Updates on Asian American Winter Olympians


Kai Owens
Sport: Skiing
Hometown: Vail, Col.
Update: Owens finished 10th in the women’s moguls final.

Chloe Kim
Sport: Snowboarding
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
Update: Kim won her second consecutive gold medal on the halfpipe.

Hailey Langland
Sport: Snowboarding
Hometown: San Clemente, Calif.
Update: Langland qualified for the women’s big air final Feb. 14 and finished 12th.

Karen Chen
Sport: Figure Skating
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
Update: Chen will go into the free skate event in 13th place Feb. 17.

Nathan Chen
Sport: Men’s Figure Skating
Hometown: Salt Lake City
Update: Chen won a gold medal in the Olympic men’s single figure skating, becoming the first Asian American male to win gold in the competition.

Alysa Liu
Sport: Women’s Figure Skating
Hometown: Richmond, Calif.
Update: Liu will go into the free skate in eighth place Feb. 17.

Vincent Zhou
Sport: Men’s Figure Skating
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
Update: Vincent Zhou withdrew from the figure skating competition after testing positive for the coronavirus.

Andrew Heo
Sport: Speedskating
Hometown: Warrington, Penn.
Discipline: Short Track Speedskating
Update: Heo finished fifth in the 1500 meter quarterfinal of men’s short track speedskating and he finished seventh in the B Final of the 1,000 meter.

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