But even as she progressed through the competition, she kept tweeting. This one came after she qualified for the finals Monday:
Could be down for some ice cream rn— Chloe Kim (@ChloeKim) February 12, 2018
NBC’s prime-time coverage of Tuesday’s finale started at 8 Eastern time Monday night. For more than an hour, the women’s halfpipe had America to itself and Kim stole the show. After an absolutely dominant first run, she tweeted:
Wish I finished my breakfast sandwich but my stubborn self decided not to and now I'm getting hangry— Chloe Kim (@ChloeKim) February 13, 2018
A short while later, Kim extended her lead on what was essentially just a victory lap and officially took the gold.
By the time prime time wrapped up at 11 p.m., Twitter reported that Kim had been mentioned than 150,000 times. She had also gained more than 100,000 followers.
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