American Figure Skater Chen Falls In Olympic Debut

Published on February 09, 2018 at 06:50AM

(PyeongChang, South Korea) — The 2018 Games are off to a rough to for American figure skater Nathen Chen. The 18-year-old Salt Lake City native fell during his Olympic debut in Thursday’s men’s team event. Considered an individual gold medal favorite, Chen hit the ice on his fifth jump of the short program. The U.S. is still second overall in the team event behind Canada.