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Gus Kenworthy

Silver medal winner Gus Kenworthy of the United States celebrates after his finish in the men's ski slopestyle final at the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Source: AP Photo/Gero Breloer) Silver medal winner Gus Kenworthy of the United States celebrates after his finish in the men's ski slopestyle final at the 2014 Winter Olympics. (Source: AP Photo/Gero Breloer)

Gus Kenworthy

Event: Freestyle Skiing

Hometown: Telluride, CO

Gus Kenworthy was part of a U.S. slopestyle sweep in Sochi, winning a silver medal and gaining attention for adopting stray puppies.

In 2015, he came out with a simple message on Twitter saying, "I am gay," and received widespread support.

Kenworthy could compete in tow events in PyeongChang: slopestyle and halfpipe.

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