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Mirai Nagasu of the United States celebrates after her performance in the ladies single skating free skating in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

The Triple Axel isn’t new, but it’s still exciting

If you’re anything like me, you heard Olympic commentators talking about Mirai Nagasu’s triple Axel and you thought to yourself, hasn’t this been done before?  I remember hearing about Tonya Harding doing this in the 90’s.  But upon further exploration, I realized how rare the triple axel is and why it’s so hard.  This video helps […]

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