Olympic Gold Medalist Jamie Anderson Surprised by Family on 'Ellen'

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistFebruary 18, 2014

via TheEllenShow on YouTube

American Jamie Anderson took home the gold medal in the snowboarding slopestyle at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, so she is a hot topic back in the United States.

When she returned back to the United States, Anderson made an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show for her first interview since completing her rise to fame. As DeGeneres usually does, she gave her guest a few memorable gifts.

The Olympics—including the preparationconsume a lot of an athlete's time. Spending time with family and friends can be tough for the Olympians, but luckily DeGeneres was able to provide a family reunion on her show: 

Anderson certainly earned this wonderful surprise.

[TheEllenShow, h/t Yahoo! Sports]

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