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Meet Kyle Mack, Olympic snowboarder from Michigan

Mack hails from West Bloomfield

Kyle Mack reacts to taking first place in the final round of the Men's Snowboard Slopestyle during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on January 20, 2018 in Mammoth, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)
Kyle Mack reacts to taking first place in the final round of the Men's Snowboard Slopestyle during the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix on January 20, 2018 in Mammoth, California. (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

Kyle Mack will compete in his first Olympic Games in the snowboarding events Slopestyle and Big Air.

Mack began snowboarding at three and competing when he was just nine years old.  

Event: Snowboarding Slopestyle and Big Air
Hometown: West Bloomfield 
Olympics: PyeongChang 2018

Mack, 20, won bronze medals in slopestyle and big air at the 2015 World Championships.  He also won the Burton U.S. Open in 2016.  This is the first time Big Air is an event at the Winter Olympics.  

Slopestyle debuted in 2014 during the Sochi Russia Games. 

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Snowboarder Kyle Mack of the United States trains during the Snowboard practice session during previews ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Phoenix Snow Park on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

The state of Michigan will be represented by 14 athletes including: 


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