Mirai Nagasu: 1st American Female Figure Skater to Hit Triple Axel at Olympics

Daily FactsBleacher ReportFebruary 12, 2018

GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 12: Mirai Nagasu of USA competes in the Ladies Free Skating during the Figure Skating Team Event on day three of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 12, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)
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Fact: On Sunday at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Mirai Nagasu became the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel during an Olympic event.

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