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

Baseball’s Kia Motors (KIA) Tigers announced on Sunday that it will send five pitchers – Lee Yi-ri, Yoon Young-cheol, Jeong Jung-young, Hwang Dong-ha and Kwak Do-gyu – and pitching coaches Jung Jae-hoon and Lee Dong-gul – to the Driveline Baseball Center, a state-of-the-art training facility in Kent, Washington, outside of Seattle.

They will depart for the U.S. on the 18th and stay for 33 days and 34 nights until January 20 next year.

The Kia club explained, “The dispatch is focused on improving the players’ skills, such as increasing their fastball and improving their delivery through customized training, and acquiring coaching programs such as the coaches’ biomechanics.”

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