Chloe Kim Makes Olympic History After Winning Halfpipe Gold Medal – eonline
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History continues to be made at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
For those who missed out on NBC’s prime-time coverage of the games Monday evening, Team USA member Chloe Kim picked up a major win that deserves plenty of recognition.
While appearing in the women’s halfpipe, Chloe exceeded expectations and earned the biggest score of the competition with a near-perfect 98.25 total.
The tally earned the Southern California native resident a gold medal. And yes, the 17-year-used made history by fitting the youngest woman to medal in snowboarding.
“I worked so tough to gather to this point and just coming here and being able to land was my main goal,” Chloe shared with NBC Sports after her grand win. “I was so elated I could execute it and acquire domestic the gold.”
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She added, “My family has sacrificed so much for me and accomplish this dream of mine. Being able to execute that in their domestic country is fabulous.”
In between her moment and third runs, Chloe even had some time to tweet to her loyal fans and followers. Before you deem she was stressed beyond belief, you may want to read her tweet.
“Wish I finished my breakfast sandwich but my stubborn self decided not to and now I’m getting hangry,” she shared. LOL!
Before Chloe receives some food, we hold a feeling she won’t intellect waiting a few more minutes to accept her gold medal.
“I just couldn’t believe. It was such an fabulous feeling,” Chloe explained after her win. “I was really elated to land my third rush.”
Now let’s gather the superstar athlete some grub!
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