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Day 4 was a big day at the Winter Olympics!

U.S. snowboarder Chloe Kim crushed everyone in the women’s halfpipe to win Gold last night.

Her first run earned her a 93.75, and no one came close to beating it.  But even though she’d already won Gold, she still did her final run . . . and got a 98.25.  Fellow American Arielle Gold ended up winning the Bronze.

 

With an Olympic gold medal at 17, Chloe Kim is in elite company. #BestOfUS

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Shaun White kicked off his fourth Olympics in the men’s halfpipe qualifying round last night, and made it into the finals with the top qualifying score on both runs.  He qualified with a 93.25, then blew everyone away with a 98.50 on his second run.

The men’s halfpipe finals will air live in primetime tonight.

 

@shaunwhite posted a 98.50 … in QUALIFYING?! #WinterOlympics #BestOfUS

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U.S. speedskater Brittany Bowe just missed out on a medal, finishing 5th in the women’s 1,500 meter Long Track event.  That’s our best finish for any Long Track event in the last eight years.  She missed the Bronze by about 1.2 seconds

As of midnight last night, Norway was still leading the overall medal count with 9 medals.  The U.S. was in 5th place with 6 medals, including 3 Gold.

You can see the official medal count here!



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