Beijing 2022 Olympics: Eileen Gu reflects on swapping US for China, from receiving death threats to inspiring a new generation

//Beijing 2022 Olympics: Eileen Gu reflects on swapping US for China, from receiving death threats to inspiring a new generation

Beijing 2022 Olympics: Eileen Gu reflects on swapping US for China, from receiving death threats to inspiring a new generation

Nearly two years since opting to compete for China over the US – and as preparations for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games ramp up – freeski prodigy Eileen Gu Ailing has absolutely no regrets.Born in San Francisco, California to an American father and Chinese mother, the now 17-year-old changed her national affiliation aged 15. She has since gone on a medal rampage, winning two 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games golds, China’s first two golds at this year’s X-Games (making history as the first…

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