"I don't know how to explain this feeling. I'm just happy. It's amazing. We prepared the whole year. We had a lot of fans from Switzerland. I hope I will never lose the fun in the sport," 19-year-old Eiholzer told reporters.
"It's unbelievable. Didn't expect it. We were behind them all the time," added Betschart, also 19.
The pair helped Switzerland claim their seventh gold medal of the Games, leaving them fifth in the current standings.