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Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Grace Elizabeth Gold (born August 17, 1995), known as Gracie Gold, is an American figure skater.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

She is the 2012 World Junior silver medalist, winner of two Grand Prix events (2014 NHK Trophy and 2015 Trophée Éric Bompard), and a two-time U.S. national champion (2014 and 2016).

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Gold was named to the U.S team for the 2014 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the team event, and placing fourth in the ladies’ singles.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Her highest placement at a World Championship is fourth, achieved consecutively in 2015 and 2016.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Gold is the first and only American woman to win an NHK Trophy title.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

She also holds the record for the highest short program score ever recorded by an American woman: 76.43, scored in the 2016 World Championships.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

She is reentering the Grand Prix circuit for the 2018-19 season, scheduled to compete at the 2018 Rostelecom Cup.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Grace Elizabeth Gold was born on August 17, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

She is the daughter of Denise, an ER nurse, and Carl Gold, an anesthesiologist.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Her fraternal twin sister, Carly Gold (named after their father), is younger by 40 minutes and also competed in figure skating.

Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

Image Courtesy –  Gracie Gold (Instagram)

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