Mirai Nagasu Lands Triple Axel at the Olympics


Are you watching the Olympics?

If you answered yes, OMG I KNOW!

If you answered no, WHAT ARE YOU EVEN DOING?! You are missing history—specifically Team USA’s 24-year-old Mirai Nagasu landing/nailing/magicianing a triple axel at the figure skating team event’s women’s free skate.

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Nagasu is the first American woman and the third woman, period, to land a triple axel at the Olympics. WITNESS:

All the feelings:

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Mirai Nagasu landed a triple axel

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Mirai Nagasu landed a triple axel

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HOW DOES SHE DO IT?

Well, practice:

And while just watching that video makes me feel like I’m going to vomit, it obviously landed her a triple axel at the Olympics. Amazing.

Mirai Nagasu celebrates

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