Marquette figure skaters draw inspiration from Olympians

Team Canada awaits their score at the Figure Skating Team Event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

The U.S won the bronze medal in the team competition in Sochi in 2012, and is a contender for a medal in Korea. Looking for breaking news, videos, Olympic and Paralympic team bios all at your fingertips?

Over the summer, she won her first global title. "And then after the coach left, she would continue training me, continue going over all those little things and she would ask the coach what specific things to work on, things that I could improve on". I definitely think that played a role. Freestyle skiing kicks off with both men's and women's moguls.

Rob Lowe narrates the real-life drama of the 1988 Olympic Winter Games in Calgary, Canada.

There are no jerseys in figure skating, but if you really want to be fashion forward you can just wear whatever outfit that Chen wears for his performance. If not, you must have missed his impressive feature with NBC Olympics during the Super Bowl. American phenom Nathan Chen, considered a favourite for gold in the individual event, fell once and popped a quad jump to score 80.61.

The second-place finisher at the 2017 World Championships has the routines and skill capable of challenging Chen and Hanyu, but he will come up just short of the top two positions in the standings.

Chan said the early start times were not compatible with the finesse needed to execute quality jumps, adding that it could be particularly hard for Chen, who is known for his numerous quads.

"I think you're going to see more and more teams playing better because they're getting more comfortable with the ice and where to put the broom, so it's good to see that our team is catching on to that as well", he said. Here are 242 people who will give their all to the thing they love most, whether it's speed skating, a snowboarder stomping a landing, or the USA hockey team going for another Miracle on Ice.

The American men, of course, will face formidable competition from a deep field of worldwide athletes.

Although Uno is making his Olympic debut here, he insisted he had no butterflies.

Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir, Canada - The 2010 Olympic champions use a variety of songs from the movie, most notably "El Tango de Roxanne".

Orser said that he and Hanyu sat down after the injury occurred in late November, setting out a plan to try and make it back healthy for the Winter Olympics. After Kristi Yamaguchi won gold in 1992, at least one Asian-American figure skater has competed in every Olympic since then. "In my case I'm so thankful I had the support of my team mates on and off the ice".

Duhamel and Radford, two-time world champions, had an easier time of it, with an 8:50 practice and competition that launched after the men were done. I felt pretty good... No American is a medal favorite, but Brad Wilson will be the best hope for the USA men's team. He competed in the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Figure skater Ashley Wagner sure knows how to keep her fans guessing! Nagasu remains in an extraordinarily elite group of female athletes able to answer "yes" to the popular question.

Russians Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov, topped the pairs short program with 80.92, while Germans Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot were third with 75.36.

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Inline skating is not an Olympic sport, so Jackson figured the only way she would ever get to compete in an Olympics was to make the switch to ice, which many inline skaters have done in the past. The couple holds the only spot for an American pair team at these Games.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport handed down its rulings Friday, less than nine hours before the opening ceremony. Enjoy watching the Games, everyone!

During the 2017 season, 39% of the top US skaters in the men's and women's singles elite program were of Asian descent, according to Team USA.

  • Julie Sanders