made it to the final to see who's the strongest.
The two-time Olympic gold medallist said he couldn't commit to another full on four-year programme when his family needed him.
The two-time Olympic champ said he couldn't fully commit to another four-year programme.