Chloe Kim stays 'hangry,' live-tweets on her way to gold

Chloe Kim has plenty of pressure on her in PyeongChang

Later, with the gold medal already locked up, she threw down back-to-back 1080s, becoming the first woman to do so in the Olympics and scoring a almost flawless 98.25.

"It was definitely a bittersweet position to be in when it was between me and Kelly for that bronze medal position", Gold said, noting that she looked up to Clark.

The coronation of a new American Olympic star occurred here late Tuesday morning.

The German one-two returned the smiles to the faces of the luge superpower's camp, which was crestfallen on Sunday after defending men's champion Felix Loch crashed out of the medals with a horror final run. Any sort of picture would do.

The youngest known male gold medalist is Japanese Kuoso Kitamura, who won the 1500m freestyle at the 1932 Games, aged 14 years and 309 days.

It was a circus. She is used to being in the spotlight.

What separates her from the pack on the halfpipe is her ability to do back-to-back 1080-degree jumps.

Although she slipped on the second run, no other competitor came close to her first score. It's the second time Shiffrin's first race at the 2018 Olympics has been delayed after the giant slalom was pushed back Monday because of high winds.

Members of Kim's family whooped and hollered. Overcome with emotion, Kim's sister could not speak. American flags were raised towards the azure sky.

Chloe Kim is no doubt one of the breakout athletes from the Winter Olympics. Sharp elbows were needed to capture the moment. Just being in the classroom with her and hearing all her stories snowboarding and hearing her dad saying she's going to be in the Olympics one day, having it play out and seeing all the stuff that she's done, it's incredible. "So aggressive", muttered another, dismayed at her fellow reporters. One study proves that our working lives are more successful when we balance work with play. Some needed reminding that these were the "Peace" Games.

According to CNN, Chloe's father emigrated from South Korea to the United States with only $800 cash in 1982.

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Kim continued her rise from then, all the way to the Pyeongchang Olympics, where she won a gold medal.

Kim began snowboarding at four years old, and joined her first team at six.

The 8-4 victory over Norway came after Bryzgalova was shuffling backward in the third end when she stumbled over a stone and had her legs fly out from under her and she crashed hard onto her backside.

The pressure had melted away for both of them. "But I also knew I wouldn't be satisfied taking the gold and knowing that I hadn't put down my best". Kim's teammate, Arielle Gold, overcame a dislocated shoulder during training to earn a bronze. He has had a starring role in his daughter's success.

The elder Kim gave up his job so that his youngest daughter's jaw-dropping talent could blossom. "I need to figure out how to get my rhythm back". "She's a good kid. She's going to be something special", said Bland.

Also watching on, amazed by the attention, was Kim's mum.

It's ideal, easy, and oh-so-fitting for the 17-year-old from Torrance, California, who loves music and the mall nearly as much as she loves stomping her runs - and the competition - in the halfpipe. "This one's for Grams", Kim said. She was coming down with a bad case of the hangrys, the unfortunate result of not finishing her breakfast sandwich. A burger and fries, or a pizza.

"I don't know what I'm saying right now, but I'm just really happy", she added.

"It was very simple", she said through a translator, "I forgot about the stone that was behind me".

"It's the best outcome I could have asked for, it's been such a long journey". I've learned that you shouldn't treat the Olympics as a destination nor should they be something that defines you.

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