Skier Gu Eileen, 15, became the first naturalized Chinese player to win an international gold medal in the women's slopestyle event at the Australian New Zealand Cup on Saturday.
Gu finished the game with 240.00 points at the top, while Andrews Ruby of New Zealand and Yang Shuorui of China took the silver and bronze medals with 192.00 and 144.00 points respectively.
Gu Eileen represents the U.S. in the FIS Free Ski World Cup 2019 Slopestyle Event in Seiser Alm, Italy, January 25, 2019. /VCG Photo
On June 6, Gu announced on Weibo that she was officially a Chinese citizen, becoming the first naturalized Chinese skiing player.
(Cover photo via VCG)
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