What is Figure skating?
This event consist of solo, duo, or groups of people that figuratively skate on ice showing off unique choreography that they have been practicing for the Winter Olympics. It is suspenseful because one mistake could cost them the Olympic medal. They try hard every year to win the Gold medal for their country.
Who is Ashley Wagner?
Ashley is 22 years old and was born on a U.S. Army base in Heidelberg, Germany. Ashley started figure skating at the age of five, and she says that watching Tara Lipinski compete at the 1998 Olympics inspired her to want to be an Olympian, too. She placed fourth at the 2014 U.S. Nationals, and the U.S. Olympic team can only select three skaters Ashley has a number of corporate sponsorships. She has been sponsored by Nike since November 2012 and is one of Pandora Jewelry style ambassadors. She was chosen as the face of Cover-girl in October 2013 Now she is working hard with team USA to win gold.