Skating’s Heart of Gold

This  week skaters are taking the stage at TD Garden in Boston. Before the competition even started their was drama and shake ups with injuries, doping allegations, and withdrawals.

One such withdrawal led to Mirai Nagasu stepping up to the plate for Team USA. Thursday night she delivered. Maybe not in standings, she showed the world and her own federation what passion, dedication, and never saying die stand for.

She skated a clean short with not just the poise she is known for but a newfound fierceness, that one who has been knocked down so many times, but yet refuses to stay there.

She is an example of what true strength is. What an athlete and yes a skater girl is truly made of.

I couldn’t be prouder of her. Regardless of what happens Saturday, she is already a winner. She has sent a message to the USFSA that no matter how much you try to insert politics into a sport, true sportsmanship will always shine.

Go Mirai!



2 thoughts on “Skating’s Heart of Gold

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Powered by

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: