Everyone loves a comeback story and Team USA has a solid group of athletes looking to defy the odds by bringing home some hardware.
Mirai Nagasu’s Olympic journey has been a rollercoaster. She finished fourth in Vancouver as a 16 year-old and was on the cusp of qualifying in 2010 – she finished third at U.S. Nationals – before U.S. Figure Skating decided to send fourth-place finisher Ashley Wagner to Sochi instead of Nagasu. Nagasu accepted the decision and came back to secure her second Olympic berth by finishing second at the 2017 U.S. Nationals.