Bio

About Nathan:  Nathan Chen started skating in Salt Lake City at the age of 3 after watching his two older brothers play hockey. His two older sisters used to participate in figure skating as well. In addition to skating, he competed in gymnastics at the state and regional levels for seven years and previously trained in ballet with Ballet West Academy.  Nathan entered his first figure skating competition in 2003. Nathan is the 2018 World champion, 2018 Olympic team bronze medalist, 2017 Four Continents Champion and a six-time U.S. national champion (2017 & 2018 senior, 2012 & 2014 in junior and 2010 & 2011 in Novice).  Nathan is currently a freshman at Yale University.

Birthdate:  May 5, 1999
Place of birth: Salt Lake City, Utah
Coach: Rafael Arutunian
Choreographer: Shae-Lynn Bourne (SP), Lori Nichol (FS)
Club: Salt Lake Figure Skating
Training: New Haven, Connecticut

Recipient of 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009 Michael Weiss Foundation Scholarship
Recipient of 2012 Ron and Gayle Hershberger Award
Recipient of 2011 Athlete Alumni Ambassador Award
Recipient of 2011, 2010 Cecilia Colledge Memorial Fund award
Recipient of 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Memorial Fund