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Rising stars of Team USA: Chloe Kim

If she medals in PyeongChang, Kim will break Kelly Clark’s record for youngest American to medal in snowboarding in an Olympic Games. Clark, who has become something of a role model to Kim, claimed gold in 2002 at the age of 18 in Salt Lake City.

Rising stars of Team USA: Chloe Kim

Had there not been an age limit, the world would have been introduced to Chloe Kim four years ago, during the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi. Problem was, Kim was 13 years old at the time, and the minimum age requirement was 15.

All she has done since then is win three X Games gold medals, rewrite the record books, establish herself as the No. 1 snowboarder in the world — and establish herself as a strong gold medal favorite heading into the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.