His seventeen-year-old daughter nailed back-to-back 1080s, taking the gold home, but her father’s laminated sign proved that he was excelling at a different sport: dad coaching. As an adult man with a purple marker, he really struck a chord with folks at home.
He’s just one of many Olympic parents bursting with pride in PyeongChang, where emotional stakes are high. But there were a lot of people who found this particular dad move heartwarming.
We now have the obscure but time-honored sport of competitive parental Winter Olympics 2018 signs. Please be advised that all one needs to qualify is maternal or paternal pride and access to basic arts and crafts.
I almost cried at Chloe Kim's dad rooting her on with his "GO CHLOE ??" SIGN HOW CUTE I LOVE DADS
— Lindsay (@lindsayyellow) February 13, 2018
Chloe Kim’s dad is so cute with his sign! ??????
— Nicole. (@lovegame) February 13, 2018
The sight of Chloe Kim’s Dad holding a homemade “Go Chloe!” sign is just too much for me to handle. pic.twitter.com/iqdGK4PXMY
— Rachel Brooker (@rachiesue13) February 13, 2018
Ultimate dad move by Chloe Kim's father to laminate his sign pic.twitter.com/EFYfiWvvwj
— SI Extra Mustard (@SI_ExtraMustard) February 13, 2018
— Erin Stephenson (@ekkstephenson) February 13, 2018