Hometown ‘changes’ name for 1st U.S. gold medalist at Olympics

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Hometown ‘changes’ name for 1st U.S. gold medalist at Olympics

This photo shows a sign welcoming drivers into Silverthorne, that reads “Welcome to Goldthorne.” Someone changed the sign after local Red Gerard won Olympic gold in the men’s snowboard slopestyle. The 17-year-old honed his medal-winning routine in his small backyard snowboard park in the town of about 4,100 people, where many travelers stop on their way to nearby ski resorts.
Men’s slopestyle gold medalist Red Gerard, of the United States, celebrates during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Sunday.

Hometown ‘changes’ name for 1st U.S. gold medalist at Olympics

This photo shows a sign welcoming drivers into Silverthorne, that reads “Welcome to Goldthorne.” Someone changed the sign after local Red Gerard won Olympic gold in the men’s snowboard slopestyle. The 17-year-old honed his medal-winning routine in his small backyard snowboard park in the town of about 4,100 people, where many travelers stop on their way to nearby ski resorts.
Men’s slopestyle gold medalist Red Gerard, of the United States, celebrates during the medals ceremony at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Sunday.
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