Yale University Skating Club Sees Bump
“With the arrival of figure skating world champion Nathan Chen ’22 to Yale, students have been abuzz with excitement over the prospect of having an Olympian in their midst. But that’s not the only major figure-skating news on campus this year.
Interest in the Yale College Figure Skating Club has doubled this year, with more than 80 student sign-ups at the extracurricular bazaar compared to last year’s 30. And while the increase in attention coincides with Chen’s arrival at Yale, the team’s co-captains said that improved organization and outreach also explains the group’s success this year.
“Nathan Chen is in no way connected to this club so if you’re here for him, please leave,” co-captain Kimberly Wei ’20 said with a laugh at the group’s information session on Sunday…” read the rest of this story