Anatomy Of A Victory Through Pics: Red Gerard Is Golden In Slopestyle Snowboarding

Feb. 11, 2018, 1:34 a.m. (ET)

With a score of 87.16 on his final run, 17-year-old Red Gerard vaulted from last place to win Team USA's first gold medal -- and first medal, period -- of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018. Relive Gerard's gold-medal moment in three parts.

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Part I: The Run

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Part II: The Finish

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard competes in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard reacts after competing in the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Part III: The Celebration

Gold medalist Red Gerard (R) celebrates with silver medalist Max Parrot of Canada after the men’s snowboard slopestyle final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Red Gerard reacts during the victory ceremony for men’s snowboard slopestyle at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Gold medalist Red Gerard celebrates at the victory ceremony for the men's slopestyle snowboarding final at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

(L-R) Max Parrot of Canada, Red Gerard and Mark McMorris of Canada pose during the victory ceremony for men’s snowboard slopestyle at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

(L-R) Max Parrot of Canada, Red Gerard and Mark McMorris of Canada pose during the victory ceremony for men’s snowboard slopestyle at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 at Phoenix Snow Park on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.