Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Eileen Gu is one of the biggest stars and one of China’s biggest hope for a medal win at the ongoing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing – Photogallery

Eileen Gu is one of the biggest stars and one of China’s biggest hope for a medal win at the ongoing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The freestyle skier won gold in the women’s Big Air competition in Beijing, beating Tess Ledeux of France who settled for a silver medal and bronze medallist Mathilde Gremaud of Switzerland. With the win, she became the youngest freestyle skiing gold medallist. This is the 18-year-old’s first Winter Olympic gold medal. Her popularity is such that millions rushed online to celebrate the freeski sensation, temporarily crashing China’s leading social media platform. Eileen’s pictures further broke the internet as fans continue to laud the Olympic champ. She is not only famous but also the most fashionable star athlete to look for at the Olympic Games this year. Aside from being a freeski star, Eileen is also a model. Last year, the American-born was signed by Victoria’s Secret to be a new face of the brand. At only 18, she has already represented big fashion houses including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Gucci and more. Her popularity has risen before she even competed in the Winter Olympics. She also turned heads at the 2021 Met Gala with her bubble dress. Talking about sports achievements, Eileen reached her first World Cup podium in skiing by the age of 15. She also won two gold medals in big air and halfpipe at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Take a look at the glamorous pictures of the freestyle skier and model. (All photos: Eileen Gu/ Instagram)

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Eileen Gu is one of the biggest stars and one of China’s biggest hope for a medal win at the ongoing 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. The freestyle skier won gold in the women’s Big Air competition in Beijing, beating Tess Ledeux of France who settled for a silver medal and bronze medallist Mathilde Gremaud of Switzerland. With the win, she became the youngest freestyle skiing gold medallist. This is the 18-year-old’s first Winter Olympic gold medal. Her popularity is such that millions rushed online to celebrate the freeski sensation, temporarily crashing China’s leading social media platform. Eileen’s pictures further broke the internet as fans continue to laud the Olympic champ. She is not only famous but also the most fashionable star athlete to look for at the Olympic Games this year. Aside from being a freeski star, Eileen is also a model. Last year, the American-born was signed by Victoria’s Secret to be a new face of the brand. At only 18, she has already represented big fashion houses including Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, Gucci and more. Her popularity has risen before she even competed in the Winter Olympics. She also turned heads at the 2021 Met Gala with her bubble dress. Talking about sports achievements, Eileen reached her first World Cup podium in skiing by the age of 15. She also won two gold medals in big air and halfpipe at the Lausanne 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games. Take a look at the glamorous pictures of the freestyle skier and model. (All photos: Eileen Gu/ Instagram)

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet

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Who is Eileen Gu? Meet the freestyle skier and model whose Winter Olympics gold broke the internet – Photogallery

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