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Eileen Gu is an original

8 mins | Feb 13, 2022
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And the world is going to have to deal with it. The San Francisco-born Olympian chose to represent China in the 2022 Beijing games, and after winning gold, she now has the two countries jostling to understand and claim her. Jerry Brewer reflects on how Eileen Gu has become "the quintessential athlete for an entangled Games — astonishing and complicated, able to provoke exaltation and conflict." But while this is all happening, the teen, thrust into stardom, is focusing on only one thing: more medals.
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