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Red Gerard Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Red Gerard Latest News, Photos, and Videos

It's cool to have them around to keep the nerves low'.

However, Canada's Mark McMorris staked an early claim for the most inspirational story of the Games with his slopestyle bronze - just 11 months after a near-fatal crash.

Thanks to Red Gerard, 17, Team USA won its first medal at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics!

And on the sliding track, Calgary's Sam Edney sat fifth after the first two runs of men's luge competition. He took gold despite falling on his first two runs, posting scores under 50 points. However, Gerard still had to watch all the favorites after him.

Canada's first medal in Pyeongchang could come courtesy of its high-flying men's snowboard crew, as all four qualified for tonight's slopestyle final, beginning at 8 p.m. ET.

Figure skating, cross country skiing, and snowboarding are now on the NBC family of networks. Canada now leads the standings after the second night of competition. US siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani were in second place in the pairs dancing of the competition.

Gerard lives in Colorado but is from Rocky River, Ohio, just outside of Cleveland. 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. The Russian looked weightless performing her routine, even raising her hands above her head on elements. Following that will be the pairs free skate.

In the women's long-track 3,000 metres, Blondin finished with a time of four minutes 4.14 seconds, 4.93 seconds back of the leader.

The top six scores from the two heats advanced to Sunday's final.

The men's downhill, the opening Alpine skiing event, was also postponed because of wind. "Give him two weeks and he started moving faster". At one point, he was 37.8 seconds behind the lead. His Norwegian teammates then helped complete a sweep in the cross-country ski race. The Frenchman finished eighth overall. Yulia Galysheva of Kazakhstan won bronze.

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Biney was born in Ghana and moved to the U.S.as a 5-year-old.

Medvedeva is already the reigning world champion and is competing in her first Games after breaking a bone in her foot a year ago. They will begin practice with their teams on Tuesday.

While the Winter Olympics air on NBC and these events get more publicity, you'll end up discovering new events.

The top of the Olympic course is also tight. Edney is in the Olympics for the fourth and final time.

There was a photo finish for the silver medal.

The 31-year-old beat Canada's Ted-Jan Bloemen into second, with Norway's Sverre Lunde Pedersen in third. "You can't fall a third straight time, '" he said.

American sibling duo Matt and Becca Hamilton lost 7-5 to Finland, ending the US team's Olympic mixed doubles bid.

He might be the baby of Team USA, but he is a golden one. Finland took a 1-0 lead late in the first period.

The U.S. rebounded in the second with goals by Monique Lamourex-Morando and Kendall Coyne.


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