Feb. 11, 2018, 11 a.m. (ET)

Chris Mazdzer made history Sunday night at the Alpensia Sliding Centre in PyeongChang. Steady sliding throughout the competition -- including a then-track record time of 47.534 seconds in his third run -- helped Mazdzer secure a silver medal and become the first American man to medal in singles luge. Relive his historic night through photos.

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Sliding Toward History

Chris Mazdzer slides in a training session for the men's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 8, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer in action during the men's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 10, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer slides during the men's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 10, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer slides during the men's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Do It For The Fans

Fans of Chris Mazdzer react following his third run during the luge men's singles at the Olympic WInter Games PyeongChnag 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Fans of Chris Mazdzer, including his girlfriend Mara Marian (C), react following his third run during the luge men's singles at the Olympic WInter Games PyeongChnag 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Fans of Chris Mazdzer react following his third run during the luge men's singles at the Olympic WInter Games PyeongChnag 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer celebrates with his girlfriend Mara Marian after winning the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Time To Celebrate

Chris Mazdzer reacts following his track-record run during the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChnag 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer reacts following his track-record run during the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChnag 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

Chris Mazdzer celebrates winning the silver medal in the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChnang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

(L-R) Chris Mazdzer,  David Gleirscher and Johannes Ludwig react as they watch the final run of Felix Loch in the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.  

 

(L-R) Chris Mazdzer,  David Gleirscher and Johannes Ludwig celebrate after watching the final run of Felix Loch in the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.  

 

Chris Mazdzer celebrates winning the silver medal in the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChnang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.

 

(L-R) Chris Mazdzer, David Gleirscher and Johannes Ludwig celebrate at the flower ceremony following the luge men's singles at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Feb. 11, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea.