If Ashley Wagner’s ankle was infected, why did US Figure Skating allow her to compete at Skate America 2017?

I don’t get it. Well, for my readers who don’t know what I “don’t get,” I don’t understand why Olympic figure skater and three-time US Ladies Figure Skating Champion Ashley Wagner competed at Skate America 2017 in Lake Placid at all. If you missed watching Skate America on television over the Thanksgiving weekend 2017, you […]

Opinion: Why Did Olympic Figure Skater Gracie Gold Have to Tell the World About Her Problems?

On September 1, 2017, Olympic figure skating medalist and US ladies figure skating champion Gracie Gold announced to the world that she was taking time off from skating to “seek some professional help.”  In October it was confirmed that she is being treated for an eating disorder, anxiety, and depression, and it was announced that she would skip […]
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