Photos – The Gracie Gold Story

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Grace Elizabeth Gold (born August 17, 1995), known as Gracie Gold, is an American figure skater.

She is the 2012 World Junior silver medalist, winner of two Grand Prix events (2014 NHK Trophy and 2015 Trophée Éric Bompard), and a two-time U.S. national champion (2014 and 2016).

Gold was named to the U.S team for the 2014 Winter Olympics, winning a bronze medal in the team event, and placing fourth in the ladies’ singles.

Her highest placement at a World Championship is fourth, achieved consecutively in 2015 and 2016.

Gold is the first and only American woman to win an NHK Trophy title.

She also holds the record for the highest short program score ever recorded by an American woman: 76.43, scored in the 2016 World Championships.

She is reentering the Grand Prix circuit for the 2018-19 season, scheduled to compete at the 2018 Rostelecom Cup.

Grace Elizabeth Gold was born on August 17, 1995 in Newton, Massachusetts.

She is the daughter of Denise, an ER nurse, and Carl Gold, an anesthesiologist.

Her fraternal twin sister, Carly Gold (named after their father), is younger by 40 minutes and also competed in figure skating.

Image Courtesy –  Gracie Gold (Instagram)