In the sport of Figure Skating, many athletes call Colorado Springs home. Singles skater, Mirai Nagasu, trains and lives in Colorado Springs full time, while Men’s Single, Vincent Zhou splits his time between Colorado Springs and California. Pairs, Chris and Alexa Knierim, and Ice Dancers, Alex and Maia Shibutani, also call Colorado Springs home.
Both of Team USA Bobsled women’s pilots, Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel-Poser have trained in Colorado Springs leading up to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics. Push athlete, Lauren Gibbs, has also been training in Colorado Springs in the offseason. Lauren will be pushing with Elana in Pyeongchang. On the men’s side, push athletes Sam McGuffie and Sam Michener trained in Colorado Springs this previous offseason.
In the sport of Skeleton, both women, Katie Uhlaender and Kendall Wesenberg, have trained in Colorado Springs during the off season. Speedskating athlete, Brittany Bowe, also spent time in Colorado Springs preparing for the upcoming Winter Olympics.