I am a native Austrian, so winning Winter Olympic medals is something i am totally used too. I cannot imagine how huge it is to win the first ever Olympics medal on snow for a country. Jenny Jones just did that for the UK.
British snowboarder Jenny Jones won the bronze medal in Snowboard Slopestyle. The discipline is one of the new competitions to premiere at the Sochi Olympics. 33-year-old Jenny Jones surprised with her run that got her the bronze medal. It is the first Olympics medal for the UK on a snow discipline. The UK won Olympics medal for Ice disciplines before. Read more details on Jenny Jones long journey to this sensational win on BBC.
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Below see a Tweet from Jenny Jones before she heads out to celebrate her medal. I guess she is still not back at her hotel room.
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The Sochi Olympics are the most expensive to date and will start on Feb. 7 with the secret opening ceremony. 2,500 athletes from 86 countries compete for the medals in 98 competitions at the Sochi Olympics.