Women's champions! Medals mix-up for United States of America curlers

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The team of "rejects" was led by John Shuster who had been cut by USA Curling after a disappointing performance in Sochi in 2014.

In Canada, Homer and Marge's team also crush the Swedish curling team to claim victory.

The U.S. Men's Curling Team stunned Sweden early Saturday morning in South Korea to win the first gold medal for the U.S.in curling, and just hours later many who watched that historic event on television took to the curling ice themselves for the very first time in Whitestown.

Shuster's team did it again in the semifinals.

The team put in the request on Saturday.

Team USA's upset of Sweden in the gold medal game in South Korea shook the curling world, just as it forced viewers to shake their heads periodically to stave off sleep. But things went downhill from there.

US skip John Shuster's son led a rousing chant of "USA!"

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Four years later, Shuster went back to the Olympics but played so badly that he had to bench himself. In the bronze medal game, Canada takes on the Czech Republic in a round robin rematch.

John Gress/ReutersAfter being cut from USA Curling, Shuster stopped eating pizza 3-4 times per week and lost 35 pounds, according to Geoff Calkins of USA Today.

Roach said one of the most special parts of belonging to the curling community is knowing how hard guys like United States of America. "We're just super excited for the opportunities that it's going to bring to us". Entering the tournament, Canada had reached the gold medal match at five straight Olympics, winning the past three.

Shuster was cut by USA Curling.

"From the day the 2014 Olympics came to an end, every single day was with this journey in mind", said Shuster, adding he was inspired by the tale of United States speed skating great Dan Jansen who broke a 10-year curse to finally win Olympic gold in his last race at Lillehammer in 1994. USA Curling invited Shuster and his teammates back into the fold.

To be fair, in the history of embarrassing moments, it's really not bad - at least they've got an amusing anecdote to go along with their spotlight moment. "This is our squad". Most notably was Simpsons writer, Rob LaZebnik, reminding viewers that this wasn't Team USA's first win against Sweden...at a Winter Olympics.

'While there are no seats now available for upgrades, we are working with our employee teams to celebrate their gold-medal achievement ahead of departure and in flight'. They could've very easily gone with Canada or Russian Federation or another country taking the silver.

Sweden will be represented by the Niklas Edin team that was defeated by Team U.S.A.in the gold medal final at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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