Olympic results 2018: Chloe Kim takes gold for USA in halfpipe final

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SBNation.com—Chloe Kim is worthy of all the hype: She’s taken gold for the United States in the women’s halfpipe final in Pyeongchang. NBC had been pushing American snowboarder Chloe Kim as the new face of the Winter Olympics in 2018. It turns out the network was smart to do so. The 17-year-old from Long Beach, Calif., backed up the hype by earning her first gold medal in the women’s snowboard halfpipe event. She put down a massive score of 93.75 on her first of three runs, easily taking first place. Her...

Snowboarder Chloe Kim wins Olympic halfpipe gold, USA's Arielle Gold takes bronze. The 17-year-old halfpipe phenom announced her arrival in emphatic fashion with an amazing showing