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Figure Skater Gracie Gold Withdraws From US Championship

She won't be eligible to compete in Olympics

(Newser) - Two-time US women's figure skating champion Gracie Gold has withdrawn from the national championships while she continues to seek treatment for depression, anxiety, and an eating disorder, the AP reports. Gold announced last month that she was withdrawing from her Grand Prix assignments, and her decision to skip nationals... More »

Popular Figure Skater Reveals What She's Being Treated For

Gracie Gold skipping Grand Prix amid treatment for anxiety, depression, eating disorder

(Newser) - When figure skater Gracie Gold announced she'd be taking a leave of absence from the sport " to seek some professional help ," she expected to be back in time for her Grand Prix assignments next month. Now, she has announced she's withdrawing from those competitions as well,... More »

Popular Figure Skater Gracie Gold Seeking 'Professional Help'

She announces she'll be taking some time off

(Newser) - Popular figure skater Gracie Gold is taking time off from her sport "to seek some professional help," she announced in a statement Friday. Gold is a two-time US figure skating champion, was a member of the 2014 US Olympic team that won the bronze medal, and is an... More »

Women's Figure Skating Results Are In

Spoiler alerts follow for those who plan to watch

(Newser) - Women's figure skating has wrapped up in Sochi, and for those who don't plan to watch in prime time tonight: Longshot Adelina Sotnikova has given Russia its first Olympic gold medal in the event. The 17-year-old pulled a stunning upset of defending champion Yuna Kim of South Korea,... More »

In Huge Snub, No. 3 Skater Left Off US Olympic Team

Mirai Nagasu bumped for Ashley Wagner, who finished 4th

(Newser) - In an unprecedented snub, US Figure Skating has left the third place finisher at Saturday's US Figure Skating Championships off its Olympic roster—in favor of a fourth-place finisher who described her own performance as "embarrassing." Why? Because that fourth-place finisher was Ashley Wagner, winner of the... More »

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