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February 13, 2018
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Snowboarder Shaun White won gold in the men's halfpipe Wednesday in Pyeongchang, making history as he earned the United States its 100th Winter Olympic gold medal.

The United States is the second country to win 100 winter gold medals, behind Norway, which has 121. White earned a score of 97.75, just ahead of Japan's Ayumu Hirano with a score of 95.25. This is White's third gold medal and his first since 2010. With this medal, he also becomes the first American man to win gold at three separate Winter Games. Catherine Garcia

February 12, 2018

Star snowboarder Chloe Kim, 17, won her first gold medal at the Winter Olympics Tuesday morning in Pyeongchang, after dazzling the judges in the halfpipe competition and earning a score of 98.25.

She has been a strong snowboarder for years, but was unable to compete in the 2014 Sochi Games because she did not meet the minimum age requirements. This is Team USA's third gold medal in snowboarding. Joining Kim at the podium during the medal ceremony was teammate Arielle Gold, who took home the bronze. Catherine Garcia

February 11, 2018

Mirai Nagasu made history at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on Monday morning, becoming the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel during Olympic competition.

The 24-year-old stunned the audience during her free skate by even attempting the difficult move, which involves a forward takeoff and three and a half rotations in the air. Only two other American women have successfully completed a triple axel in competition: Tonya Harding in 1991 and Kimmie Meissner in 2005. This wasn't Nagasu's first competitive triple axel, though — she landed one at the 2017 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic. Catherine Garcia