- U.S. snowboarder Chloe Kim won the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe with ease.
- Kim’s first run was dominant enough to win her the gold medal through three rounds, but after winning the gold, she went for a third run as a victory lap.
- On her third and final run, Kim threw down back-to-back 1080s, her specialty, becoming the first woman to do so in Olympic history.
Chloe Kim cruised to a gold medal in the women’s halfpipe final on Tuesday in Pyeongchang with one of the most dominant performances of the Winter Olympics.
The 17-year-old snowboarder, who entered the games as the heavy-medal favorite, practically sealed a gold medal on the first of three runs.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
- Chloe Kim was tweeting about breakfast minutes before learning if she won a gold medal
- Finnish snowboarding coach knitted at the top of the hill for the second straight Olympics to make his athletes laugh
- 17-year-old Chloe Kim just wanted some ice cream while she was dominating her first Olympic event