By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Welcome to another edition of The Layup Drill. This month, a UFC fighter helps his home country, Nathan Chen dazzles, and The Filipino Flash wins a bantamweight title. UFC fighter helps home country of Laos after flood Ultimate Fighter Championship MMA fighter Andre Soukhamthath recently won his latest fight […]
By DAVE SKRETTA AP Sports Writer GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face of American figure skating got to him, winding him up so tight for his short program that it ended in what he described as a “disaster.” All that pressure was gone for his free […]
By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nathan Chen skated once more in a victory lap of sorts, this time to high-five fans as the newly crowned national champion. Well, repeat champion. And oh what a lopsided win he delivered. Chen dazzled yet again with his remarkable athleticism to pull off […]
Nathan and Karen Chen are not related, but they think that the questions about their common last names are funny.
The 2018 Winter Olympics are less than a year away and while there’s time to get ready for Pyeongchang, South Korea, Team USA is already preparing. We take a look at four Asian Americans who are ramping up.
The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Nathan Chen stood on the top step of the podium and stifled a smile as U.S. Figure Skating president Samuel Auxier, preparing to drape a gold medal around his neck, bowed down before him. Indeed, all hail the new king of American skating. Chen followed a record-setting […]