Icebreakers: Team USA’s Life After the Olympic Games, The Launch of Figure Skating Pass and More
Offseason has barely started, but Team USA athletes, including Mirai Nagasu and Nathan Chen, continue to be busier than ever. Follow Team USA as the crazy whirlwind of life after the Olympic Winter Games continue in this week’s Icebreakers.
1. Figure Skating Stars Reflect on PyeongChang as Whirlwind Post-Games Life Takes Over (Team USA) – While attending the Figure Skating in Harlem Gala, Nathan Chen, Maia and Alex Shibutani and Karen Chen discuss life after returning from South Korea.
2. U.S. Figure Skating Moving OTT Offerings to NBC Sports Gold (Sports Business Daily) – New season, new streaming service. Read more about the launch of Figure Skating Pass on NBC Sports Gold.
3. Figure Skater Nathan Chen is Ready to Add Another Twist to His Routine—Being a Student at Yale (Los Angeles Times) – Nathan Chen reflects on his Olympic experience, how it propelled him to his first World title and his next step—college.
4. DWTS’ Mirai Nagasu Says Her Boyfriend Has Been With Her ‘Every Step of This Journey’ (PEOPLE) – Mirai Nagasu blogs about her Dancing with the Stars experience for People.
5. Olympic Skater and ‘America’s Sweetheart’ Adam Rippon on Becoming a Voice for the LGBTQ Community (ABC) – Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworthy sit down with Nightline to chat about their platforms, Olympic memories and more.
6. Figure Skating in Harlem Now Opening Doors in Detroit (Washington Post) – Read more about Meryl Davis’ efforts in Detroit, Michigan, with Figure Skating in Detroit.
7. Alex Shibutani Details His Stars on Ice Experience – and the Surge of Interest in Skating – in His Blog (Team USA) – In his latest blog, Alex Shibutani shares his non-stop travel with Maia Shibutani after the Olympic Winter Games.