Nathan Chen leads at U.S. Figure Skating Championships

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SFGate—Nathan Chen made it look easy on the ice and in the standings , running away with the short program at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships at SAP Center on Thursday night. The defending champion and America's best hope for an Olympic gold medal next month at the Pyeongchang Games, the 18-year-old Chen spun his usual quad magic. He hit two of the four-rotation jumps, one in competition. His energy lit up the arena, and though his triple axel was funky, Chen earned 104.45...

Olympics: Figure skating-Chen, Rippon and Zhou make U.S. team. (Reuters) - Twice national champion Nathan Chen will lead America's men's figure skating team at next month's Winter Olympics, U.S. Figure Skating announced on Sunday.