Women to Watch at This Year’s Olympics


Whether you’re into sports or not, we can all agree that the Olympics produces some of the greatest drama on television—and that’s saying a lot, especially if you’ve ever cried through all three episodes of Shonda Thursday back-to-back. But how, exactly, can you get in all the best Olympics goss if you don’t even own a TV? Instagram, baby.

We crunched the numbers, and of the 109 US women competing in this year’s Olympic Games in PyeongChang, 44 have verified Instagram accounts. Here are some of our favorite Insta-Olympians to follow to the gold this year.

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Chloe Kim

🏅 Event: Freestyle Snowboarding (Halfpipe) | 📊  Followers: 172,004


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Aja Evans

🏅 Event: Bobsled | 📊  Followers: 10,356



Mikaela Shiffrin

🏅 Event: Alpine Skiing | 📊  Followers: 443,045



Maia Shibutani

🏅Event: Figure Skating (mixed) | 📊  Followers: 140,018


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Hilary Knight

🏅Event: Ice Hockey | 📊  Followers: 85,451



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