publication date: Monday, March 12, 2018 (part of Spring 2018)
clue: While visiting her ancestral homeland, this athlete almost got as much attention for desiring ice cream and churros as she did for winning a gold medal.
explanation: Kim, whose parents are Korean, won a gold medal in the women's snowboarding halfpipe event. Her tweets about missing ice cream and eating churros to calm down were popular online. more…
intended difficulty: easy
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, Erik Bates, and Evie Totty