AUDIO: 2018 Winter Olympics US Gold Medalist Hero Red Gerard

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Friday, February 16th

AUDIO: 2018 Winter Olympics US Gold Medalist Hero Red Gerard

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Olympic gold medalist. Reds are are joins us read thanks for taking the time man walk us through your mind set your mentality before that final run they got you the gold. Here effort sure it's been betrayed you wanna. It was just loud the first two runs really windy days the first your arm to win a sponsor Bernard. Channing got a little break in the third on ledges tucked in judging on the dollar got to say it's really want to let Iran and it just Shannon. Working afternoon and a. You know since other and I was just talking about that read there's there's land Iran and then there's. You know you don't look at someone like Khloe Kim who is your rage but someone who had thirteen. Was too young to make the Olympics even though she could have the expectation was for her to win. But it wasn't where a huge so I guess that's the mindset were were looking at right now is you're just gonna have a good run annexing you know you have gold around your neck so. Kind of take us through that of you're expected awards what was your expectation. When you got to the tune to these Olympics. I mean that every content scientists and managers at I can't say channel and earned and I also. I just looked it makes finals and and after that I mean. I'm Croatia with everything and iChat to think just. Things like too much. Communities and that is an area makes final sum okay untreated so. Not that I don't. And as final and Iran which. So red. And since you now now your gold medal and I've been doing and also it's a work obviously a sense then. How do you sort of compartmentalize that get together for you still have another event impeded. Yeah for sure that the plan then. Trade the immunize our little a flew back to LA. Like a day after the contest. Ten and that stood at New York the next day and I'll market slide back to courier outlet airports. So in its being traded that. I'm actually I don't really look at my socialist too big of a big error rider on the big areas relatively Neil H much practice so. I meant chill out and should still be won their practice in just chatted you know you do Alibaba. Suu Kyi could do again now just legislate what you won the gold in and such a great story I know I know you're from are Rocky River I'm rob from the all while myself willow what are. Ohio but I know you at seven you went to Colorado you travel with the US team but. Tell us again for those that may not have heard why you or your dad was so excited that you got a tweet from. Oh yeah actually from the Cleveland Browns actually got an email in the clear about saying that they wanted to make New Jersey. That there. So he he's been just like them that all right and just like opportunities yet in getting that. Most of the biggest one to amnesty at the Cleveland wrapped. Sham. The browns and Bernie colors are treated as well I mean that's just didn't throw fear yes I'm sure dad was very happy you got the gold but. Yes you do all you wasn't happier that the browns were tweeting him I hope not. And I think yeah I was beyond that in spite horse like double eagle there. What about you read what's the biggest sites taxi you've gotten from somebody were you thought holy cow man I can't believe they even know I am. Uniter earlier to elect in my charging much donuts say you know one that kind means it means Fox News. I'm in the last Korea's dosage to outsmart or that I've been connection with and it. Two and all that that's that's just been a pretty important one and it's cool to know. The economic everything last. So what what 22 year or so far what has changed the most as a seventeen year old Olympic. Gold medalists were has changed the most in your life. Where change emotional highlight has probably been jumping on a flight the next city go to LA at York. Was predictor Indian thing going on Jimmy Kimble as well. Campbell as well. Was wild and it mean it's just electric each. It senior before already have headphones and when you're doing Iran's what do you listen in demand. I actually don't listen to music sometime Dulles music at the top but. I find it to British acting near Mara to listen to music just you know officer so there's too much or prompt. They just have the earphones in case some ought to talk to just make you think I can listen to music soon after talks on. Exactly you know she didn't not mint it's not super currently up there are great a something him in Arabic to let everyone know. At saint think. I mean it's it's known Dick Cheney think issued script I don't know world expand scanner. Thought it would provide that we're also serious subject all the pitched or all of this that I just yeah I'd like to sit where we're actually now like that while special friend that there. Or she see a lot of the people back to an end and it took a note obviously are traveling with the US team a bit because of that you take your classes or school online so how much you see a lot of these people that you're competing against. Around the world. I mean I actually am I share more than my parents are much. So and that that's and edit it put. Eight months earlier on someone and it's a lot of traveling to out. I read are you are you saying that when you guys are up there and you Doggett says they actually given each other advice on all what you views seem when you're on your runs and helping each other through the process. Tapper sure I mean pick for a job better and I I looked at the person that's shopping yeah I answer that that so lots that state. People are there not something or or Allred ensure each other and I am open opened and on it certainty that we may still. Ours are gonna Roger aren't Olympic gold medalist in men's. Slopes style snowboard anyone who wins the gold seventeen years old a lot of talk Khloe Kim winning that gold she talks a lot about the junk food that cheats and stuff. You know it's been so long even since my kids were seventy let alone be being seventeen what your junk sort of choice. It my job situation I actually can't know that they're right out there are some girls are thought they street can't change things but I love Currie those breeders are Meghann. There you go okay good enough for us we got a problem that bandanna. And red knights were taken the time to join as man congratulations Basil look on on continuing success in the Olympics thanks right. Are they so much and given to us bank.
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