History was made when Mirai Nagasu did what no other American woman has done before.
Nathan Chen won his second straight US Figure Skating Championship, leaving no doubt he’s America’s best hope for a gold in Pyongchang.
Vincent Zhou took third, putting him in strong contention to join Chen on the US Olympic Team with second place finisher Ross Miner.
Chen’s sensational performance continued his undefeated streak this season. No … Read more
It’s official this morning.
Mirai Nagasu is one big bad ass.
Four years after being denied a spot on the U.S. Olympic Team despite placing third at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Nagasu was not going to be denied.
The U.S. Olympic Committee named her to the team this morning … Read more
Mirai Nagasu is hoping for a chance at redemption.
Karen Chen is trying to bounce back from a poor season.
Both are close to skating over the mountain top with Nagasu placing second and Karen Chen third in the women’s short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Wednesday … Read more
Mirai Nagasu skated horribly Saturday in the Skate America short program in Illinois, placing 10th out of 11 skaters.
USA Today reports the 21-year old turned to mom for support.
“I called my mom, and she yelled at me. I haven’t seen her in a really … Read more
Supporters of Mirai Nagasu aren’t letting up in their efforts to get the US Figure Skating Association to reverse its snub of the Asian American, reports Asiance.
Despite her third place finish at Nationals, the USFSA has not selected her to compete in the 2014 World Championships.
Instead, just as she is in the Olympics, Nagasu will be an alternate for the World Championships.
This is particularly … Read more
In her most candid comments to date about the decision to leave her off the US Olympic team, Mirai Nagasu wrote on her Facebook page, “Not being selected to this year’s team was devastating and I remain confused by US Figure Skating’s decision to not select me for the 2014 Olympic or World teams,” People… Read more
Fans of Mirai Nagasu are going for the salchow quadruple jump to win the hearts and minds of the US Olympic committee.
According to an article in Asiance Magazine, a Twitter and letter writing campaign is being directed at the US Olympic Committee Board of Directors.
The Board is scheduled to approve the US … Read more