Colorado figure skaters compete on the world stage for the first time in over a year
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The Olympic City has quite the history when it comes to Team USA figure skating. Right now there are several World competitors and Olympians training at the Broadmoor World Arena.
The rink has figured out a way to keep skaters safe and on the ice amid COVID restrictions. And now for the first time in more than a year, two National Champions are getting ready for a big competition on the world stage.
A year into the pandemic and the Broadmoor Ice Hall has been able to transform the rink into a COVID bubble, so that these elite figure skaters can stay on the ice.
Amongst the crowd are two leading ladies. You’ve got Bradie Tennell and Karen Chen. Both National Champions, both 2018 Olympians and now training mates.
“We’re both working really hard and trying to be the best we can be,” says Bradie Tennell.
Tennell and Chen previously skated in other parts of the country, but recently came to Colorado Springs for coaching…