Seventeen-year-old Red Gerard brought the USA its first gold medal of the Olympics in Slopestyle Snowboarding, while Chris Mazdzer won silver in the men's singles category in Luge.
TEAMS are ranked in the Winter Olympic medal table using the "gold first" system. Two medals for team US isn't enough to move them towards the top of the medal count table though. The country topped Biathlon with two gold medals and Ski Jumping with one.
Russian Federation finished atop the medals table at their home Games in Sochi 2014, bagging 11 golds in total.
The United States now sits fifth in the ranking of total medals, having won a gold and a silver medal.
The IOC does not consider its sorting of nations as an official system and in the United States of America medal tables are published by the total number of medals won.
An Olympic champion who was able to defend her gold from the 2014 Sochi Games was Jamie Anderson, who prevailed against the elements and the rest of the field in the women's snowboarding slopestyle event. Simen Hegstad Krueger won gold with a time of one hour, 16 minutes and 20 seconds, Martin Johnsrud Sundby took home silver at 1:16:28, and Hans Christer Holund captured bronze at 1:16:30.
Team USA is finally on the board and has won some medals.
The ambitious target for PyeongChang 2018 for Team GB is four medals again, although that is the minimum and the maximum target is an unprecedented 10 podiums.
The United States has picked up its first gold medal in the PyeongChang Winter Olympics being held in South Korea, but in terms of total number of medals won, the nation is lagging several places behind Norway, who is leading all nations with eight.
Ski and snowboard has been set an individual target of 2-3 medals - the highest of any individual discipline. The sender of the email offers to pay $350 a week to display Olympic material on a vehicle.
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