Eileen Gu Quotes: The youngest Olympic champion in freestyle skiing

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Eileen Feng Gu is an Olympic freestyle skier in halfpipe, slopestyle, and big air events who has competed for China since 2019. At the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, she became the youngest Olympic champion in freestyle skiing, at age 18, capturing the gold medal in big air.

Here are some Eileen Gu Quotes, she said after winning the first gold Olympic medal.

Eileen Gu Quotes

Eileen Gu Quotes, The youngest Olympic champion in freestyle skiing

Read here Eileen Gu Quotes, she said after winning her first gold medal in Beijing Olympic.

1. “I definitely feel just as American as I am Chinese.”

2. “I’m American when I am in the US and I’m Chinese when I’m in China.”

3. “I’m fully American and look and speak the way I do. Nobody can deny I’m American. When I go to China, nobody can deny I’m Chinese because I’m fluent in the language and culture and completely identify as such.”

4. “I’ve always been super outspoken in my gratitude to the US and to the US team as well. They have been nothing but supportive to me, and for that, I am forever grateful.”

5. “We are all out here together pushing the human limit.”

6. “I’m fluent culturally in both. I have family coming from Beijing, my mother grew up in Beijing.”

7. “I’ve been very outspoken about my gratitude to both the US and China for making me the person who I am.”

8. “That was the best moment of my life. The happiest moment, day, whatever — of my life. I just cannot believe what just happened.”

Quotes by Eileen Gu after winning the first gold medal

9. “That was a trick I have never done before, had never attempted before. Yes, I’ve thought about it a lot, but to put it down on my third run in the first Olympic Freeski final in history means the world to me.”

10. “Even if I didn’t land it, I felt it would send a message out to the world and hopefully encourage more girls to break their own boundaries.”

11. “That was my biggest goal going into my last run. I reminded myself to have fun and enjoy the moment and that, no matter what, I was so grateful to even have this opportunity to even be here.”

12. “It’s a big honor when athletes from different sports, you know, especially if more widely known sports like tennis come paying attention to smaller sports like freeskiing.”

13. “I think it gives us an amazing platform to hopefully spread our small sport to the rest of the world.”

14. “I really skied my best today. I could not have done better.”

15. “It was insane. I gave it all I had and I’m so happy to have come away with a medal. It’s the best present for sure.”

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