Figure skating Olympic hopefuls
February 20, 2020
Figure skating nationals were held Jan. 20 through Jan. 26 in Greensboro, N.C., this year. Performance at nationals literally determines a skater’s career. The United States figure skating committee meet after the results are posted for nationals to discuss which skaters will represent the US at international competitions and the Olympics. The next Olympics start Feb. 4, 2022, in Beijing, China. Even though it is two years out, there is still big talk about which Americans have a shot at a gold medal.
The first name you need to know is Nathan Chen, also known as the “Quad King.” Chen...