Shaun White Wins Gold at 2018 Winter Olympics The American snowboarding superstar took to the halfpipe on Wednesday and posted a 97.75 score in his final run, beating out 11 other competitors including three Americans. The incredible win even moved White to tears. Shaun White became the first snowboarder to win three Olympic gold medals and took home the 100th gold medal for Team USA in Winter Games history. “I just felt so overwhelmed … People talking about my age, my injury in New Zealand … It’s all worth it now.” media
Chloe Kim Just Shredded the Women’s Halfpipe. The Internet Is Calling Her the Greatest of All Time Kim took the world by storm with her dazzling performance in the women’s halfpipe final, which earned her a gold medal. The 17-year-old not only crushed it at her first Olympics with a near-perfect score of 98.2 but won over the hearts of spectators with her humor. Kim tweeted this gem just hours before her gold medal performance and it isn’t the first time she posted about food. The American also became the youngest woman to capture a medal in snowboarding. She’s a rockstar!