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.
NBCOlympics.com 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
— Keri Herman (@KeriHerman) February 8, 2014
Even Kotsenburg’s opponents were complimentary:
Naturally, Kotsenburg also took to Twitter to express his excitement.