Lauren O'Neil - Wednesday Feb. 19, 2014 16:39 ET

Snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg gets Olympic medal made of bacon

Meat company turns bacon-loving snowboarder's fantasy into reality

Sage Kotsenburg and bacon medal
After snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg famously tweeted that he wished Sochi's gold medals were made of bacon, a U.S. meat company ran with the idea.

After winning the first gold medal of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, American snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg has been getting quite the taste of fame in recent weeks -- and apparently, it tastes a lot like bacon.

Comments on this story are moderated. Comments will appear immediately but may be removed if they violate our Submission Guidelines. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then.

Submission Policy

Note: The CBC does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comments, you acknowledge that the CBC has the right to reproduce, broadcast and publicize those comments or any part thereof in any manner whatsoever. Please note that comments are moderated and published according to our submission guidelines.