|ESPN Magazine recently featured Chloe Kim on its cover.|
Chloe Kim actually qualified for the Olympic team in 2014, but at age 13, she was too young for the competition.
Now, at the ripe old age of 17, she is the heavy gold medal favorite in snowboard half-pipe; nabbed Visa as… Read more
By Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer
Amidst the excitement surrounding the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Fox News pulled John Moody’s opinion piece mocking the most diverse Winter Olympic team the United States has ever had. Titled “In Olympics, … Read more
At the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, Asian Americans are already scoring points for representation in the Olympic sports discipline of figure skating.
None has been more prominent than the Team USA’s figure skating team. Seven out of 14 athletes on the team are Asian Americans, marking a historic number for Asian American skaters in Olympic … Read more
Thomas Hong will compete for Team USA at the Pyeongchang Olympics in short track speedskating.
He’s one of three Asian Americans to make the team at the Olympic Trials in Kearns, UT. The others are Olympic veteran JR Celski and Aaron Tran.
Micah Christenson, Erik Shoji and Kawika Shoji joined Team USA in winning a bronze medal Sunday at the Rio Olympics in Men’s volleyball.
This has been an Olympics of comebacks for Team … Read more
The first American to compete while wearing a hijab in the Olympics reflected on standing on the medal podium with Team USA after winning a bronze in fencing.
Ibtihaj Muhammad told CNN “This is the America that I know and I love-the American that is inclusive, that is accepting and that encompasses … Read more
It wasn’t the story book ending Marti Malloy and Yoshihiro Uchida had hoped.
The 96-year-old Uchida is Malloy’s coach and mentor. He made what will probably be his last trip to the Olympics for a chance to see Malloy, 30, win gold for Team USA.
Malloy who won a … Read more
Alexander Massialas who is Taiwanese American took the silver in the men’s individual foil at the Rio games Sunday.
He became the first American to win an individual medal in foil since Albie Axelrod won the bronze in 1960, according to TeamUSA.org.
Before he could enjoy the magnitude of the moment, Massialas had … Read more