15-year-old Choi wins debut women’s halfpipe at Snowboard World Cup
Choi Ga-on (Sehwa Girls’ Middle School) won the gold medal in the women’s halfpipe final at the 2023-2024 FIS Snowboard World Cup with a score of 92.75 points on Sunday (Feb. 17) in Copper Mountain, Colorado, USA.
It was the 2008-born Choi’s FIS World Cup debut. It is the first time in two years that a South Korean athlete has won a ski and snowboard World Cup title since Lee Sang-ho (Nexen) won gold in the men’s alpine parallel giant slalom at the Snowboard World Cup in December 2021.
Competing in the men’s halfpipe, Lee Chae-woon (17-SURIGO) scored 80.00 points in the final to finish second.
KIA’s Lee Yi-ri, Jung Hae-young and Yoon Young-chul train for 34 days in the U.S. 안전토토사이트