For the viewers and sports lover, it would be a mere Gold Medal, but for the winner, it is the end product of hours of determination, hard work, and infinite struggles. Redmond Gerard is the youngest American to win the gold medal in Winter Olympics, but that doesn’t convey the whole story as he played with dedication since the age of two and has now become the synonym for Snowboard sensation.
Rocks The 2018 Winter Olympics:
Redmond Gerard, the Snowboarder, is the gold medalist who competed in the slopestyle for the United States at the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. He became the first member of the team USA to win the coveted title.
The event is not finished, and the athletes and his American teammates, Kyle Mack, Chris Corning and Ryan Stassel are set to compete on Sunday, February 20 with the final one on Friday, February 23, 2018.
Redmond is one of the youngest athletes to secure the gold medal at the Winter Olympics since 1928. Not just only that, he is the youngest ever American who got the recognition at a young age of seventeen that makes his celebration even more double.
It might sound disbelief to the people, but it is true that the child protégé began snowboarding at the age of two.
The Final Score:
The athlete is now the second American to win the gold medal in the Olympic men’s slopestyle event in two series. It was one of the showdowns of the race between Gerard and his fellow competitor from Canada, Max Parrot, and Mark McMorris.
The phenomenal final leap of the best score 87.16 made him the winner of the event as he surpassed the score of Parrot and McMorris with their 86.00 and 85.20 making them the hold the second and third position respectively.
Gerard’s Personal Life:
The young snowboard sensation is very secretive when it comes to sharing about his personal life. He uses his time in social media updating fans about his adventures and holiday but has never given glimpses of his girlfriend.
Redmond, who lives off-the-hook life and thrives on the opportunity to show his best, has never really cared about revealing about his love life which suggests that he is possibly single.
Gerard’s Family of Nine!
He was born to a big family of nine as he was stepped on the earth as one of seven siblings to parents Conrad and Jen Gerard. The sensation player has four brothers Brendan, Creighton, Malachi, and Trevor. He also has two sisters named Teighan and the youngest Asher.
Redmond Gerard with his mother and little sister, Asher Gerard on February 11, 2018.
Redmond’s Short Bio and Wiki:
As per wiki sources, The American Snowboarder was born on 19 June 2000 that makes him 17 years of age in Westlake, Ohio. Gerard holds an American Nationality and belongs to Caucasian ethnicity. Redmond stands at the height of 5 feet and 5 inches and weighs 116lbs (53 kg).