Model Olympian: Nathan Chen

Nathan Chen poses for the cameras at NBC's Winter Olympic photo shoot

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Nathan Chen was the first skater to try six quadruple jumps in a free skate, doing so at 2017 Worlds
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Nathan Chen is the 2017 U.S. national champion
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Nathan Chen won the 2017 Four Continents Championships
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Nathan Chen finished sixth in his Worlds debut in 2017
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Nathan Chen won four U.S. national titles across the junior and novice levels
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Nathan Chen is the youngest of five siblings and started skating because he wanted to be a hockey goalie
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Nathan Chen took ballet and gymnastics classes growing up
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Nathan Chen grew up in Salt Lake City, the host city of the 2002 Olympics
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Nathan Chen now trains in California with fellow national champions Ashley Wagner and Adam Rippon
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Nathan Chen admires gold medalists Yevgeny Plushenko and Yuzuru Hanyu
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Nathan Chen was the first skater to try six quadruple jumps in a free skate, doing so at 2017 Worlds
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Nathan Chen plays guitar for fun and enjoys skateboarding
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Nathan Chen’s favorite Winter Olympics sport – outside of figure skating – is hockey
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