Hailing from Ohio, Red Gerard has been snowboarding ever since he was two years old. Continuing to pursue the sport into his teens, he eventually made it to the amateur ranks by 2011. Little did he know at the time that he would one day take home the gold medal at the Winter Olympics. Interested in learning more about the Olympic medalist? Be sure to stick around- we’ve got more awesome facts on him below.
Red Gerard Personal Facts – 2018 Update
Red, Red Gerard
Professional Skateboarder, Olympian
Red Gerard is best known for winning the gold medal at the slopestyle snowboarding event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Not only is he the youngest American to have medalled at the event, but he is also the first medalist born in the 2000’s.
Age – How Old is He?
He is 17 years old
Birthday/Date of Birth
His birthday is on June 29, 2000
Place of Birth/Hometown
Red Gerard was born in Ohio, though he currently lives in Silverthorne, Colorado, where he continues his training.
He is Caucasian
Red Gerard Height, Weight & Body Facts
How Tall – Height in Feet
He is 5’5 tall
How Tall – Height in Meters
He is 1.65 meters tall
Weight in Pounds
His current weight is approximately 116 pounds
Weight in Kilograms
His current weight is approximately 53 kg
His body measurements are unavailable at this time
His waist size is unknown
His shoe size has not been disclosed to the public
Is Red Gerard Currently in a Relationship?
From what we know, Red Gerard is currently single and not in a relationship.
Red Gerard’s Girlfriends
We do not have any information on Red Gerard’s previous relationships at this time.
The sixth of seven children, he has two sisters named Tieghan and Asher (both showed up in South Korea to cheer him on, as did the rest of his family)
Aside from his two sisters, he also has four brothers named Trevor, Malachi, Brendan, and Creighton. Of course, they are in PyeongChang to support him as well.
No, Red Gerard does not have any children.
At this time, information on his education history is not available. With that said, one thing is for sure- he has yet to graduate high school despite his recent achievements at the Winter Olympics!
The snowboarder has not gone to college (not surprising seeing as how he still has to finish up high school). For now, it’s unclear what his plans are after graduation.
For now, information on Red Gerard’s salary is unavailable.
Unfortunately, information on Red Gerard’s net worth is not available at this time
When he isn’t snowboarding (which is his greatest hobby), he enjoys playing golf
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Music Artists
Snowboarding and Golf are his favorite sports
Born on June 29, he is a Cancer
This information is currently unknown
This information is currently unknown
Red Gerard’s Social Media Accounts & Usernames
Red Gerard’s Instagram Username
Red Gerard’s Facebook Account
Red Gerard’s Youtube Channel
As far as we know, Red Gerard does not have his own YouTube channel
Red Gerard’s Twitter Username
Red Gerard’s Snapchat Username
Red Gerard is not active on Snapchat
Other Interesting Facts:
- He has been snowboarding ever since he was a toddler; by the time he was eleven, he already had a sponsorship with Burton, a well-known snowboarding company
- Despite having landed in 11th place after two forgettable runs, he managed to pull himself to the top with his final run at the 2018 Winter Games
- Born into a large family, he had a total of 18 people travel to South Korea to support him at the Winter Games
- He is the youngest male athlete from the U.S. to have medalled at the Winter Olympic Games since the late 1920’s
- After securing gold with his stellar run down the slopes, he dropped an F-bomb on live TB
- His family built a terrain park in their background, where he grew up honing his skills
- Growing up, he never aspired to win the Olympics; instead, he was more into the X Games and Dew Tour
- Due to his on-the-road lifestyle, he hasn’t attended a “real school” since he was thirteen; instead, he takes classes online