Team USA’s Chloe Kim, the defending gold medallist in the women’s snowboard halfpipe, scored an impressive 87.75 on her first run in the qualifying round.
Kim was the second of 22 competitors to drop in for the first run.
Each athlete has two runs to score the maximum points possible in the qualifying round. Twelve athletes of the 22 will qualify for the final.
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