From clothing hauls to TikTok trends, Gen Z Olympians show new side of Games

ZHANGJIAKOU, China: American snowboarder Maddie Mastro has captured the hearts of millions on the Internet by showing both the highs and lows of being an Olympian, sharing everything from try-on hauls to competition prep on her TikTok account.

Mastro, 21, is part of a growing number of athletes who are using their popular social accounts to connect directly to newly-converted fans, answering questions about their training routines, accommodation and Olympic merchandise at the Beijing Games.

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