Gus Kenworthy, from Telluride, Colorado, is a 2014 Olympic silver medalist who was part of a U.S. slopestyle sweep.
Kenworthy gained attention after rescuing a mother dog and her four stray puppies in Sochi, Russia.
He contended in both halfpipe and slopestyle in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Other interesting facts:
- Born in London to a British mother and American father.
- Competes in all three free skiing disciplines: halfpipe, big air and slopestyle.
- Won seven consecutive Association of Freeskiing Professionals titles from 2011 to 2017