Who is Olympic star internet sensation Eileen Gu?

She was born in San Francisco in September 2003. She is the child of an American father and a Chinese mother

Gu maintained a deep connection to China even as she grew up American

Gu’s mom, Yan, raised her daughter alone in San Francisco. The two would often make summer trips to Beijing.

During the 2022 Beijing Olympic Winter Games is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help to promote the sport I love.

The San Francisco native won gold Tuesday at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in China

Gu choose to represent her mother’s native country by joining Team China at the Olympic Winter Games.

That was the best moment of my life. The happiest moment, day, whatever — of my life. I just cannot believe what just happened,

 China’s Twitter-like platform Weibo crashed as people celebrated her victory.