Figure skater Eric Radford has qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics.
He’ll be heading to Pyeongchang, South Korea in February with skating partner Meagan Duhamel for his second Winter Olympics event, although this will be his first as an openly gay man after coming out in 2014.
The pair qualified for the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday with a win at the Canadian national championships. They came seventh in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics, and a year later won the World Championships together.
Eric is the second openly gay figure skater to qualify for the major sporting event, after 28-year-old Adam Rippon became the first ever out gay man from the United States to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
It’s expected that Eric and Adam will also be joined by out freeskier Gus Kenworthy, who came out back in 2015.
In June last year, Eric announced on Instagram that he had proposed to his partner Luis Fenero, writing: “I’ve learned that the best things in life have a level of simplicity to them… loving him is simple and beautiful.”
Meanwhile, Olympic medalist Gus Kenworthy has said that he will refuse an invitation to the White House while Donald Trump is president, if he is invited.
The freestyle skier is expected to head to South Korea next year for the 2018 Winter Olympics, but has no intention of meeting the 45th President of the United States afterwards.
Traditionally, Team USA are invited to the White House after the competition to be congratulated for their achievements.
“I have no interest in faking support,” Gus told TIME when asked if he’d attend. “I don’t want to go shake his hand.”
The openly gay snow sports star feels an obligation to push back against the current administration, especially when Trump is attempting to bar transgender people from serving in the military.
“That is just a direct attack on the LGBT community,” he said. “It shows more courage to leave the house as a trans person than Trump has ever had to show.”
The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in Pyeongchang in South Korea from 9-25 February.