Meet Snowboarder

Arielle Gold

Age 17, Steamboat Springs, Colo.

Inspired to try snowboarding when she was seven by her older brother, Taylor (also a 2014 Olympian), the precocious Gold won silver medals in slopestyle and halfpipe at the inaugural Winter Youth Olympic Games in Innsbruck, Austria, in 2012. A year later, she won the halfpipe at the World Snowboarding Championships in Quebec.

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