What’s it Like to Do a Triple Axel? with Mirai Nagasu

Getting Curious with Jonathan Van Ness #52 April 29, 2018

Mirai Nagasu was the first American female figure skater to land a triple axel at the Olympics, securing a bronze medal at PyeongChang 2018. Jonathan chokes back tears of love and joy to get deep into the technical, artistic and political aspects of figure skating. Plus, Mirai shares what it’s been like losing the skates to compete in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes.

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