Team USA Snowboarder Chloe Kim Wins Gold at the Winter Olympics

Posted by Suzanne Kai

February 13, 2018

Pyeongchang, South Korea

AC CHLOE KIM DADAC CHLOE KIM Screen Shot 2018 02 13 at 11.10.55 PMCongratulations to Chloe Kim, 17 year-old USA team snowboarder who just won the Gold medal in the women's halfpipe.

The American snowboarder from Torrance, California, Chloe Kim won with a score of 98.25 on her final run with China's Jiayu Liu taking silver and United States' Arielle Gold winning bronze.

Kim, became the first woman to score a perfect 100 score in the halfpipe in 2016 and has won three X Games gold medals.

Kim's parents emigrated from South Korea to the U.S. in 1982 reportedly with just $800 in cash.

Chloe's father, Jong Jin Kim gave up his job to help his daughter train in snowboarding and reach her Olympic dreams.

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