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Red Gerard wins first gold medal for Team USA

Red Gerard wins first gold medal for Team USA

Early in the day, riders struggled with visibility issues and high, inconsistent winds, as well as bitter cold temperatures, but the sun broke through and the winds calmed before the second heat. He noted that his rail hits were more technical than those who scored above him.

'It's insane. Sometimes it can be too much, but it's really fun having your own family here. And those few mattered. Bach asked, referencing that Gerard's first two runs were 43- and 46-point duds. "But things like that in snowboarding happen". It was just a glimpse, but it did look like a Browns logo on the joyous father.

The OAR team was put together after a doping scandal cast doubts on whether Russian Federation would be allowed to compete at the Pyeongchang Games, with Medvedeva one of high-profile members of the party.

South Korea's Lim Hyojun (L), Netherlands' Sjinkie Knegt (C) and Russia's Semen Elistratov take part in the men's 1,500m short track speed skating A final event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 10, 2018. He relishes the chance to flex his mastery in the maze.

"There were a lot of falls, of overtaking and the risk of falling was high", Girard said. Afterwards, Gerard admitted to being unsure he'd sealed the win. Gerard landed a huge run, picking it up from qualifiers by landing a 1200 on his first jump, and then taking advantage of a break in the wind to land clean rails and jumps all the way down. Later, he praised the course builders.

Two soldiers martyred, 3 JeM terrorist killed in ongoing operation in Jammu
My heart goes out to the injured & their families, Jammu and Kashmir Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti tweets. An attack on the Sunjuwan army camp on 10th February morning shook Jammu and Kashmir .

Gerard is the youngest American male athlete to win a gold medal at the Winter Olympics since 1928.

"I won the Olympics", he said. "But this is a insane course", he said.

His Olympic journey is set to continue in the men's big air competition, which will be making its debut in an Olympic Games on February 21. Mack, for one, is excited to test his "Bloody Dracula" trick, which has him spinning and grabbing his board with both hands behind his back. Brother Brendan, the one who realized the farm was a snowboard park waiting to be made, is also a pro snowboarder.

"It's a duel that motivates me", said Fourcade, the 29-year-old French army officer. "I mean, I guess I've done it so much it just kind of feels pretty natural to me now, but it's definitely a pretty cool feeling, I would say".


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