Chloe Kim fulfills her golden destiny -- from 'baby girl' to full-fledged dragon
The 17-year-old Korean-American -- too young to compete in Sochi four years ago -- claimed halfpipe gold in near-perfect fashion. It marked a day when a metaphorical version of Korean mythology played out in real life on the Olympic stage.
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea -- Tuesday afternoon, on the sunniest, warmest, calmest day of the Pyeongchang Olympics, American snowboarder Chloe Kim did what she was supposed to do, what she was expected to do, what she was destined to do. She won. It all happened so effortlessly, so absolutely on-script -- and while she was tweeting about ice cream and sandwiches -- that it was easy to overlook th...
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