Chloe Kim, 17, became the youngest woman for Team USA to win a gold on the snow! How cool is THAT!?
It was her first ever Olympics, as the teenager clinched a gold medal with a hat-trick in the snowboarding event.
The 17-year-old dominated the women’s halfpipe snowboarding final on Tuesday, finishing ahead of the 12 competitor pack with fellow American Arielle Gold claiming the bronze behind China’s Jiayu Liu.
With members of her family in the stands, including her South Korean grandmother, Kim put on a show that delivered on her considerable pre-Olympic hype.
Kim put up a score of 93.75 on the first of her three finals runs and then bettered it with a near-perfect 98.75 on her last run with the gold already well in hand.
Kim Chloe won the gold in snowboarding while HANGRY!
In between her second and final rounds, Kim managed to take to Twitter to reveal sheThis post was originally published on this site