[42], Ahead of the 2016–2017 season, Chen traveled to Canton, Michigan, to have his programs choreographed by Marina Zueva. The Worlds — intended to take place in Montreal this year — has only been canceled one other time for a reason besides a World War, the first being after the Sabena Flight 548 crash in 1961. Recipient of 2011, 2010 Cecilia Colledge Memorial Fund award. Awarded Team USA's Best Male Athlete of the Month in December 2016, January, October, December 2017, January, November 2018, January, March, October, November, December 2019. Chen previewed these routines at a virtual competition set up by the U.S. Zijn overstap naar de junioren was meteen succesvol: in 2012 werd hij nationaal kampioen[6], in 2013 werd hij derde[7] en in 2014 won hij nogmaals de Amerikaanse juniorentitel. [25] His first assignment was JGP Austria in Linz from September 12–16, 2012. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Flipboard (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window), Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Mariah Bell tops Skate America short program, eyes biggest win of career. Figure Skating at age 10 by winning the national novice title at the 2010 U.S. Championships[19] in Spokane, Washington. “I kind of let her take the reins with these programs,” Chen said. 30 Under 30 2020: Meet The Sports World’s Brightest Young Stars, Why This Year's Oscars Drew The Lowest Viewership in Academy Awards History, Videos From Adele, CL, EXO And Others Spike On YouTube Following Pyeongchang Olympics. While Chen is excited to get back on the ice, he pointed out one major difference between this weekend’s event and events prior: the lack of sound. The Olympics led to an increase of interest on YouTube for musicians whose songs made an appearance during events and the closing ceremony. [28] He won the gold medal with the highest score (222.00 points) ever awarded at the time in the JGP series. Figure Skating Championships", "ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Stating, 2013/2014, Linz/Austria", "2012 Prudential U.S. "I love skating; a big part of me is being taken away because I can't be on the ice," Nathan Chen tells PEOPLE. Nathan Chen (Salt Lake City (Utah), 5 mei 1999) is een Amerikaans kunstschaatser. Who Will Be The Winter Olympics' Marketing Winners? For his Grand Prix series debut at the 2016 Trophée de France in Paris, Chen cleanly landed a 4Lz+3T combination jump and a 4F jump in both his short and long programs. There, his free program earned second place behind Javier Fernandez. Nationals is no joke. “I’ve never done this style of program,” Chen said. His goals, however, remain the same: continue to improve with each competition. ", RELATED: He's an Olympic Medalist and a College Sophomore: All About Nathan Chen's Life at Yale — While Still Figure Skating. Small medals for short and free programs awarded only at ISU Championships. He spent two weeks later that month working in Canton, Michigan, modifying the element order and choreography of his programs. What if we approached business the same way athletes approach the Olympics? Going into the Pyeongchang Games, only two American athletes have significant name recognition with the public. Replacing the audience with cardboard cutouts is just one of the many protocols Skate America implemented this year in lieu of the coronavirus pandemic. [30] Nationally, having stayed at the junior level, he won the junior men's bronze medal at the 2013 U.S. Championships in Omaha, Nebraska, on January 22, 2013.[31]. A combination of flamenco and mariachi styles, this year’s short program is “character-driven” and specific to the feel of “Desperado,” Chen told the News. Chen, who was the Worlds single men's champion in both 2018 and 2019, says that he feels "a big part of me is being taken away because I can't be on the ice." 2018 Olympic medalist Nathan Chen ’23 is taking a break from his studies and preparing to compete in the Sin City this weekend. [38], In January 2016, Chen made history at the U.S. Championships by becoming the first American man to land two quadruple jumps in the short program. At the Final in Nagoya, Chen took the lead in the short program and the competition over Shoma Uno of Japan and Mikhail Kolyada of Russia to win his first Grand Prix Final title. Chen's victory and teammate Max Aaron's eleventh-place finish ensure Team USA three men's berths at next year's World Figure Skating Championships in Japan. Hij werd twee keer wereldkampioen en won tevens bij zijn debuut in februari 2017 op de viercontinentenkampioenschappen meteen de gouden medaille bij de mannen. In het seizoen 2016/17 was Chen weer hersteld en dat uitte zich in goede resultaten. [21][22], In the 2011–2012 season, Chen moved up nationally to the junior level. 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"[62] With two victories, Chen earned the top qualifying spot for the Grand Prix Final. Atsushi Tomura/International Skating Union/getty.