Two Teens Take Home Gold in Winter Olympics

Brian Murray


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Red Gerard, gold medalist in the snowboarding slopestyle event.

USA athletes Chloe Kim and Red Gerard, both 17 years old, won gold medallions in the 2018 Pyeong Chang, South Korea Olympic Games. Gerard won the medal in the slope-style event on February 11th, and Kim won on February 13th in the half-pipe event.  Kim is the first female to complete a 1080 on the halfpipe. 

Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women’s halfpipe finals.


When asked about her win, Kim said “it really hasn’t sunk in yet.”