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Chloe Kim

Snowboarder Chloe Kim
Pietro Montanarella / IOC Young Reporters

Profession: Snowboarder

United States of America

Biography: One of the most successful snowboarders of her generation, Kim became the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal when she won in the women's snowboard halfpipe at Pyeongchang.

A four-times X-Games gold medalist, Kim is the first to win titles at all three major snowboarding events, Olympic, Youth Olympic and X Games, and is the current world champion.

Other achievements include being the first woman to score a perfect 100 and the second rider to do so overall.

Born: April 23, 2000
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, USA
Age: 22 years old

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Historical Events

  • 2018-02-09 XXIII Olympic Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea

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