Chloe Kim Became Youngest Rider of all Time to Win Gold in X Games
Fourteen year old, Chloe Kim, earned gold in superpipe finals at X Games 15 in Aspen, Colorado, and became the youngest athlete of all time to stand atop an X Games podium. Kim took the win with her last run that included a switch method, cab 9, and a switch backside 7. Despite suffering a gnarly crash in practice, in which she chipped her tooth, Kim was still able to stomp this gold medal run.
“My face kinda hurts right now, but I’m just so amazed I was able to land that run,” Kim said following the event. “My coaches told me that I needed to grab everything, so I did, and I just can’t believe this, I’m just so amazed!” She continued.
Kim unseated Kelly Clark who was poised to win her sixth consecutive X Games gold, but had to settle for silver tonight.
1. Chloe Kim
2. Kelly Clark
3. Torah Bright
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