14-Year Old Chloe Kim Wins Gold Medal At Winter X Games 2015

February 3, 2015

The relevance and growth of extreme and action sports was on display during the Winter X Games 2015 in Aspen. This year, it was all about big air and big thrills.

One of the biggest stories out of this year’s event was 14-year old Chloe Kim, who defeated her idol Kelly Clark in the Women’s Snowboard Superpipe Final. You can watch her record breaking performance here. Watch out America. There’s a new girl in town and at this pace she’ll soon become the name and face of women’s snowboarding.

In Snocross, X Games living legend Tucker Hibbert won his record setting eighth gold medal. He earned his thirteenth overall medal in his storied X Games career after defeating second place finisher Kody Kamm by 20 seconds. If you’re looking for the man of the X Games, look no further.

One of the greatest things about the X Games is not only the competitors and competition, but also the stories that come with them. Athletes like Chloe and Tucker are the future and present of the X Games. Performing at their best on the world’s largest stage is the stuff made of legends.

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