To her, it meant everything. Kim then cruised through a near-perfect victory ride in her final run, earning her a score of 98.25.
Between her first and second qualifying runs, Kim tweeted she fancied "some ice cream right now". Canada got the gold medal in 2002, 2006, 2010, and 2014.
The 17-year-old from California made it look easy, but only afterward did she concede how hard the past several months have been.
For Chloe Kim, her debut Olympics turned golden as she romped to snowboarding halfpipe victory. She is often described as America's biggest snowboarding sensation. But halfpipes are hard, the snow is slippery and nothing is for sure. She's also picked up a lot of sponsors. "You wait for four years to come here and it's definitely a lot of hype around a 1 1/2, 2-hour time period".
If you think you're under pressure, just try being Chloe Kim. "It is pretty nerve-wracking as this has been a dream of mine since I was a little girl".
Google reportedly shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017 Past year saw Google unveil the Pixel 2 and 2 XL handsets to take over from the original Pixel phones that launched back in 2016. The company reportedly only shipped 3.9 million Pixel phones in 2017, according to IDC research director Francisco Jeronimo .
She didn't have to do it.
He is also the first South Korean athlete to win a gold medal at three Olympics in a row, winter or summer.
That combination gave her a flawless score of 100, a feat only otherwise achieved by the legendary Shaun White.
China's Liu Jiayu stopped it from becoming reality though. She said injuries made her reboot and reconnect with her love of the sport, regardless of the result.
Give it a few years, fix a few bugs, and you're looking at the 2074 Winter Olympics.
Russian aircraft crashes after takeoff from Moscow The plane carried 65 passengers and 6 crew members, Saratov said on its website, expressing condolences to their relatives. A Russian plane with 71 people on board crashed in the Moscow region Sunday and prosecutors said there were no survivors.
Her fellow American Arielle Gold won bronze, and Kelly Clark narrowly missed the podium after sitting in third place for two runs.
Rubber manufacturer Convenience Co donated most of the condoms, and a spokesman said coyly in the lead-up to the Olympics: "We don't expect the athletes to use them all". Her previous best finish at the Olympics was fourth place in 2010. "She's handled success and pressure with grace and class, and it's refreshing".
"She was born in year of dragon", Jong told NBCOlympics. Heck, her Instagram following almost doubled, to 350,000, since she arrived in South Korea - and that was before she won the gold. I don't know, It's just so unique and I think that's something really cool about it.
She drilled her opening set, throwing in a 1080 - basically, three twists high above the pipe - before following it with a pair of flips (or "corks").
"To just quit work and travel with your kid full-time, leaving your wife behind and really chasing this dream because your kid is really passionate about this sport, I'm always so thankful for that", she said. At the end of the day, I'm so grateful that I get to be out here and represent the U.S. in the country that my family came from.
Weinstein, a former Hollywood titan, was accused of sexual assault and harassment by dozens of women . The suit charges that the human resources department at the Weinstein Company was completely corrupt.
Indeed, Google is reaching out to the same audience of people who have a discerning ear for music as Apple is with HomePod. He also tried voice commands for apps like Uber , but the HomePod failed to complete those commands while the others did.
Martial then had a more hard chance to score in the air after some more good work by Lukaku down the left channel. Mourinho's side, who had 13 shots - six on target, now trail league leaders Manchester City by 16 points.
Rockhold, who I think is the best fighter in his division, will be looking to win this one to get himself a shot at the belt. It was close to even through two rounds before Romero dropped Rockhold with a left hand behind the ear early in the third.
Tucson Airport Authority officials say investigators still are trying to identify the woman, who may be the baby boy's mother. The baby is reportedly in good health after being evaluated at an area hospital, according to the Arizona Daily Star .
This is the first time that Zidane, a World Cup victor with France, has come up against a side from his home country as a coach. As many as 1,800 police officers will be on duty to look out for trouble on what has been classified a "high risk" occasion.
In a cartoon published on Tuesday, the Sueddeutsche Zeitung daily showed Nahles with a whip riding an SPD snail. The SPD was at a record low of 16.5 percent, barely ahead of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD).
Both the phones come with a tall 18:9 display while the Redmi Note Pro includes a dual-camera setup on the back as well. The new model features a single cable connection dubbed Mi Port which can connect Mi TV Bar to the display .
With under two minutes left in the third, Slovenia pulled its goalie, Gasper Kroselj, and Mursak scored to tie the game at 2. Forward Garrett Roe flew down the left wing and dished the puck to a waiting O'Neill to give the USA a 1-0 lead 17:44 in.
Reich, as offensive coordinator, helped devise a game plan that put up 41 points on the Patriots in the win. He would love to hire former Eagles' QB coach John DeFilippo , but the Vikings already hired him.
HTC's Smartphone Chief Chialin Chang Resigns
HTC will likely be on the lookout for someone to replace Chang's position, but that could be an uphill battle for the company. HTC said it is a personal career move, while media reports indicate Chang intends to launch an AI startup in the future.