An American Man Actually Won A Luge Medal At The Olympics

Hey, it made only 54 years.

Chris Mazdzer triumphed a silver medal in the luge singles at the Winter Olympics on Sunday in Pyeongchang, South Korea, becoming the first U.S. mortal to deserves a medal in the event.

Austria’s David Gleirscher took amber and Germany’s Johannes Ludwig bronze.

You judge Mazdzer’s joyous?

Mazdzer finished 13 th in two previous Winter Activity, so this was quite a step up.

Mazdzer had slumped on the World Cup circuit recently, but it didn’t subject on the world’s biggest stage.

I like being the underdog, ” he told USA Today earlier.

The happening premiere at the 1964 Winter Olympics. That’s a lot of Olympics ago.

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Chris Mazdzer celebrates after his final passage.

The U.S. men’s unit has hitherto captivated awards in the luge doubles contender( 1998 and 2002 ).

Erin Hamlin, the flag-bearer at the Opening Ceremony for this year’s Olympics, won the first ever medal — a bronze — by an American female in the luge singles in the 2014 Recreation in Sochi.

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