Notes: Taylor Morris, the third American competing in men's singles, finished 18th overall with a cumulative time of 3:12.547.
Then gradually, nearly inexplicably, the worm turned in the weeks that followed that emotional confession on January 21.
Chris Mazdzer slides during the men's singles luge at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 10, 2018 in PyeongChang, South Korea. "I don't know how to describe it".
Chris Mazdzer of United States brakes in the finish area after his second run in the men's luge at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. "I'm really lucky. When I kind of get mad and upset, my tendency is to work harder. So I was able to take other competitors' sleds down the tracks and see how it felt".
Roman Repilov, an Olympic Athlete from Russian Federation, was in third place entering the final two runs and faltered on his third run to allow Mazdzer to leapfrog him as well.
It was a tough break for Loch in PyeongChang, but that left open the opportunity for David Gleirscher to capture gold, and American Chris Mazdzer to win silver, marking the U.S.' first men's singles medal in the luge.
It lifted Mazdzer to second in the standings, while wiping the smile off Loch's face as he stood in the leaders' booth.
David Gleirscher of Austria, who passed Mazdzer on his final run, took gold, and Johannes Ludwig of Germany took bronze. But everything fell apart in the final run as Loch looked a shell of his self, unable to control his line down the hill.
"It was like a home track for me". Finland beat one of the Olympic favorites, Canada, at last year's world championships and led 1-0 after the first period but the USA scored twice in the second period and outshot Finland 23-5 en route to the win.
"In between runs, I was just hanging out with them".
His triumph had echoes of team mate Erin Hamlin's breakthrough four years ago in Sochi, when she became America's first individual Olympic luge medallist despite achieving little in the World Cup events prior to the Games.
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