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How Chloe Kim made the 2018 Olympic Halfpipe Snowboard Team

Chloe Kim‘s gold-winning women’s snowboard halfpipe performance at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, featuring her back-to-back 1080s, has made her a household name, but the 17-year-old has been putting in the practice for years. These Dew Tour promo videos share How Chloe Kim Made The PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Halfpipe Snowboard Team in 2017.

In 2014, 13-year old Chloe Kim qualified for a spot on the U.S. Olympic halfpipe team but wasn’t eligible to compete at the Sochi Olympics because she was too young. Now of age and able to compete at PyeongChang, she secured a spot on the U.S. team during the 2017 Breckenridge Dew Tour. Now, Kim prepares for her biggest endeavor yet. Although the additional attention adds pressure, Kim’s focus is to stay healthy and craft a perfect run for the Olympics. Watch her journey.

And how she started out as a snowboarding kid: The Best Of Chloe Kim Snowboard Tricks from 2006 to 2016.

Finally, see how her dad has supported her through her fails, hard work, and wins in this California Dreamers video:

Watch more snowboarding and sports videos on this site, including A (Football) League of Their Own, Ashima Shiraishi, one of the best rock climbers in the world, and Rachel Atherton’s downhill mountain biking victory at Vallnord. Bonus: Dad videos.

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