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KUSA - A family of puppies from Sochi is on the way to Denver Sunday night.

Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy made it his mission to bring the strays home.

They made it to New York late last week and are now on a flight to Colorado. It is expected to arrive late Sunday night.

Kenworthy's friend Robin MacDonald is traveling with the pups.

MacDonald plans to keep one of the puppies. Kenworthy will keep another, and his family will adopt the others.

(KUSA-TV © 2014 Multimedia Holdings Corporation)

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