Chloe Kim travels to second consecutive Olympic gold in Beijing

—Kim previously won gold at 17 in Pyeongchang.


American snowboarding sovereign Chloe Kim was delegated with gold for the second consecutive Olympics.

The 21-year-old came out ahead of the pack in ladies’ halfpipe, trailed by Spain’s Queralt Castellet, who guaranteed silver, and Japan’s Sena Tomita, who brought home the bronze.

It took only one run for Kim to post a 94.00, the possible winning score, notwithstanding a best-of-three runs design. Kim took a triumph lap in her third run as the last contender. She endeavored to land the initial 1260 for a lady in contest in her second and third runs, yet couldn’t nail it.

  • Kim’s triumphant run included two 1080s as well as a switch 900. Eventually, it was far over her second-nearest rival.
  • Chloe Kim of Team United States responds during the ladies’ snowboard halfpipe last on Day 6 of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Genting Snow Park on Feb. 10, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China.
  • Among those establishing on Kim from the lower part of the halfpipe was Eileen Gu, the San Francisco-conceived free-form skier vieing for China, who won gold in the ladies’ enormous air occasion recently. Gu is a top pick in the ladies’ ski halfpipe also.

Kim was the main American in the last, as the other three contenders couldn’t endure qualifying. Maddie Mastro was relied upon to go after the platform with a twofold stopper move even Kim didn’t have, yet she was unable to land a perfect altercation capabilities a night sooner.

Kim won gold in spite of removing the better piece of two years in 2019 and 2020, as she enlisted at Princeton University. She enjoyed some time off from school throughout the most recent year to zero in on preparing and meeting all requirements for the Beijing Olympics.

She invested the vast majority of her energy preparing in front of the Olympics, instead of contending, yet she won the main occasion she entered this world cup season in Laax, Switzerland, last month. She likewise won in her main Dew Tour occasion this season, taking first over Castellet at Copper Mountain in mid-December.

Kim won gold in Pyeongchang at only 17 in ruling design. She scored a 98.25 in her last run – – the main competitor higher than 90.