Winter Olympics 2018: WATCH Mirai Nagasu become third woman EVER to land triple Axel jump
Nagasu, who becomes also the first American woman to ever land the incredibly difficult trick, helped secure her country bronze in the team event.
On her way to securing a medal, the stunning routine saw the 24-year-old pull off eight other triple jumps, including a triple flip and a triple Slachow combination.
“I feel really great,” she said after her performance. “Going into it, I was like a train, get on those tracks and get some speed.”
But it was the famous triple Axel jump that had fans on their feet going crazy for pulling off the biggest trick of all on the biggest of stages.
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