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CHLOE KIM! Short-track drama! Gold for Hirscher!

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Chloe Kim's impressive halfpipe gold-medal win. Controversy on the short track. An alpine veteran wins gold. It was a full day of drama Tuesday at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
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Medals Race Update: U.S. adds gold, Norway remains on top

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Norway's excellence in cross country kept them atop the medal standings after Day 4 in PyeongChang.
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Shaun White's presence felt all over PyeongChang

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American Ninja Warrior hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila join Megyn Kelly to share their top moment from Day 4 of the 2018 Winter Olympics.
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How Olympic Gold Medalist Chloe Kim Became an Instant Social Media Star

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When Chloe Kim woke up Monday morning, life was quite different. She didn't have an Olympic gold medal and she had a respectable number of followers on Twitter, but nothing especially jaw- dropping.
What a difference a day makes.
On Monday, Kim, 17, started the day with about 20,000 followers on Twitter. At 9:42 p.m. EST, she won her first Olympic gold medal. NBC commentators mentioned her social media account and the fact that she had tossed out a funny tweet in the midst of the competition. That's when the floodgates opened.
Within 90 minutes, her followers had increased sixfold. As of...
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What's next for Chloe Kim after Olympic gold medal

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Chloe Kim joins Megyn Kelly TODAY to talk about her first Olympic gold medal and what the future holds for her after PyeongChang.
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Shaun White feels more alive after bouncing back from injury

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Shaun White's road to PyeongChang was not easy, but the snowboarding superstar has conquered his fears heading into the 2018 Olympics.
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The Latest: Geisenberger defends women's Olympic luge title

The Latest: Geisenberger defends women's Olympic luge title

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Chloe Kim, of the United States, reacts to her score during the women's halfpipe finals at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018.
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Chloe Kim thrilled about gold medal, remains hungry

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Chloe Kim stop by TODAY to share her emotions about her first career Olympic gold medal and what it means to her family.
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Day 4: Shaun White, Jamie Anderson, and Julia Mancuso join The Podium

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Fresh off a slopestyle gold, Jamie Anderson joins The Podium with one of her closest friends and fellow gold medalist, Julia Mancuso. The duo discuss Anderson's gold medal, the nerves heading into the Olympics, and how the Wonder Woman uniform came together for Mancuso. Just after qualifying for the men's halfpipe, Shaun White discusses his love of skateboarding, why he feels like the "old man" on the mountain and the restless feeling when he's at home.
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US teenager Chloe Kim makes history at Winter Olympics

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Hers is a life changed.
From 17-year-old standout to Olympic champion.
Standing at 5ft 3in, it is not always easy to spot Chloe Kim in a crowd, but on a cloudless Tuesday in South Korea it was obvious where America's new golden girl was.
Kim had already done enough to win the women's halfpipe gold before she started her final attempt, only to knock it out of the park with a near-perfect score of 98.25.
At the bottom, she was engulfed in a crowd of reporters and photographers, all competing for her attention over the relentless clicking of camera...
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Chloe Kim fulfills her golden destiny - from 'baby girl' to full-fledged dragon

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The 17-year-old Korean-American - too young to compete in Sochi four years ago - claimed halfpipe gold in near-perfect fashion. It marked a day when a metaphorical version of Korean mythology played out in real life on the Olympic stage.
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Chloe Kim lives up to the hype and more with halfpipe gold

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NBC Sports' Mike Tirico joins TODAY to look back on the incredible performances by Chloe Kim and Shaun White on Day 4 in PyeongChang.
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Victory lap: Chloe Kim takes her family on a gold-medal ride

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PYEONGCHANG, South Korea - Chloe Kim stamped her name on a new era of snowboarding with a run down the halfpipe that, officially, did not mean anything. To her, it meant everything. The Olympic gold medal was already hers but she knew she could do better. So she cinched on her gloves, cranked up "Motorsport" on her iPod, said "This one's for you, Grams" - a shout-out to her South Korean grandmother, who was watching her in person for the first time - and dropped into the halfpipe to make history.
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Chloe Kim, Shaun White dominate on Day 4 in PyeongChang

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TODAY's Craig Melvin recaps all the action from Day 4 of the 2018 Winter Olympics, including Chloe Kim's incredible halfpipe run that resulted in her first gold medal.
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