WSJ’s Chloe Kim Joke Falls Flat

Superstar snowboarder Chloe Kim not only nabbed a gold medal at Tuesday’s women’s snowboard halfpipe final at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, she nailed a near-perfect score and shattered a record by becoming the youngest athlete ever to win the event.

This is the 17-year-old’s first time at the Olympics, but she’s also four-time X Games gold medalist. 

Kim’s accomplishments have already made her a fan favorite at the games. But The Wall Street Journal seems more impressed by her tweets than her athletic prowess.

“Kim is a brilliant snowboarder,” the outlet said. “She’s a better tweeter.”

The newspaper then proceeded to list several of Kim’s recent food-related tweets, including the revelation that she was hangry during her historic run on Tuesday.

Though Kim’s tweets are pretty hilarious, social media users were quick to point out that the Journal’s remark — even if made in jest — was belittling.

Kim seemed too busy celebrating her victory to worry about any drama.

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