The Winter Olympics are happening right now, and the representASIAN we've got on Team USA is groundbreaking!
Certain names are quickly gaining attention, such as snowboarder Chloe Kim and figure skaters Nathan Chen and Maia Shibutani. They're out here breaking the age-old stereotype that Asians are solely nerds who are incapable of athleticism or masculinity.
Check out this video of Chloe Kim defying everyone's expectations-- and physics:
Let's hope they bring home the gold. We'll keep you updated on the results through our social media stories, so find us @declarasian!
Author: Claire Cao
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