Can the Americans Take the Gold?

Written By: Riedell | January 6, 2010

It has been 22 years since an American figure skater has taken the gold at the Winter Olympics. (Can you name the famous medalist?) Is Vancouver the place where this streak of silver and bronze medals for the U.S. team will finally end? We think so! With a strong male contenders for the Olympic team—including Jeremy Abbott and Johnny Weir—many are predicting that the American team will meet the challenge and return with the gold. In a recent article, Abbott explains how his training and stronger skating (he is including a difficult quad in his program!) will help elevate the U.S. team.  What are your predictions for the Olympics?