For many skating fans, the 4-foot-10 Karen Chen seemingly came out of nowhere to win the bronze medal at the 2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships. She was so tiny on the big stage that when she went to receive her medal, champion Ashley Wagner helped her up onto the podium.
The medal-winning performance wasn’t so surprising to one viewer: Kristi Yamaguchi.
The Olympic champion has been one of Chen’s backers for the past few years. Both hail from Fremont, California, and Yamaguchi has served as a mentor of sorts to the 15-year-old ever since the two were introduced at a local rink…[Read more]
Karen Chen in Press Conference…[watch]
Karen Chen, the 15-year-old bronze medalist from last month’s US Figure Skating Championships, is excited about the coming trip to the Junior World Championships in Estonia in three weeks…[read more]
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Fremont’s Karen Chen, 15, isn’t old enough to compete at this year’s senior World Championships.
But’s she definitely good enough…[Read more]
看著身穿紅色滑冰衣的小女孩，站在領獎台上，那充滿自信的神情，我真的不敢相信她是我的女兒 – 陳楷雯。那年她十一歲。