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Choi Ga-on, 6th place in Snowboard World Cup Cannot participate in Youth Olympics due to back injury

Choi Ga-on (Sehwa Girls’ Middle School) ranked 6th in the International Ski Federation (FIS) Snowboard World Cup, competing with two-time Olympic champion Chloe Kim (USA), but was in danger of ending the season due to injury. was placed in Ga-on Choi took 6th place in the women’s halfpipe finals of the 2023-2024 FIS Snowboard World Cup held in Laax, Switzerland on the 21st (Korean time).Chloe Kim (USA), a Korean athlete who dominated the snowboarding halfpipe gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang and 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics, also participated in this day’s competition, scoring 23.50 points in the final and finishing in 4th place.This was the first time Chloe Kim participated in an official competition in about two years since the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022.

Choi Ga-on won the women’s halfpipe at the Snowboard World Cup held in Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA last December, and is expected to succeed Chloe Kim, the strongest athlete in this sport. Chloe Kim took first place in the preliminaries on this day with 97.00 points, and Ga-on Choi took second place with 94.00 points, raising expectations for a competition between the two in the finals. Third place in the preliminaries was Sena Tomita (Japan) with 84.60 points, and Chloe Kim and Choi Ga-on were the only two people to 온라인카지노 score over 90 points in the preliminaries.

 

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