Eileen Gu Won an ESPY for Breakthrough Athlete and The Internet Got Angry Again

July 21, 2022

Eileen Gu, the 18-year-old Olympic gold medalist, made headlines Wednesday night when ESPN awarded her the Best Breakthrough Athlete award at the ESPYs. (Gu also won the award for Best Athlete, Women’s Action Sports.) And once again, those headlines drew controversy largely comprised of anti-China sentiment. SKI