Who is Nathan Chen? / by Joseph Liu ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.
- ISBN: 9780593661000
- ISBN: 0593661001
- ISBN: 9780593661017
- ISBN: 059366101X
- Physical Description: pages cm
- Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Workshop, 2023.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Who Is Nathan Chen? -- Born into a family of skaters -- Driving for a dream -- The quad king earns his crown -- Duct-taped skates and a big mistake -- A medal for mom -- Timelines.
"In 2022, Nathan Chen dazzled the world when he won the gold medal in men's figure skating to Elton John's "Rocket Man" at the Winter Olympics in Beijing, China. Though this was his first Olympic gold, Nathan was not new to big victories. He was already a six-time US national champion and had already won the World Figure Skating Championship three times! Nicknamed the "Quad King," Nathan is known for his thrilling quadruple jumps on the ice and is considered one of the greatest male figure skaters of all time. Learn all about Nathan's life from his childhood hobbies of ballet and gymnastics to his recent graduation from Yale University in this inspiring book for young readers!"-- Provided by publisher.
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
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|Subject:||Chen, Nathan, 1999- > Juvenile literature.
Figure skaters > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
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