Under 30 influential teens: Chloe and Sydney McLaughlin

Kim Chloe, 17 years old, snowboarder, last year became the first woman to land back-to-back 1080s (three full revolutions in the air) in competition She is the favorite for the gold medal in the next Winter Games in South Korea. She is also under pressure because her parents are from South Korea, and many of her relatives live in this country.

“It’ll be a good experience to go through such a crazy event with my family. But at the same time, I’m very worried, ’cause it’s freaking Olympics. I want to do really good, I’ve got to nail it.”

She is in the list of the 30 most influential teens of 2017 elaborated by Time.

The only other athlete in this 2017 list is Sydney McLaughlin, 18 years old, Olympic hurdler and sprinter was the youngest American on the track and field team in Rio in 2016. Now she is a student at the University of Kentucky.

(Source: Time)

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