The next time you’re at a NHL game, keep an eye on the women paid to clear the ice.
You might be seeing a future Olympic medal winner.
American skating star Mirai Nagasu, 24, was an ice girl for the Colorado Avalanche during the 2015-2016 season. Though she’s a native Californian, she lives in Colorado where she both trains at the USOC training headquarters and studies international business at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. Considering that, the Avs job was a good one for Nagasu.
Gotta pay for skating somehow! https://t.co/bzapKJb5fM
— Mirai Nagasu (@mirai_nagasu) February 12, 2018
The team and NHL tweeted their congratulations after Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel in Olympic competition and led the United States to a bronze medal in the team figure skating competition.
— Mirai Nagasu (@mirai_nagasu) January 1, 2015
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