Gold medal skier Alex Bilodeau on his special needs brother: 'He's so proud'

Mike Blake / Reuters

Mike Blake / Reuters

When Canadian freestyle skier Alex Bilodeau took home the second gold medal of his career on Monday night in Sochi, he celebrated with a brotherly embrace that warmed hearts the world over.

Bilodeau’s brother Frederic, who has cerebral palsy, gripped him tight as the two jumped up and down in celebration after Alex, 26, became the first athlete to win back-to-back gold medals in moguls, having also won the event in 2010 in Vancouver. Alex dedicated his gold medal to Frederic, who has served as his inspiration throughout his career. Continue reading...

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