Get to Know Figure Skater and Author Karen Chen Ahead of the 2022 Winter Olympics
After competing in the 2018 Winter Games and recovering from an injury that kept her from competing during the 2018-2019 season, Karen Chen is more than ready to take on the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 22-year-old figure skater from Fremont, CA, recently qualified for the 2022 Winter Games after skating to an outstanding fourth-place finish at the 2021 World Championships.
With her eyes on the prize and three national bronze medals around her neck, Chen has quickly become a Team USA favorite heading into Beijing. And Chen's accomplishments outside of the rink are just as impressive, too. Not only is she a talented artist and Cornell student, but she's also a published author. Learn more about Chen ahead, and be sure to cheer her on in Beijing during her figure skating program!
— Additional reporting by Emily Cappiello