Red cutting the ribbon Former Olympian, Red Gerard, along with Copper Mountain in Colorado have come together to open Red’s Backyard, a free hike park. What started as an idea between brothers in their backyard a few years ago has now become bigger than ever expected. Red and his brother, Kai came to Silverthorne, Colorado from Cleveland, Ohio and immediately took […]
The winter Olympic athletes were at the White House this weekend, at the invitation of the President, to celebrate their achievements in PyeongChang. The highlight of the day had to be Red Gerard, being, well, Red Gerard. When asked by the President to say a few words, he replied: “Dude, you can’t put me on the spot like this!”.
Red Gerard posted a video to his Facebook page showing the months leading up to him winning Gold in PyeongChang last week. Lots of traveling, practicing, having fun and lots of riding. The longest / fastest 2 and 1/2 months of my life. I traveled to 4 countries, did 7 contest and ended up with a spot to compete in Korea […]
In his first press conference after winning gold in the snowboard slopestyle, 17-year old Coloradan Red Gerard is pretty chill. Commenting on his family members shotgunning beers, he casually talks about receiving Snapchats the morning of his run and finally ‘getting’ that the Olympics are a pretty big deal. Yoohoo… this young guy is cool, we hope he stays that […]
It didn’t take long for Silverthorne, Summit County, CO to go from silver to gold following Red Gerard’s winning run in the snowboard slopestyle. Why’s that? Because at some point Saturday night or Sunday, the sign welcoming drivers into Silverthorne from the eastbound Interstate 70 at exit 205 was changed to read: “Welcome to Goldthorne.” It was in honor of […]