Chloe Kim is craving ice cream. Unfortunately, she's in the middle of halfpipe qualifying.
A 17-year-old tweeting about ice cream wouldn't normally be considered newsworthy—unless that 17-year-old is American snowboarder Chloe Kim, a rising star at the 2018 PyeongChang Games who felt the urge to tweet about this craving in between qualifying runs in the halfpipe competition.
In fairness, I occasionally mindlessly tweet my food cravings in between blogs. But I'm also not an Olympian. I guess this is the inevitable result of millennials and Generation Z taking over the Olympics.
Also, it's a balmy 25 degrees Fahrenheit in PyeongChang on Monday. Perfect ice cream weather.
Could be down for some ice cream rn— Chloe Kim (@chloekimsnow) February 12, 2018
Aren’t you competing right now?— Spencer Hren (@SpencerHren) February 12, 2018
yes...— Chloe Kim (@chloekimsnow) February 12, 2018
This isn't her first tweet about food. In fact, she tweeted about churros 23 hours prior.
Oh and I also had 2 churros today and they were pretty bomb so if you ever get nervous go eat a churro— Chloe Kim (@chloekimsnow) February 11, 2018
If her last two tweets are any indication, I'm a big fan of Kim's version of the Olympic diet. She scored a 91.5 in her first qualifying run and a 95.5 in her second run, the two best scores as of writing. Someone get that girl some ice cream.