Four years ago, American freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy considered quitting the sport because he thought he was going to lose fans and sponsors for being himself.
Flash forward to the opening ceremony of Pyeongchang 2018 and the Sochi silver medallist walked into the Olympic stadium with Team USA as one of their first openly gay male Winter Olympic athletes.
“We’re here. We’re queer. Get used to it” was the message.