China’s Eileen Gu celebrates during a medal ceremony for the women’s freestyle skiing halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AP
China’s Eileen Gu celebrates during a medal ceremony for the women’s freestyle skiing halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AP

The Chinese athletes aiming to follow in Eileen Gu’s footsteps, as preparations begin for 2026 Winter Olympics

  • Almost a year after the Beijing Winter Games, the next generation of Chinese stars are being put through their paces in the Changbai Mountains
  • Cross-country skiiers, biathletes and snowboarders are training ahead of the Milan Games in three years

China’s Eileen Gu celebrates during a medal ceremony for the women’s freestyle skiing halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AP
China’s Eileen Gu celebrates during a medal ceremony for the women’s freestyle skiing halfpipe at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Photo: AP
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