When a skater has been as dominant as Nathan Chen has for three seasons, it is not surprising many others look at him as untouchable. That feeling is even shared by a skater like Vincent Zhou, the reigning world bronze medalist and, like Chen, a 2018 Olympian.
Kevan Gosper, a former International Olympic Committee vice president, is suggesting the United Nations might be the place to decide the fate of the postponed Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics are to open on July 23 but face mounting opposition at home as COVID-19 cases surge in Tokyo, across Japan and across the globe. Tokyo and other parts of Japan are under emergency orders with about 4,200 deaths in the country attributed to COVID-19.
Nathan Chen leads the U.S. Figure Skating Championships after the men's short program, but the story may be Vincent Zhou in second place.