Found February 14, 2014 on Rumors and Rants:
Regardless of how you feel about figure skating, it’s one of the most popular events of the Winter Olympics. And the “Ladies’ singles” event is always the highlight of the competition. With the American men unlikely to medal, the United States’ best chance for an individual spot on the podium is 18-year-old Gracie Gold. The Americans finished third in the team event and ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White are heavy favorites in their competition, but Gold looks like the only individual skater with a real shot at medaling in Sochi. In her first Olympic showing ever, Gold was outstanding in the team portion of the Games and emerged as a potential contender in the individual event. Since she’s relatively new to the scene, we’ll go ahead and give you everything you need to know about the young phenom with the best name in the Olympics. Gracie Elizabeth Gold was born in Newton, Massachusetts (a suburb of Boston) and grew up in Springfield, Missouri. She now lives in Los Angeles wi...
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