Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP
Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP

Eileen Gu wins China’s first Winter X Games gold as Beijing 2022 countdown begins

  • Teen ski star wins China’s first Winter X Games gold in the Superpipe before becoming best rookie in 20 years with Slopestyle win
  • US-born freestyle skier, also known as Gu Ailing, decided to compete for China in 2019 ahead of next year’s Olympics

Topic |   Beijing Winter Olympics 2022
Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP
Winter X Games rookie Eileen Gu holds her two gold medals and one bronze after winning the women’s ski slopestyle final at the 2021 Winter X Games. Photo: Kelsey Brunner/The Aspen Times via AP
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