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Date of birth: 05.05.1999 Nathan CHEN
USA
Place of birth: Salt Lake City, UT
Height: 166 cm
Home town: Long Beach, CA
Profession: high school student
Hobbies: biking, reading
Start sk. / Club: 2002 / Salt Lake City FSC
Internet / Social Media contact: Twitter & Instagram: @nathanwchen
Coach: Rafael Arutunian
Choreographer: Shae-Lynn Bourne (SP), Lori Nichol (FS)
Former Coach: Genia Chernyshova, Karl Kovar
Practice low season: 30 h / week Lake Forest, CA
Practice high season: 23 h / week Lake Forest, CA
Music Short Program / Short Dance as of season 2017/2018
Nemesis by Benjamin Clementine
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2017/2018
Mao's Last Dancer (soundtrack) by Christopher Gordon
Sacre du Printemps by Igor Stravinski
 
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Olympic Games
World Champ.
European Champ.
Four Continents
World Juniors
National Champ.
 
 
 
 
 
1.J
 
 
 
 
 
3.J
 
 
 
 
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1.J
 
 
 
 
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8.S
 
 
 
 
 
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S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International CompetitionYearPlace
ISU CS Finlandia Trophy 2016 Espoo 2016 1.
ISU GP Trophee de France 2016 Paris 2016 4.
ISU GP NHK Trophy 2016 Sapporo 2016 2.
ISU Grand Prix Final 2016/17 Marseille 2016 2.
International CompetitionYearPlace
ISU CS US Internat. FS Classic 2017 Salt Lake City, UT 2017 1.
ISU GP Rostelecom Cup 2017 Moscow 2017 1.
ISU GP Skate America 2017 Lake Placid, NY 2017 1.
ISU Grand Prix Final 2017/18 Nagoya 2017 1.
Chen is a bronze medalist in the Team Event at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games. He became the first skater to perform five quadruple jumps in one free skating (quad Lutz, flip, Salchow and two quad toeloops at the U.S. National Championships and Four Continents Championships in 2017). A year before, he became the first skater to land four quads in one free program. He suffered a season ending avulsion injury in the exhibition gala of the 2016 National Championships.
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