On the Olympics, team USA racking up medals. It was a great start for American athletes. Adam Rippon’s third-place finish ignited outrage on social media while Mirai Nagasu became the first American woman to ever complete a triple axel at the Winter Games.
It all began with 17-year-old red Gerard and 27-year-old Jamie Anderson, both will be taking home gold medals in the men and women snowboard slopestyle competition. Mirai Nagasu who became the first American women to ever complete a triple Axel in the women’s competition. She made history.
Adam Rippon helped his team to the braze and he did raise eyebrows because he placed third behind two competitors who both fell on the ice. He even knows his performance was rock solid as it was to less difficulty.
Most of the people on social media stated that Adam Rippon was robbed. It, not the end here, there are the lot more to come over the next few weeks.