Southern California teen Chloe Kim wins gold with historic performance

Southern California teen Chloe Kim wins gold with historic performance

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Staring down the halfpipe, ready for her third and final run, Chloe Kim hesitated a moment.

The Southern California teenager stamped her snowboard, leaned forward and exhaled hard. Twice.

An athletic prodigy at 17, Kim already clinched her first gold at these 2018 Winter Olympics with a solid first…

Published at Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:05:00 +0000

Olympic Games create opportunities for hockey players

Blum said some NHL teams had offered him two-way contracts but he turned them down because he can earn more money in Russia to better provide for his wife, Emilie, and their son, Jackson, who live in Ladera Ranch. “Every year I play in Russia I try my best to get back. It’s definitely a hard life being away from your family and living in Russia,” he said. “This is another opportunity for me to showcase my talent and, hopefully, get back. But if not, I’m happy playing in Russia and this is an unbelievable experience that I’ll never forget.”

Published at Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:55:00 +0000