August 18, 2018

Nagasu, Rippon help lead Americans to figure skating bronze (Philly)

Nagasu, Rippon help lead Americans to figure skating bronze (Philly)

Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon shared tears of sorrow when they were left off the Olympic team four years ago, each of them passed over in decisions that could have gone either way.

They shed tears of joy together Monday.

The veteran figure skaters put together flawless back-to-back performances, Nagasu becoming the first American woman to land a triple axel in the Olympics, Rippon nailing both of his triple axels. They helped earn the United States the bronze medal in the team competition. Canada won the gold medal, with the Russians taking the silver. Read more

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