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Socialympics: Meet the U.S. athletes who medalled today

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With still a week to go until competition begins at the Sochi Olympics (some events start Feb. 6, before the Feb. 7 opening ceremony), Team USA may not realize that the pressure is already on. We’re declaring the 2014 Socialympics officially open! Here are the U.S. athletes that medalled for Jan. 30 (eligibility began at 5 p.m. ET the previous night.)

EVENT: TRAVEL

Gold: Bobsledder Nick Cunningham

Silver: Tie: Slopestyle skiers Nick Goepper and Gus Kenworthy

Bronze: Short track speed skater Kyle Carr

EVENT: Posing in front of the Ralph Lauren sign at team processing in Munich (where athletes pick up their swag before heading to Sochi)

Gold: Slopestyle snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg (for the caption, really)

Silver: Slopestyle skier Julia Krass

“Team processing! Can’t wait to rock these at opening ceremonies! #TEAMUSA @maggie_voisin”

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