February 27, 2014
Vic Wild and his wife, Alena Zavarzina, clutch the Russian flag moments after Wild won his first gold medal at the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 19. Wild, originally of White Salmon, is the first American-born athlete to compete for Russia and took another gold medal in the Parallel Slalom on Feb. 22. Zarvarzina also took the bronze in women’s Parallel Giant Slalom.
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White Salmon has produced some amazing things over the years and now it can add "gold-medal-winning Olympian" to that list.