The Russian snowboarder Vic Wild won gold in men's parallel slalom at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi on Saturday.

Wild beat Zan Kosir of Slovenia in the big final.

A Russian-American snowboarding love story

Vic Wild is an American-born snowboarder who now holds Russian citizenship and will compete for Russia in the Sochi Olympics. Born in Washington State, he decided to change his citizenship after falling in love with a Russian sportswoman. Read more>>>

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