Name: Nathan Chen
Sport: Figure Skating
Event(s): Men’s Singles
Height: 5-6
DOB: 5/5/1999
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
Hometown: Salt Lake City, Utah
High School: West High School (Salt Lake City, Utah); Rim of the World High School (Lake Arrowhead, Calif.); Connections Academy (online)
College: Yale University ‘22, Statistics and Data Science
Team/Club: Salt Lake Figure Skating
Coach(es): Rafael Arutunian
Olympic Experience
  • Two-Time Olympian (2018, 2022); One-time Olympic medalist (1 bronze)
  • Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022
  • Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, bronze (team), 5th (individual)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2021 – gold (individual)
  • Years of participation: Individual – 2017, 2018, 2019, 2021
  • Medals: 3 (3 golds)
  • Gold – 2021 (individual); 2019 (individual); 2018 (individual)
Personal: Son of Zhidong Chen and Hetty Wang...Has four older siblings, Alice, Janice, Tony and Colin...Began skating at age 3 after watching his brothers play hockey...Enjoys playing guitar and biking along the beach....At the 2017 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, became the first man in figure skating history to land five quadruple jumps in a single performance.