"Four years ago I was crying with Adam Rippon because we both didn't make the team", she said, referring to the men's singles skater. Not about to miss out again, she doubled down on her training. And she's already made her mark.
Nagasu also drew lots of compliments from fellow American skaters, incuding Kristi Yamaguchi, Scott Hamilton and Meryl Davis. That should be enough to make her a star of the 2018 Winter Olympics, but her amusing tweets are earing her just as much attention. In fact, she completed a total of nine triple jumps.
GANGNEUNG, South Korea - It took the talent, grit and artistry of eight American figure skaters over three days of competition at the Gangneung Ice Arena to deliver the United States a bronze medal in the team event at the PyeongChang Olympics.
On Sunday, Nagasu's move helped push the Americans over the edge to snare the bronze medal as Canada took gold and Russian Federation silver.
Yet on Monday, 24 year old Mirai Nagasu completed it during the team event because she won't let physics and velocity hold her down. "But to tell myself 'No, I'm going to go for it 100 percent and not pull back, ' that was really special for me". "To nail it the way I did - and even out of the corner of my eye, I could see my team-mates standing in excitement".
"It's historical and something no one can take away from me", Nagasu said afterward.
Nagasu became the first U.S. woman to land a triple Axel in Olympic competition, in a powerful performance that brought a score of 137.53 points - a new personal best, according to the U.S. Figure Skating Association.
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Also for her ideal skate on Olympic Ice! "To want to share your ideas and feel like people might not like them".
Brian Boitano, the 1988 Olympic figure skating gold medalist, announced he was gay in 2013, after President Obama named him to the official U.S. delegation to the 2014 Sochi Olympics. So what makes this jump so elusive?
An axel is a required element in today's skating routines-you can't win a medal without it.
Norwegian speed skater Axel Paulsen invented the axel in 1882. Because a skater takes off for an axel skating forward and lands it skating backward, though, there's really an extra half-rotation in the jump. That I'm different, and I think on some level we all feel sort of different and when we are embraced for who we are and speaking our minds it's awesome. "Unfortunately, she just wasn't able (to) land it at the Olympics".
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If you drag this one out and you think about it for the next 36 hours, we're not going to be ready to play in a couple days. But the team stopped short of carrying the momentum throughout the third period and overtime to secure its first win.
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Rippon also said he did not want to sit down with the Vice President during the Olympic Games, as it would be too distracting. "It was 9 a.m.", Nagasu tells Cosmopolitan.com exclusively. "Being here at the Olympics it does give me a louder voice".
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Knierim fell on both of his triple jumps, a salchow and the toeloop that was supposed to lead into a double toeloop. The Knierims - a husband and wife team - struggled in their Free Skate and will not win a medal in Pairs.
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