What’re Olympic freeskiers up to now that their events are finished?

What’re Olympic freeskiers up to now that their events are finished?

With all four Olympic freeskiing events in the books, it’s time for the competitors to return to their normal lives. Below, you’ll find a behind-the-scenes smattering of social media posts that reveals what exactly these Olympians have planned, post-Pyeongchang.

Men’s Slopestyle Results
Women’s Slopestyle Results
Men’s Halfpipe Results
Women’s Halfpipe Results


Gus Kenworthy is rescuing puppies, again. Bring ’em all home, Gus!

This morning Matt and I had a heart-wrenching visited to one of the 17,000 dog farms here in South Korea. Across the country there are 2.5 million dogs being raised for food in some of the most disturbing conditions imaginable. Yes, there is an argument to be made that eating dogs is a part of Korean culture. And, while don't personally agree with it, I do agree that it's not my place to impose western ideals on the people here. The way these animals are being treated, however, is completely inhumane and culture should never be a scapegoat for cruelty. I was told that the dogs on this particular farm were kept in "good conditions" by comparison to other farms. The dogs here are malnourished and physically abused, crammed into tiny wire-floored pens, and exposed to the freezing winter elements and scorching summer conditions. When it comes time to put one down it is done so in front of the other dogs by means of electrocution sometimes taking up to 20 agonizing minutes. Despite the beliefs of the Korean public at large, these dogs are no different from the ones we call pets back home. Some of them were even pets at one time and were stolen or found and sold into the dog meat trade. Luckily, this particular farm (thanks to the hard work of the Humane Society International and the cooperation of a farmer who's seen the error of his ways) is being permanently shut down and all 90 of the dogs here will be brought to the US and Canada where they'll find their fur-ever homes. I adopted the sweet baby in the first pic (we named her Beemo) and she'll be coming to the US to live with me as soon as she's through with her vaccinations in a short couple of weeks. I cannot wait to give her the best life possible! There are still millions of dogs here in need of help though (like the Great Pyrenees in the 2nd pic who was truly the sweetest dog ever). I'm hoping to use this visit as an opportunity to raise awareness to the inhumanity of the dog meat trade here in Korea and the plight of dogs everywhere, including back home in the US where millions of dogs are in need of loving homes! Go to @hsiglobal's page to see how you can help. #dogsarefriendsnotfood #adoptdontshop ❤️🐶

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Halfpipe bronze medalist Nico Porteus is enjoying his time in the spotlight.

I’m living in the coolest dream right now!!! @zoisynnott @olympics

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Halfpipe gold medalist Cassie Sharpe is blowing kisses.

Halfpipe silver medalist Marie Martinod is headed back home to France.

Flying back home 🇫🇷 😊

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Byron Wells is reflecting on his connection with brothers Jossi, Beau-James and Jackson.

This photo hits the feels pretty hard. #BrothersKeepers

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Maggie Voisin is enjoying the ride.

Enjoying the ride✌🏼#pyeongchang2018 || 📷: @car0line_claire

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Slopestyle gold medalist Øystein Bråten is being welcomed home with open arms.

For en velkomst! 🛬 Tusen takk 🙏🏼🇳🇴

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Slopestyle silver medalist Nick Goepper is reveling in the Olympic experience.

Slopestyle bronze medalist Alex Beaulieu-Marchand is hoping to inspire the next generation of slopestyle skiers.

Henrik Harlaut is back in the park.

Slopestyle gold medalist Sarah Hoefflin is preparing for the media whirlwind.

Slopestyle bronze medalist Isabel Atkin is looking forward to the spring ski season.

Katie Summerhayes is riding in style.

How the British roll 📸: @jamie_matthew15

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Fabian Bösch is skating home…



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