By Amy Sinatra Ayres | vetstreet.com
U.S. silver medal winning freeskier Gus Kenworthy and puppies that arrive in U.S. this weekThe U.S. skier's biggest prize from last month's Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, arrived in New York on Wednesday with Kenworthy's friend, Robin Macdonald.
The silver medalist fell in love with a litter of four puppies who he found on Sochi's streets, and vowed to bring them and their mom home to Colorado. He made headlines when he posted photos of them on Twitter just before his freestyle skiing events.
Sadly, one of the four puppies passed away earlier this week after getting sick in a shelter in Sochi. Macdonald brought the other three puppies, their mom and one additional stray home to the U.S. "We are all ok, and made it to America! A big thanks to the best 5 travel companions one could ask for," Macdonald Tweeted on Wednesday. Kenworthy met the group in New York, and the pups will travel with him to his home in Colorado after making an appearance on the Today show this morning. - Read it at Today
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