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With the victory already secure, Chloe Kim landed her signature back-to-back 1080s on her third and final run to win gold in women's snowboard halfpipe at the age of 17.
Highlights of the Ladies' Snowboard Slopestyle at the Hafjell Freepark on Day 8 of the 2016 Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer. It was 2 from 2 for America's Chloe Kim who claimed her second gold medal after dominating both rounds, with Finnish riders Ellie Pikkujamsa and Henna Ikola coming in second and third. Medal Winners: Gold: Chloe Kim (USA) Silver: Elli Pikkujamsa (FIN) Bronze: Henna Ikola (FIN) Subscribe to the Olympic channel (http://bit.ly/1dn6AV5) and follow the best of the Games. Snowboard highlights: http://bit.ly/1KW8jYe The medal winners of Lillehammer 2016: http://bit.ly/1U7txEI Lillehammer 2016 highlights: http://bit.ly/1KrOIPJ Discover more about Lillehammer 2016: http://www.olympic.org/lillehammer-2016-youth-olympics
At 15, Chloe Kim became the first woman to landed back-to-back 1080s in halfpipe competition. But she didn't get there overnight. Watch how Chloe has progressed since she first started snowboarding at four years old. This is the best of Chloe Kim from 2006 to 2016. Watch the full Beyond The Bib series presented by Toyota, including episodes following Brolin Mawejje, the Ugandan who is trying to become the first person from his country to compete in the Winter Olympics: http://www.dewtour.com/beyond-the-bib/. Subscribe to the Dew Tour channel! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dewtourlive Get social with us! Instagram: http://instagram.com/dewtour Facebook: http://facebook.com/dewtour Twitter: http://twitter.com/dewtour
In 2014, 13-year old Chloe Kim qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic halfpipe team but wasn’t eligible to compete at the Sochi Olympics because she was too young. Now of age and able to compete at PyeongChang, she secured a spot on the U.S. team during the 2017 Breckenridge Dew Tour. Now, Kim prepares for her biggest endeavor yet. Although the additional attention adds pressure, Kim’s focus is to stay healthy and craft a perfect run for the Olympics. Watch her journey. Watch more episodes here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLavvJFbRdv6pOg2lyPlIhR-5pV_USgTW
The first U.S. gold medal of the 2018 WInter Olympics was won by 17-year-old Red Gerard, who went from last place to first place on his final run to win the men's snowboard slopestyle final.
American snowboarder Chloe Kim secured a gold for Team USA in the 2018 Winter Olympics. She dominated women's halfpipe snowboarding final on 13 February in Pyeongchang, South Korea, earning a score of 93.75 and securing gold with her first run itself. Born in California to Korean immigrants, the 17-year-old started snowboarding at age 4.