Team USA Skaters

Team USA skaters answer our questions about their Get UpSM moments,
their fondest memories, what skating has taught them, and much more.

Marissa
Castelli

"Without it, I wouldn't be Marissa Castelli."

Gracie
Gold

"It’s being comfortable with being uncomfortable."

Max
Aaron

"We’re athletes just like football players."

Adam
Rippon

"My mom ended up learning to drive the Zamboni."

Polina
Edmunds

"My coach said, 'You just gotta do it.'"

Evan
Bates

"I would've never gotten here quite as quickly without figure skating."

Ashley
Wagner

"Skating was my sense of home."

Madison
Chock

"It’s not just about you."