Snowboarding Star Chloe Kim Join's Toyota's Team of Athletes

Posted on May 23, 2016

Chloe Kim with Toyota RAV4

Snowboarding star Chloe Kim, 16, has joined Toyota's team of athletes. Toyota's sponsorship of Kim will include appearances as a brand ambassador and in Toyota RAV4 promotions. The Olympic hopeful will wear the Toyota logo on her helmet and board during professional competitions.

Kim is pictured with a 2016 RAV4 Hybrid in the photograph. She earned her first X Games medal at age 13. She already has three X Games gold medals at age 16. She made history at U.S. Grand Prix in Park City when she bcame the first female to land back-to-back 1080s. She also scored a perfect 100.

Kim says in a statement, "I'm so excited to partner with Toyota and represent their brand on the slopes and off. Growing up I was inspired watching some of the most incredible athletes in the sport, and to this day, I'm still impressed by so many of them as a fan of the sport. I'm proud to be the newest member on the team."

Here is a video of Kim being surprised with the RAV4 for her birthday:

Photo: Toyota