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Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim is an American snowboarder and two-time Olympic gold medalist. At the 2018 Winter Olympics, she became the youngest woman to win an Olympic snowboarding gold medal when she won gold in the women's snowboard halfpipe at 17 years old.

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It's such an honor to just represent the U.S. in the country where my parents immigrated from, and just this whole process has been amazing, and this journey has been so fun and full of so many memories that I will hold on to for the rest of my life.
Being in a class with kids, meeting new people, and borrowing notes from other students - I've never done that before. I've always had to fend for myself.
If I had a message to give my dad, it'd probably be, 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.' He's helped me so much on this crazy journey. Giving up his job, being away from my mom, and being away from home for that much just because of me? It's a lot. And I thank him for it.
You know, if you meet someone for the first time, they're not going to bite you. — © Chloe Kim
You know, if you meet someone for the first time, they're not going to bite you.
I always want to do the best I can.
Just because I'm young doesn't mean I didn't work hard to get to where I am.
I didn't really like snowboarding in the beginning. Now, I just love it. I'm in love with it.
I just say, 'Never give up.'
I can play guitar - but I can't really. I wouldn't say I'm talented at it. I just kind of watch videos on YouTube, and I follow the instructions... OK, yeah, my hidden talent: I'm good at following instructions!
I knock on my board to unjinx myself.
Just going to the Olympics would be a dream come true. I could finish last, and it would still be an amazing experience.
I don't remember the exact moment I fell in love with snowboarding; it wasn't something cheesy like, 'Oh the wind was blowing through my hair and I just knew this sport was for me... ' I was good at it, and it's exhilarating!
I'll be really tough on myself. Someone will be like, 'Oh that's really cool' and I'll be like, 'Yeah, but there's this one flaw.'
I had to grow up a little fast. — © Chloe Kim
I had to grow up a little fast.
I missed out on a few proms, homecomings, might miss my graduation. I wouldn't want it any other way... it's worth it.
My dad would load me into the car under a pile of blankets in the middle of the night so I could sleep the whole way and be on the mountain when it opened.
My dad is a very determined person.
I definitely have a lot of Korean-American fans, which is amazing.
I freak out when I see a spider. I was doing an interview once, and there was this really big, furry spider crawling up the tripod, and I was like, 'I can't do this!'
I've flown from Aspen and then to Switzerland the next day and then off again the day after. That's the thing I love most about snowboarding, honestly - getting to travel and explore different places and meet people.
I love Chipotle. And I'm not just saying that. Like, I genuinely am in love with Chipotle.
It would be meaningful if I can get a gold medal in my parents' country.
Watching my family work so hard has been so inspirational, and I think I really got their work ethic.
To me, snowboarding is really an art form, and I think every athlete, every snowboarder has her own style, and that makes them stand out.
I'm proud of my Korean heritage, but I want people to know I'm American. It's not important to be the Korean Taylor Swift.
I feel like dreams are always a little tricky, you know? But if you just push through the struggles and the hard times, it'll be so worth it in the end because you will be able to get to your dreams.
I hate it when I get grumpy. But I can only be high-energy for so long.
I don't snowboard to win everything. I do it because I love it. I do it because I have fun, and everyone else can think whatever they want. For me, it's all about fun, and I enjoy it so much.
I knew if I went home with the gold medal knowing that I could do better, I wasn't going to be very satisfied.
I grew up in Southern California. If it's snowing on a day I'm supposed to train, I'll just stare out the window in all my gear and be like, 'Hmmm, maybe not today.' I hate being cold.
Zendaya - she's a boss - and Rihanna as well. I feel like those are two very powerful women.
Snowboarding requires lower-body strength.
My dad gave up his job; he stopped working - for me. Without that, I definitely wouldn't be as successful.
It's a pretty crazy adrenaline rush because I feel like every run is different. You can never really expect anything. It's like a new adventure every time you drop into the pipe.
My dad has definitely sacrificed a lot for me, and I don't know if I could do it if I was in his shoes. Leaving your life behind and chasing this dream because your kid is passionate about this sport.
I did my first contest, and I got third, and my dad was, like, 'Wow, she has potential.' And I went back when I was 7, and I won. And my dad's like, 'All right,' and then he dropped everything.
I feel like I have this different opportunity that not a lot of athletes may have. It's the fact that I'm Korean-American, and the Olympics are going to be in Korea, but I'm also riding for the States. I feel like I got really lucky that it got all pieced together - my first Olympics, being in Korea where most of my family is.
I always try to see it in positive way, like, you know what, the people that are expecting so much about of me know I can do it and believe in me. So I just kind of think about it like that. And it makes me feel a little better.
I definitely, when I was younger, struggled a little to understand my identity and who I wanted to be. — © Chloe Kim
I definitely, when I was younger, struggled a little to understand my identity and who I wanted to be.
I think I've started to have a lot more fun around snowboarding, even going out of the halfpipe and going to hit some jumps or getting some 'pow.' That definitely made it a lot more fun to me, just adding that much positivity into snowboarding.
It's hard to describe my style. People will tell me that I'm really flowy.
I don't get butterflies. I get a good feeling in my stomach before I compete. When I don't, I get worried.
Luckily for me, snowboarding doesn't really feel like work unless I'm actually doing stuff that's, like, work-ish, but when I'm just snowboarding, I'm having so much fun.
For whatever reason, I'm pretty good with pressure. I kinda just flip it over and think of it as positive.
Snowboarding brought me out of my shell.
I think, you know, if you're young - even if you're old, it doesn't matter how old you are - but if you find something that you really want to try, just give it a try.
Over the years, I've hurt my thumb, separated my shoulder, and injured my back, but not too bad. Actually, my back was hurt pretty bad. I had to take an ambulance and was in bed for a week.
I feel like I can represent both countries, in a way, because I have a Korea face, but I was born and raised in the States.
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' is interesting, intriguing. — © Chloe Kim
'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' is interesting, intriguing.
I think my riding has hopefully gotten a lot better, but I'm always trying to push myself.
Competing in my first Olympics in the country where my parents came from is pretty insane. I'm feeling nothing but excitement.
I don't think I made many sacrifices myself, but my parents have.
I got mail from a prison once.
I'm so happy to have all this support from everyone around the world, and I'm forever thankful for all of them.
It's not like I was just dropped onto a snowboard and I was able to go 15 feet into the air. There was a lot of hard work that came with it. That's something that people don't really notice sometimes and the amount of sacrifice my family made.
The one thing I learned is to just give everything a shot. You don't want to live in regret.
I think, every time I'm on the mountain, I'm just so thankful to be there.
The Olympics are just different. I'm not sure why; the pipe's the same size, the board you're riding is the same, you're competing against pretty much the same people. But the Olympics is the Olympics, and I know it's a really big deal.
I'm much more of a city girl. I like the mall. I like shopping.
I had some social anxiety when I was younger because I wasn't surrounded by many people in my life.
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