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Sage Kotsenburg’s gold prompts Twitter shock, delight


Few predicted that U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg would win the first-ever gold medal in snowboard slopestyle, but from the look of things, just about everyone was happy for him. has a fantastic gallery of the best bits from social media. Here are some of the highlights:

@sagekotsenburg could anyone better have won the Olympics. What a boss. YEAh Sage!!! Haha

— Aimee Fuller (@aimee_fuller) February 8, 2014

@sagekotsenburg just got gold!!!Holy cow, this is amazing!!!

— Keri Herman (@KeriHerman) February 8, 2014

Even Kotsenburg’s opponents were complimentary:

Naturally, Kotsenburg also took to Twitter to express his excitement.

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