Chloe Kim has a new sponsor, and it's unexpected
Although Nike officially dropped their snowboarding program in September of 2014, it looks as though they're branching out to include select snowboard athletes as part of their streetwear team. 15-year-old Chloe Kim, the X Games Aspen 2015 gold medalist in Women's Snowboard SuperPipe, is among the latest to add the swoosh to her sponsor rundown.
"So excited to be a part of the Nike team," said Kim via Instagram. Kim additionally confirmed that she is still riding for Burton, and is sponsored by Nike for streetwear. Look for Kim to be returning to the SuperPipe at X Games Aspen on Sunday, Jan. 31.