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.

Nathan
Chen

"I just felt like I belonged on the ice."

Deanna
Stellato

"It made me feel like what I want is possible."

Marissa
Castelli

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

Gracie
Gold

"It’s being comfortable with being uncomfortable."

Alex
Shibutani

"Believing in why we were doing what we were doing led us back to where we are today."

Zachary
Donohue

"If you want to get from point A to point B, you have to get back up."

Polina
Edmunds

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

Evan
Bates

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