The incredible rise of the American Mirai Nagasu, who won bronze in figure skating Pyeongchang. It is for such a stunning story and we love the sport!
The point is that Mirai Nagasu familiar to fans of the club “Colorado avalanche”. This is the girl who was part of the group support the NHL team. Jumped to the platform in a tank top and short skirt, waving, excuse the expression, epigastrale. Even cleaned a large ice scraper in the pauses of the match, reports Rus.Media.
But Nagasu knew something else. After all, she was engaged in figure skating, and the NHL club only worked part time so have learned to hold in public.
And here were the two years, Nagasu has grown to the U.S. Olympic team. Was in team competitions. And became the third woman in history, who performed at the Olympics triple Axel, one of the most difficult jumps in figure skating.
In General, the Olympics triple Axel previously carried only two Japanese figure skater Midori ito (Albertville-1992) and Mao Asada (Vancouver 2010). American did it only once — at the world figure skating Championships in 1991. And it was Tonya Harding.
For completeness, add: Mirai was born in California, and at age 16 performed at the Olympics in Vancouver, but became the fourth.
And the girl has a cool instagram where she shares not only a sporting success but also photos from travels.