Date of birth: 05.05.1999
Nathan CHEN
Place of birth: Salt Lake City, UT
Height: 166 cm
Home town: Salt Lake City, UT
Profession: university student
Hobbies: biking, reading, playing the guitar
Start sk. / Club: 2002 / Salt Lake City FSC
Internet / Social Media contact: Twitter & Instagram: nathanwchen
Coach: Rafael Arutunian
Choreographer: S. Bourne, M.F. Dubreuil, S. Chouinard
Former Coach: Genia Chernyshova, Karl Kovar
Practice low season: 30 h/week Irvine, CA, New Haven, CT
Practice high season: 23 h/week New Haven, CT, Irvine, CA
Music Short Program as of season 2019/2020
La Boheme performed by Charles Aznavour
Music Free Skating / Free Dance as of season 2019/2020
Taron Egerton (from "Rocketman") by Elton John
Pink (from "Rocketman") by Elton John
Logic (from "Rocketman") by Elton John
Personal Best Total Score 323.42 23.03.2019 ISU World Championships 2019
Personal Best Score Short Program 107.40 21.03.2019 ISU World Championships 2019
Personal Best Score Free Skating 216.02 23.03.2019 ISU World Championships 2019
12/13 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 18/19 19/20
Olympic Games           , 5     
World Championship         6  1  1   
European Championship                
Four Continents         1       
World Juniors   3  4           
National Championship 3.J  1.J  8.S  3.S  1.S  1.S  1.S   
S=Senior; J=Junior; N=Novice
International Competition Year Place International Competition Year Place
ISU Grand Prix Final 2016/17, Marseille 2016 2. ISU Grand Prix Final 2017/18, Nagoya 2017 1.
ISU CS US Internat. FS Classic 2017, Salt Lake City, UT 2017 1. ISU GP Skate America 2018, Everett, WA 2018 1.
ISU GP Rostelecom 2017, Moscow 2017 1. ISU GP Internationaux de France 2018, Grenoble 2018 1.
ISU GP 2017 Bridgestone Skate America, Lake Placid, NY 2017 1. ISU Grand Prix Final 2018/19, Vancouver 2018 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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