The women of the U.S. are kicking butt and taking names this year at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and the whole world is taking notice.
Representing for the ladies was Chloe Kim who scored a gold medal on the half pipe this week. On top of that, she became the youngest women ever to win an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding at only 17 years old.
Chloe Kim tweeted this in the middle of the halfpipe final. 😂 pic.twitter.com/BQJMuofC47
— ESPN (@espn) February 13, 2018
In the snowboarding slopestyle competition, athlete Jamie Anderson become a returning champ as she took home the Gold again for the United States. In her first run of the competition, Anderson led the scoreboard with 83 points for the win.
— CNN (@CNN) February 12, 2018
Mirai Nagasau, also raised a big applause when she became the first American women ever to land a triple axel in figure skating. At only 24, this was a personal best and she took home third place overall representing Team USA.
Mirai Nagasu just became the first American woman in history to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympics(!) pic.twitter.com/nkHUUoN9Fl
— BuzzFeed News (@BuzzFeedNews) February 12, 2018
These fabulous ladies did not disappoint, and the U.S. is rooting for them as we continue with Day 6 of the Winter Olympic Games.