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Red Gerard Reveals How He Got His Name

“Extra’s” Mario Lopez caught up with Olympic snowboarder Red Gerard at Universal Studios Hollywood after he won a gold medal at the Winter Olympics Games in PyeongChang.

Along with showing off his medal, the 17-year-old also revealed the story behind his name. He shared, “From what I’ve heard, when I was born, my face was really red when I came out.”

Red is about to head back to PyeongChang to compete for another medal in the Men’s Big Air event.

The Olympics are airing on NBC.

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