Chloe Kim Pulls Off Back-to-Back 1080s and Earns Gold

Posted By: Taylor Phelps on February 12, 2018 7:01 pm

The heat was on in the women’s halfpipe finals, and all eyes were on USA competitor Chloe Kim.

The 17-year-old hit the scene with a bang and showed promising skill well beyond her years. Starting her first run with a 93.75, the bar was set HIGH and nobody was able to catch her. By the third run, the scores were in, and she already took the gold. However winning gold by a landslide in the third run wasn’t enough for Kim… she pulled back-to-back 1080s in her victory lap.

Chloe Kim Pulls off Back-to-Back 1080s and Earns Gold

Chloe Kim Pulls off Back-to-Back 1080s and Earns Gold

Jiayu Liu representing China took silver with an 89.75 and then Kim’s fellow USA teammate, Arielle Gold took bronze with an 85.75. Congrats Chloe and go team USA!

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Taylor Phelps is a California State University of Channel Islands graduate with a degree in Communications. Born and raised near the coast of Southern California, she has developed a passion for the ocean and the mountains. Additionally, she has a special interest in cross cultural communication and plans to develop her knowledge on the topic by traveling the world someday.