Top 10 Moments from the Winter Olympics

The Winter Olympics in 2018 was definitely one for the books!

Brody Cameron , Staff

This year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang was filled with exciting moments that will certainly go down in the lore of Olympic history. So we here at Highlands Nest decided to do a list of top 10 moments from Pyeongchang.

10) Austrian alpine skiier Marcel Hirscher wins two more golds in the giant and combined slaloms, going dowm as one of the greatest skiiers in Olympic history

9) Red Gerrard wins gold in slopestyle skiing for the US at only 17 years of age

8) German Madrazo from Mexico shows pride for his country, despite finishing last in cross country skiing

7) Nigeria becomes the first African country send a bobsleigh team to the Olympics

6) US wins first medal in curling, and it’s a gold

5) Chloe Kim wins gold at only 17 years of age in snowboarding (sound familiar?)

4) US women’s hockey team wins gold while getting revenge on Canada

3) The Closing Ceremony

2) Shaun White redeems himself and wins his 3rd gold medal

1) Ester Ledecka of the Czech Republic perpetrates the upset of the century, a snowboarder ranked 66th in skiing wins gold in the slalom skiing event


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