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Meryl Davis & Charlie White's Decision To Not Compete in 2018 Olympics Took Over Three Years

Meryl Davis & Charlie White's Decision To Not Compete in 2018 Olympics Took Over Three Years

Meryl Davis isn’t the one to make rash decision — especially when it comes to her career as an Olympic ice dancer.

So when she and partner Charlie White announced that they won’t be trying to defend their gold medal at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, you need to know that it took them a long time to get to that point.

“It isn’t so black and white,” she shared in a new interview. “Charlie and I took until about a month and a half, two months ago to decide for sure to announce that we weren’t going to go back to the Olympics.”

That’s over three years of weighing options and going through all their pro and cons lists.

Meryl adds, “For us, it really is a sort of intangible feeling…We took that time, and were sort of blown in the direction of new adventures.”

And adventures there are…when Meryl isn’t teaching young kids learn to skate through the Figure Skating in Harlem and Figure Skating in Detroit programs, she’s working on her anthropology degree, and next up? Stars on Ice!

Meryl is pictured below at the Figure Skating in Harlem event in NYC with Alex and Maia Shibutani, Nathan Chen and Ashley Wagner.

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VIDEO: Watch Nathan Chen Completely Wow in Flashback Novice & Junior Competitions

VIDEO: Watch Nathan Chen Completely Wow in Flashback Novice & Junior Competitions

Before he was the US Men’s champion at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships this weekend, Nathan Chen was also the 2010 Novice champion and 2012 Junior champion.

The 17-year-old figure skater, who blasted the leaderboard with any amazing 318.47 total tonight, declared back in 2010 after his winning performance that he was headed to the 2018 Olympic games, which will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Nathan Chen

While now he can land any quad you throw at him, in 2010 and 2012, Nathan was the master of the triple jumps!

Check out performances from a young Nathan below!


2010 US National Championships – Novice Mens – Nathan Chen

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Figure Skater Nathan Chen WINS US Figure Skating Champs With Dominate Score!

Figure Skater Nathan Chen WINS US Figure Skating Champs With Dominate Score!

Congrats to Nathan Chen — the new Men’s US National Champion!

The 17-year-old shattered records while going to the top of the leaderboard, earning 318.47 points total for both of his short and long programs over the weekend at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships.

He performed FIVE quadruple jumps in his long program! A first ever!

Nathan is being name dropped all over as the skater who will be changing the face of men’s figure skating.

“That’s what I’ve strived for my whole life,” Nathan shared ahead of the long program about earning the title of champion. “I don’t think it’s necessarily something I should be afraid of.”

He adds, “It’s something I’ve wanted my whole life. It’s definitely a good step for me and I’m really happy to be where I am tonight and hopefully to continue with this in the free skate.”

Vincent Zhou, Jason Brown, Grant Hochstein and Ross Miner followed behind Nathan on the leaderboard.

Learn more about Nathan right now! Check out 10 Fun Facts inside right now along with his performance! More Here! »

VIDEO: Nathan Chen Shattered High-Scoring Record at US Nationals 2017

VIDEO: Nathan Chen Shattered High-Scoring Record at US Nationals 2017

Get used to seeing Nathan Chen‘s name everywhere.

The 17-year-old figure skater just shattered records everywhere last night (January 20) at the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships — including the high score for the short dance at nationals. He scored 106.39, demolishing Jeremy Abbott‘s score of 99.86 back in 2014.

“Throughout my skating career, nerves have always been there,” Nathan revealed about his nerves going into the performance. “It’s something that I’ve just tried to distract myself from and push that aside as much as I can.”

He adds, “At the same time, where I am now and where I’m pushing to go is what I’ve strived towards my whole life, and I don’t feel like that’s something I should be afraid of. It’s something that I’m really excited for, actually. It’ll bring more energy and more excitement to my skating versus pulling me down.”

Following Nathan on the leaderboard were Ross Miner, Just JaredVincent Zhou, Jason Brown (the 2016 champ), and Max Aaron.


Nathan Chen Short Program US Figure Skating Nationals 2017
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Nathan Chen Injures Hip & Has To Sit Out of World Figure Skating Championships

Nathan Chen Injures Hip & Has To Sit Out of World Figure Skating Championships

Sending all our get well wishes to Nathan Chen.

The 14-year-old US National Bronze medalist injured his hip just after medaling at the 2016 US National Figure Skating Championships last weekend.

According to USA Today, Nathan injured his hip during the exhibition following the medal ceremony and underwent left hip surgery on Wednesday (January 28) for an avulsion injury — when a piece of bone tears away from the main part of the bone.

While he’s expected to return to the ice, his recovery is expected to go beyond the Worlds competition in March.

Grant Hochstein, who finished fourth, will take Nathan‘s place.

Gracie Gold, Adam Rippon, Maia & Alex Shibutani Lead US Team To Worlds Competition in Boston

Gracie Gold, Adam Rippon, Maia & Alex Shibutani Lead US Team To Worlds Competition in Boston

The 2016 U.S. National Figure Skating team for the upcoming Worlds competition is looking insanely good!

The figure skaters, who competed this past weekend at the 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in St. Paul, Minnesota and are headed to Boston for the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships are: Gracie Gold, Polina Edmunds, Ashley Wagner (ladies), Adam Rippon, Max Aaron, Nathan Chen (men), Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea and Alexa Scimeca and Chris Knierim (pairs), Maia and Alex Shibutani, Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, and Madison Chock and Evan Bates (ice dance).

“The international scene is so strong and it’s getting stronger every single year and I think that it is never a question of whether or not the U.S. ladies are capable of being on that podium; it’s more a question of when we’re going to step up to that challenge,” Ashley shared about the particularly competitive ladies competition.

She added, “This year is going to be about going out there and nailing those triple-triple combinations, nailing those technical marks, performing the hell out of those programs. That is what’s going to get us onto the world podium, and that is a lot to ask of one person, but I think we’re definitely capable of putting that out.”

The 2016 World Figure Skating Championships will be held from March 28th to April 3rd.

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Figure Skaters Ross Miner & Nathan Chen Continue to Compete in U.S. Figure Skating Championship 2016

Figure Skaters Ross Miner & Nathan Chen Continue to Compete in U.S. Figure Skating Championship 2016

Ross Miner takes the ice during the Men’s Free Skate at the 2016 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championship on Sunday (January 24) at Xcel Energy Center in St Paul, Minn.

The 25-year-old skater competed against Nathan Chen, 16, who made history by landing four quadruple jumps, more than any American skater ever. Congrats to him!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Ross Miner

A couple days earlier, both Ross and Nathan both also impressed at the Men’s Short Program competition.

25+ pics inside of Ross Miner and Nathan Chen skating beautifully in the championship… More Here! »

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