Welcome to the official website of Nathan Chen, 2018 World Champion, 2018 Olympic Team Bronze Medalist, 2017 Grand Prix Final Champion, 2017 Four Continents Champion and two-time U.S. Champion (2017 & 2018)
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August 31, 2018: Nathan has begun his first semester at Yale University. At Champs Camp held in Colorado Springs, Aug. 18-23, he talked to Lynn Rutherford about his new programs and how training will go now that he is in New Haven, Connecticut. Read the interview here.
June 28, 2018: Nathan was assigned to compete at Skate America and Internationaux de France for 2018-2019 Grand Prix Series.
May 16, 2018: Nathan was awarded a proclamation by Salt Lake County Mayor and council members forever making May 16, “Nathan Chen Day” in Salt Lake City. Read more here.
April 6-May 20, 2018: Nathan is traveling with Stars on Ice. A few articles from the tour:
With the Olympics in the rear-view mirror, Nathan Chen returns home to perform in ice show, but a life-changing experience is on the horizon (May 14)
Quad king Nathan Chen lands in Anaheim for Stars on Ice show at Honda Center (May 9)
Nathan Chen looks forward to new chapter in his life and training (April 23)
April-May 2018: Nathan attended Bulldog Days at Yale University, the university’s three-day program to introduce admitted students and their parents to campus (April 23, 24 and 25). Nathan has completed his paperwork to begin classes in the Fall. He plans to train nearby.
Chen ’22 will juggle sports, academics (Yale News)
World Champion Nathan Chen to attend Yale, train nearby (AP via Fox Sports)
April 3, 2018: Nathan has been accepted to Yale University. He plans to attend college in the fall while continuing his skating career. Read more here.
March 23, 2018: WORLD CHAMPION! Nathan Chen wins his first World Championship, the first World title in men’s skating for Team USA since 2009. Nathan earned a ISU personal best free skate score of 219.46 and a ISU personal best total score of 321.40.
Salt Lake’s Nathan Chen wins world figure skating title (Salt Lake Tribune)
Nathan Chen on top of figure skating world (CBC)
Nathan Chen Blows Away Field To Win First World Title, Redeems Disappointing Olympic Finish (Team USA)
Nathan Chen wins world title by nearly 50 points after everyone falls (NBC Sports)
March 22, 2018: Nathan Chen wins the short program of the men’s event at the 2018 World Championships. He will compete his free skate Saturday.
Nathan Chen finds redemption in successful Worlds short skate (CBC Sports)
Led by Nathan Chen, Americans are first, third after short program at Worlds (AP/USA Today)
Team USA has two men in podium position after World Championships short program: Nathan Chen and Vincent Zhou (Team USA)
Nathan Chen hits short program, leads world championships (NBC Sports)
February 16-17, 2018: Nathan Chen wins the free skate segment of the men’s event in PyeongChang, South Korea. He attempts six quads, landing five of them cleanly. He made Olympic history by becoming the first man to attempt six quads in a program and land five quads cleanly in a program at the Olympics. He earned a score of 215.08 in the free skate and a total score of 297.35 to move up from 17th place in the short program to finish in 5th place.
Salt Lake Olympian Nathan Chen can attest to this mantra: Mother knows best (The Salt Lake Tribune)
Nathan Chen explains: How I pulled off my historic 6 quadruple jumps at the Olympics (People)
Vera Wang talks designing Nathan Chen’s sleek Olympic skating ensembles (Vogue)
Nathan Chen gets a different kind of reward (New York Times)
Nathan Chen opens up about ’emotional roller coaster’ at the Olympics (Today)
Nathan Chen makes Olympic history with redemptive skate (NBC News)
Video: Nathan Chen throws six quads in historic free skate (NBC Olympics)
Chen earns redemption with historic free skate (Icenetwork)
Nathan rallies to finish fifth in Olympics after sensational long program with record six quads (The Salt Lake Tribune)
With nothing to lose, Salt Lake’s Nathan Chen risks it all and find redemption (Deseret News)
Nathan Chen turns page, makes Olympic history by landing 6 quads (NPR)
Nathan Chen lands record 6 quads in free program (Sports Illustrated)
Nathan Chen just made history with 6 quad jumps: What’s that? (Time)
Nathan Chen dazzles with six quads in free skate (AP)
Nathan Chen said positive messages on social media really helped him ahead of the long program. pic.twitter.com/7DC5ZRfatR
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