July 12, 2019 at 11:55 am PDT | by Mariah Cooper
Gus Kenworthy and boyfriend Matthew Wilkas split

Gus Kenworthy and Matthew Wilkas. (Photo via Instagram)

Olympic freeskier Gus Kenworthy and his boyfriend Matthew Wilkas have split after nearly four years.

“Gus and Matt are taking time apart,” a rep for the couple told People. “They love and support each other and remain close friends.”

According to Page Six, a source reveals that the couple “drifted apart.” They reportedly split right before the Fourth of July. Page Six also reports that Wilkas has already been seen on Grindr.

Kenworthy, 27, and Wilkas, 41, met on Instagram in 2015 and began dating in November 2015. The couple made history when cameras caught them kissing at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea in 2014. It was the first gay kiss involving an Olympian to be televised.

They shared Birdie, a Jindo/Labrador mix, who they saved from a dog meat farm in South Korea.

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