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Olympic champion Chloe Kim taking a break for her mental health

The double champion in snowboarding, Chloe Kim, stated that she will sit in the 2022-23 season to focus on her mental health after a “draining” year. The American became the youngest woman to win an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding when she won the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Games as a 17-year-old and defended her title in Beijing earlier this year “Only for my mental health,” Kim told the US online news site Chedar. News (when asked about her decision. “(I) I want to make a comeback. I do not want to return immediately after such a fun but tedious year, at the same time knowing that it was an Olympic year.” “I just want to enjoy the moment, get it all in and then back into it when I feel ready, but from now on the plan is definitely to go after a third medal.” about her studies and her mental health. The Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics will be held in February 2026.

Double Olympian on snowboard Chloe Kim said she will sit out the 2022-23 season to focus on her mental health after a “draining” year.

The American became the youngest woman to win an Olympic gold medal in snowboarding when she won the halfpipe at the 2018 Winter Games as a 17-year-old and defended her title in Beijing earlier this year.

“Only for my mental health,” Kim told Cheddar News when asked about her decision.

“(I just want to make a comeback. I do not want to come back immediately after such a fun but tiring year, at the same time knowing that it was an Olympic year.”

“I just want to enjoy the moment, enjoy it all and then go back to it when I feel ready, but from now on the plan is definitely to go for a third medal.”

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United States Team Chloe Kim reacts during the Women’s Halfpipe Snowboard final on the 6th day of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in Genting Snow Park on February 10, 2022 in Zhangjiakou, China.

The 22-year-old also took an entire season off after the 2018 Games to focus on her studies and mental health.

The Milan-Cortina Winter Olympics will be held in February 2026.

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