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The first U.S. gold medal of the 2018 WInter Olympics was won by 17-year-old Red Gerard, who went from last place to first place on his final run to win the men's snowboard slopestyle final.
The story of Ulrich Salchow, the Swedish figure skater who invented the Salchow jump and whose name jumped into the sport's DNA and changed the Olympic Games' competition forever. Find more about the story behind Record-breaking moments in "The Olympics on the Record" series: http://bit.do/EN-OTR Subscribe to the official Olympic channel here: http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5
As the most decorated Olympian in history, Michael Phelps took the gold in all eight events that he competed in during the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing - the most by any athlete in a single Olympics. Relive this historic moment as former teammates and historians reflect on Michael Phelps's incredible accomplishment. Subscribe to our channel for more Olympic and Paralympic content: http://www.youtube.com/teamusa - Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/USOlympic - Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/usolympicteam - Add us to your circle on Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/112927304373403763289/posts?hl=en-US Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, CO, the United States Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic Movement throughout the country. For more information on the USOC and learn more about our athletes, log on to the official website at www.teamusa.org Tags: Team USA. USA, USOC, Olympic, Olympics, U.S. Olympic Team, Olympian, 2012 London, 2012 London Olympic Games, London, Sports Olympics London 2012, 2012 Olympics, London 2012, the Olympics, the London Olympics, Olympics in London, London Olympic dates, Olympics dates, Olympic rings, team usa, team usa 2012, Olympic team usa, team usa Olympics, team usa roster, London 2012 dates, London 2012 schedule, London 2012 logo, London 2012 games, qualified athletes, Olympic torch, Olympics torch, Olympics facts, Olympics start, Olympic 2012, ancient Olympics, the Olympics 2012, summer Olympics, London, Olympians, the Olympian, Olympic village, Olympian photos, team u.s.a, team u.s.a. 2012, Olympic village London, the Olympic village, Olympics village, , 2012 olympic village, Olympics closing ceremony, Olympic torch route, Olympic torch relay, torch route 2012, opening ceremony, closing ceremony, closing ceremonies, opening ceremonies, Olympic opening ceremonies, olypmic closing ceremonies, Olympic medals, gold medal, 2012 olympic medal, medals, Olympic medal winners, Olympic medal table, Olympic medal London, 2012 olympic sports, Olympic games sports, Olympic games, Olympics 2012 sports, Olympiad, United States Olympic Committee, U.S. Olympic Committee, Team Behind the Team, Join Team USA, Raise our Flag, Amazing Awaits, amateur sports, sporting teams, international competition, international sports, sports competitions, meets, tournaments, elite athletes, athletes, athletics, nutrition, fitness, workouts, work-outs, recreational sports, competitive sports, best in the world, head-to-head completion, 1976 Montreal, 1984 Los Angeles, 1988 Seoul, 1992 Barcelona, 1996 Atlanta, 2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens, 2008 Beijing, 2012; Paralympics, US Paralympics, U.S. Paralympics, Paralympic Team, U.S. Paralympic Team, US Paralympic Team, paralympic sports, disabled sports, sports for people with disabilities
The most dominant snowboarder of his generation, Shaun White left no doubt who ruled the half-pipe in Vancouver. Subscribe to our channel for more 2014 Sochi Olympics content: http://bit.ly/18ZtpeH Visit http://www.nbcolympics.com for more athlete profiles, photos, blogs, and featured videos of the upcoming Sochi Olympics. - Follow our Olympics Talk blog: http://olympictalk.nbcsports.com/ - Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nbcolympics - Follow us on Twitter: @NBCOlympics
With the victory already secure, Chloe Kim landed her signature back-to-back 1080s on her third and final run to win gold in women's snowboard halfpipe at the age of 17.
Shaun White delivered the run of a lifetime to win gold in the men's halfpipe and the 100th Winter Olympic gold medal in United States history.