Gracie Gold Skates Her Way To Sochi [VIDEO]
With the Olympic Ceremonies set to open on February 7th, you may be wondering who will represent Team USA on the ice. Saturday the US Figure Skating Championship was held in Boston,and one woman’s outstanding performance has her ready to compete for the gold medal.
Gracie Gold’s coach tells her, “Just do your job.” That’s exacly what she did. Only three spots were available for the Women’s Olympic Team, and her placement at Nationals was no guarantee. Her fate would be decided by a committee the next the day.
With just one minor step out, she achieved the highest total score ever at the US nationals. Her jumps and her spins are stunningly executed and elegant. Watch and see for yourself.