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    Olympics 2018: Gusty winds could impact women's halfpipe competition

    By Katy Galimberti, AccuWeather staff writer
    February 13, 2018, 1:12:45 AM EST

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    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.

    chloe kim snowboard olympics halfpipe

    Chloe Kim, of the United States, jumps during the women's halfpipe qualifying at Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    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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