An Olympic Update

The Olympics are under way and America has struggled a bit with medal standings. Currently, Germany is leading in gold metals with 9 so far, and 17 total, but Norway leads in total medals with 22 medals. America is in 5th place with 5 gold medals and only 9 total medals. Four out of the five gold medals are in snowboarding, and one is in skiing. Shaun White became the oldest snowboarder to win a gold medal, at age 31. He is also the first snowboarder to win 3 gold medals. Nonetheless, USA isn’t giving up with out a fight, and they will continue striving to get gold.

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