U.S. Olympic Figure Skater Alysa Liu Retires at Age 16

Fourth EstateAlysa Liu at 2019-2020 ISU Junior Grand Prix Final ladies singles medal ceremonies - Luu/Wikimedia Commons

United States Olympic figure skater Alysa Liu announced on Instagram on April 9 that she was retiring from the sport at the age of 16. “I feel so satisfied with how my skating career has gone. Now that I’m finally …

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U.S. Figure Skater Nathan Chen Wins His First Olympic Gold

United States figure skater Nathan Chen, a three-time world champion, won his first Olympic gold on Feb. 10 at the Beijing Games. Chen, of Salt Lake City, Utah, earned a score of 218. 63 in the free skate program, building …

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Donovan Carrillo Becomes First Mexican Figure Skater to Compete in Free Skate at the Olympics

Donovan Carrillo became the first Mexican figure skater to advance in the free skate program at the Olympics after competing in the men’s short program in Beijing on Feb. 8. Carrillo’s performance in the men’s short program earned him a …

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U.S. Figure Skater Nathan Chen Sets World Record in Men’s Short Program at Beijing Olympics

United States figure skater Nathan Chen set a new world record in the men’s short program at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics on Feb. 8. Chen, a three-time world champion, earned first place for the program with a score of …

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