Mirai Nagasu holding nothing back in search of Olympic individual medal

By Scott Reid | [email protected] | Orange County Register February 18, 2018 at 5:00 pm GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Mirai Nagasu needs a favor. You see, Nagasu has a brand new Olympic bronze medal — she could very well have another medal by the end of week — and she doesn’t have a clue what to do with it. So as a press conference was breaking up Sunday, she stopped a couple dozen reporters dead in their tracks. “I actually have a question for the media. It’s kind of a favor,” she said. “I was wondering if you guys could find out like from past Olympians since you’re always here and talking to new athletes, especially the medalists. Now that I am one I was wondering what everybody does with their medals? Because I’m super excited to like go home and (let people) grab my medal, take a photo with it but I’m worried about the ribbon fraying. Like how do people preserve their medals, what do they do?  Can they get replacement ribbons? Will you ask and find out and tag me and let me know? That would great. Thank you.” “Alright, everyone has some homework now,” cracked U.S. Figure Skating spokesman Michael Terry. Having brought these Games and her sport to its feet by becoming the first American woman and only third female ever to land a triple axel on Olympic ice, Nagasu is having a blast in South Korea and is determined to take everyone along on… [Read full story]

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