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Here Is Adorable Badass Erica Wiebe Carrying Her Coach After She Won Gold

An inspiring, badass short story in photos.

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Erica Wiebe: The Canadian gold medallist in women's freestyle wrestling. This is her story.

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She came to Rio.

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She saw her opportunity to win.

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She conquered for Canada.

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She hugged her coach.

(Coach Paul Ragusa)
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(Coach Paul Ragusa)

She started picking up her coach.

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She picked up her coach.

Not the other way around.
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Not the other way around.

Coach is off the ground.

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Coach is on her shoulders.

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Coach is taken for a ride!

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Coach is proudly whizzing by on this free ride!!

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THEY ARE SOARING TOGETHER.

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Wiebe puts coach down, Canadian Olympic jacket on, gets very emotional at the podium.

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She did it.

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She did.

The end. Fuck yeah, Erica Wiebe!!!!
Twitter: @ericawiebe

The end. Fuck yeah, Erica Wiebe!!!!

CORRECTION

Erica's last name is Wiebe. A previous version misspelled it.