Why Chinese Americans Are Talking About Eileen Gu

The critical crossfire Ms. Gu has faced has implications that go far beyond the Olympic slopes, Chinese Americans say. And some see themselves in the duality she has embraced.

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At Olympics, Nathan Chen and Other American Chinese Asked to Pick a Side

American athletes of Chinese descent at the Games are targets of patriotic and even nationalistic sentiment from both countries: sometimes adoring, sometimes hostile.

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Who Is the Real China? Eileen Gu or the Chained Woman?

The women’s starkly different circumstances — celebrated vs. silenced — reflect that to the Chinese state everyone is a tool that serves a purpose until it does not.

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Eileen Gu Takes Silver in Slopestyle

Mathilde Gremaud of Switzerland won the slopestyle competition, with Kelly Sildaru of Estonia third.

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Eileen Gu Wins Gold in Big Air Freestyle Skiing

She faced stiff competition from Tess Ledeux of France. Gu and Ledeux have both won major big air competitions this winter.

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Olympics 2022: Athletes and Rivalries to Watch in Beijing

The difference between gold and silver might come down to these head-to-head matchups.

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Eileen Gu Is China’s Freestyle Hope for the Olympics

Born in San Francisco, she’ll compete in the Olympics for China, her mother’s native country. Can an 18-year-old freeskier be all things to all people in a fractured world?

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Olympians Face a Daunting Final Qualifying Event: Avoiding Covid

For athletes going to Beijing, years of sacrifice could go to waste if they get the coronavirus now. To avoid it, they’re hunkering down, shunning friends and skipping competitions.

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Olympians Face a Daunting Final Qualifying Event: Staying Healthy

For athletes going to Beijing, years of sacrifice could go to waste if they get the coronavirus now. To avoid it, they’re hunkering down, shunning friends and skipping competitions.

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Victoria’s Secret Swaps Angels for ‘What Women Want.’ Will They Buy It?

The embattled lingerie giant is attempting the most extreme brand turnaround in recent memory: an effort not just to redefine itself but also the very idea of what “sexy” is.

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The Freestyle Ski Star Eileen Gu Has a Warning About TikTok Diets

The skier, who is competing in the World Cup in Aspen, has some beauty and fitness tips, too.

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