Olympic Athletes To Watch!

Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics icon in front of the olympic opening ceremony dome
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The Winter Olympics are here! There are so many stars to watch this Winter Olympics, whether you are a fan of snowboarding, skiing, ice skating, bobsledding or more- there is an event for everyone to watch and enjoy! We have listed some of the key athletes to keep your eye on competing this winter. Keep reading to find out more.

Shaun White performing a snowboarding trick
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Shaun White

Shaun White is a five time Olympian and three time gold medalist who you probably associate with being one of the world’s most decorated and talented half pipe snowboarders! He has announced that this will be his final Olympic Games! Something to note- this year he will be boarding on his OWN company’s snowboard! An exciting accomplishment in itself! Let’s see what Shaun can do these Olympic Games.

Chloe Kim holding up American Flag
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Chloe Kim

Chloe Kim is a 21 year old two time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder who made her debut earning gold at only age 17! Among her accolades, she attends Princeton University and has won 3 ESPY awards for Best Female Athlete, Best Female Olympian, and Best Female Action Sports Athlete. Chloe will be a blast to watch for all- especially young girls who are interested in snowboarding!

Mikaela Shiffrin skiing
Mikaela Shiffrin, of United States makes a jump during the women’s super-G at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in the Yanqing district of Beijing. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati) courtesy of nbc.com

Mikaela Shiffrin

Mikaela Shiffrin is a two time gold medalist alpine skier! She has also won 73 World Cup races, 2nd highest female of all time! She is sure to be an excitement to watch!

Close up of Nathan Chen on podium
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Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen is an incredible figure skater who helped the US Olympic Team win bronze in the 2018 Olympics! He is nicknamed the Quad King for his mastery of quad jumps, making them look easy! He is enrolled at Yale University, but has taken time off to prepare for these winter games! Let’s see what Nathan Chen dazzles viewers with during his performances!

Elana in her USA olympic uniform standing in front of a red white and blue background
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Elana Meyers Taylor

Elana Meyers Taylor is an Olympic silver medalist who has competed in Olympic bobsledding since 2007! Upon landing in China, she tested positive for Covid- but has since been released from her quarantine! Let’s see what incredible talent Elana has this Olympic Games!

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