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Nathan Chen          

Olympic Figure Skater

Nathan Chen started skating in Salt Lake City at the age of 3 after watching his two older brothers play hockey. His two older sisters used to participate in figure skating as well. In addition to skating, he competed in gymnastics at the state and regional levels for seven years and previously trained in ballet with Ballet West Academy.

Nathan entered his first figure skating competition in 2003. Nathan is a three-time World champion (2018, 2019 & 2021), 2018 Olympic team bronze medalist, 2017 Four Continents Champion, three-time Grand Prix Final Champion (2017-2019) and a nine-time U.S. national champion (2017-2021 in senior, 2012 & 2014 in junior and 2010 & 2011 in Novice). Nathan is a student at Yale University, but has taken time off to focus on his skating in preparation for the 2022 Olympic Games.

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Skater Nathan Chen is rare US quad king
NEW YORK (AP) — Nathan Chen's skating career could have come to a very early end. When Chen was 3 years old, he went to the rink with his siblings; Chen is the youngest of five. When the public session concluded, he refused to leave the ice. It wasn't until the Zamboni was about to clean the rink that Chen's mom ...
Figure skating: Nathan Chen leads Grand Prix Final
NAGOYA, Japan – Nathan Chen finished first in the men's short program at the Grand Prix Final on Thursday, the last major international competition before the Pyeongchang Olympics. Skating to “Nemesis,” the American opened with a quad lutz, triple toe loop combination and added a quad flip and a triple axel for 103.32  ...

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