Nathan Chen became the first Asian American figure skater to win three consecutive men’s titles at the World Figure Skating Championships on Saturday.
The 21-year-old skater is the first American to accomplish this feat since Scott Hamilton.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to correctly report that Nathan Chen is the first man to win five consecutive figure skating championships. Michelle Kwan holds the record for the most consecutive U.S. titles at eight and most consecutive U.S. Championship medals at 12.
Chinese American figure skater Nathan Chen remains undefeated, becoming the first man to win five consecutive figure skating championships since two-time Olympic champion Dick Button over 60 years ago.
Asian American figure skater Nathan Chen remains undefeated after placing first at the Skate America in Las Vegas on Oct. 23 at Orleans Arena.
The 21-year-old skater won with 111.17 points after pulling off a quadruple toe loop-triple toe loop combination and a quad flip, according to AP News. This is Chen’s fourth consecutive win in Skate America starting in 2017.
Two-time Olympic bronze medalist Maia Shibutani has shared that the tumor that was removed from her kidney on Dec. 14 was malignant.
Figure skating star Nathan Chen won his third straight Skate America Grand Prix championship in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Chen, who did three phenomenal quadruple jumps in his free skate to music from the Elton John biopic “Rocket Man,” defeated runner-up Jason Brown by 44 points with a total score of 299.09.
Internet users are applauding Canadian figure skater Keegan Messing after he unfurled the Japanese flag during a medal award ceremony at the 2019 Autumn Classic International on Saturday.
During the ceremony, where Messing won Bronze, the 27-year-old figure skater realized that the Japanese flag wasn’t noticeable when the country’s national anthem started playing, according to CBC.
U.S. Olympian Nathan Chen defeated Japan’s two-time Olympic champion Yuzuru Hanyu to take home the World Figure Skating Championships gold at Saitama Super Arena near Tokyo.
New video has surfaced of Mariah Bell, an American figure skater accused of intentionally injuring South Korean rival Lim Eun-soo during rehearsal for the World Figure Skating Championships.
Bell, 22, was training prior to the women’s short program in Saitama, Japan, on March 20 when she reportedly approached Eun-soo, 16, from behind and kicked her with her skates.
Photos showing South Korean figure skater Lim Eun Soo in pain in the immediate aftermath of a controversial collision with U.S. rival Mariah Bell are beginning to circulate on social media.
The incident occurred during a rehearsal ahead of the ISU World Championships in Saitama, Japan on Wednesday, where both skaters competed in the women’s short program.
The ISU has released the following statment: “The incident was verbally reported to the ISU by the Korean team leader, however no formal complaint has been received.
“Based on the evidence at hand at this point in time, which includes a video, there is no evidence that Ms. Bell intended any harm to Ms. Lim.
A 13-year-old Asian American figure skater has become the youngest national champion ever after recently winning the U.S. Figure Skating Championship in Detroit, Michigan.
Alysa Liu, who hails from Clovis, California, took home the top prize for the event’s women division last week, beating the year’s previous winner, 20-year-old Bradie Tennell.
Figure skater Nathan Chen won the U.S. Figure Skating Championship with a score of 342 points, making it his third U.S. Championship victory in a row.