Olympics 2018: Gusty winds could impact women's halfpipe competition
By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather staff writer
February 13, 2018, 1:12:45 AM EST
The women of snowboarding's high-flying halfpipe competition will compete for medals on Tuesday, Feb. 13.
After qualifying rounds on Monday, it will come down to the finals at the Phoenix Park.
American Chloe Kim is favored in the event at just 17 years of age.
With an impressive lineup, Team USA looks to sweep the podium, something that has never been done in a women's event before.
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Winds will be gusty on Tuesday morning local time and could impact the event. Gusts between 20-30 mph are in store, AccuWeather Meteorologist Adam Douty said.
"It is possible for a few stronger gusts," he said.
Despite the winds, it will be a sunny, chilly day.
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