“Just being able to even come to the Olympics is something that is really impressive, and facing a loss or pressure is part of sports,” Eileen Gu says. Photo: Reuters
“Just being able to even come to the Olympics is something that is really impressive, and facing a loss or pressure is part of sports,” Eileen Gu says. Photo: Reuters

Winter Olympics: Eileen Gu jumps to defence of ‘really amazing’ figure skater Zhu Yi after winning big air gold

  • Freestyle skier says falling is a part of sport and just reaching the Olympics should be celebrated
  • Zhu has come under fire for falling during her routines in the short programme team event

“Just being able to even come to the Olympics is something that is really impressive, and facing a loss or pressure is part of sports,” Eileen Gu says. Photo: Reuters
“Just being able to even come to the Olympics is something that is really impressive, and facing a loss or pressure is part of sports,” Eileen Gu says. Photo: Reuters
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