The 2018 Winter Olympic Games are over. Here are a couple of our favorite Team U.S. highlights from the games:
- Snowboarding: The U.S. dominated the slopes! Redmond Gerard and Chloe Kim (the rookies) as well as Jamie Anderson and Shaun White (the veterans) all picked up gold medals in snowboarding.
- Men’s Curling: After a rough start to the Olympic Games, the US Men’s Curling Team put together five straight wins to bring home gold medals!
- Women’s Hockey: In a penalty shoot-out thriller, the U.S. Women’s team beat our Canada for a gold medal.
- Lindsey Vonn: After being the face of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vonn could not compete in 2014 in Sochi due to injury. She came back strong and earned another bronze medal in what is likely her last Olympic Games. Everybody likes a good comeback but love them.
Below is a full list of medal winners and their respective sports, courtesy of Sports Illustrated:
• Redmond Gerard (Snowboarding/Slopestyle)
• Jamie Anderson (Snowboarding/Slopestyle)
• Chloe Kim (Snowboarding/Halfpipe)
• Shaun White (Snowboarding/Halfpipe)
• Mikaela Shiffrin (Alpine Skiing/Ladies’ Giant Slalom)
• Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall (Cross Country Skiing/Ladies’ Team Sprint Free)
• David Wise (Freestyle Skiing/Men’s Ski Halfpipe)
• Women’s Hockey
• Men’s Curling
• Chris Mazdzer (Luge/Men’s Singles)
• John-Henry Krueger (Short Track Speed Skating/1,000 meters)
• Nick Goepper (Freestyle Skiing/Slopestyle)
• Elana Meyers Taylor/Lauren Gibbs (Bobsleigh/Women)
• Jamie Anderson (Snowboard/Ladies’ Big Air)
• Alex Ferreira (Freestyle Skiing/Men’s Ski Halfpipe)
• Mikaela Shiffrin (Alpine Skiing/Ladies’ Alpine Combined)
• Kyle Mack (Snowboard/Men’s Big Air)
• Nathan Chen, Adam Rippon, Bradie Tennell, Mirai Nagasu, Alexa Scimeca Knierim, Chris Knierim, Maia Shibutani, Alex Shibutani (Figure Skating/Team Event)
• Arielle Gold (Snowboarding/Halfpipe)
• Brita Sigourney (Freestyle Skiing/Halfpipe)
• Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (Figure Skating/Ice Dance)
• Lindsey Vonn (Alpine Skiing/Downhill)
• Heather Bergsma, Brittany Bowe, Mia Manganello, Carlijn Schoutens (Speed Skating/Ladies’ Team Pursuit)