Mirai Nagasu Makes History As The First American Woman To Land A Triple Axel At The Olympics | TIME


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  • Maria Kelly
    Maria Kelly 2 aylar önce +1

    Marai Nagasu is from Arcadia, California. So am I. She did us proud.

  • vaincries
    vaincries 6 aylar önce


  • vaincries
    vaincries 6 aylar önce

    What about Tanya Harding??!

  • As S
    As S 7 aylar önce +1

    She wasn’t first , Tonya did it first

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 6 aylar önce

      Tonya was the 1st American Woman to land a tripel axel in competition but she never landed a triple axel at the olympics. she tried twice at Albertville in 1992 and fell on both of them. Mirai is the 1st American Woman to land the triple axel at the olympics, the 3rd lady overall to land the triple axel at the olympics. Midori Ito was the 1st in 1992 and Mao Asada was the 2nd in 2010, both from Japan.

  • Tessa Hultin
    Tessa Hultin 9 aylar önce +1

    I wanted to actually see the jump...

  • PeterOosterman
    PeterOosterman 11 aylar önce

    What about Midori Ito?

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 6 aylar önce

      Midori was the 1st lady to land the triple axel in competition in 1988. She was the 1st woman to land the triple axel in the olympics in 1992 at Albertville.

    • Doris L
      Doris L 7 aylar önce

      She is the first lady to do so in competition way back in the 1980s I think. Midori Ito was from Japan

  • gotwa229
    gotwa229 11 aylar önce

    Only nine women in the world have ever landed the Triple Axel in competition, however, Tonya Harding and Kimmy Meissner do not count since theirs were landed in national or regional exhibitions. Of the other seven women who landed the Triple Axle in international competition, five of them are of pure 100% Japanese descent and two of them are Russian. Of the five Japanese women who landed the Triple Axle in International competition, three of them landed it in the Olympics: Midori Ito in 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, Mao Asada in the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and Mirai Nagasu in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. Again, Tonya and Kimmy do not count, since theirs were not done in international competition. Also, Tonya is an ex-felon, who has been banned for life from U.S. Figure Skating, so her one-off, accidental fluke do not count.

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 8 aylar önce

      gotwa229 - not exactly correct re Tonya. you are correct that Tonya 1st landed the triple axel at the US nationals in 1991. However, later that year she landed the triple axel at the worlds so she is included in the list of women who have landed the 3A in international competition. She also did it at 1991 skate america which I believe was an international competition. You are correct that Kimmy does not count since it was at nationals only. Midori was the 1st woman to land a 3A in 1988 at the NHK in Japan and the 1st in world competition in 1989. There is a video on youtube entitled "ladies triple axel" showing the 7 (now 8 including Mirai) women who have landed the 3A in international competition and a rating of best to worst by the author.

  • Okay So
    Okay So 11 aylar önce

    Wait didnt Tonya Harding land the triple axel first

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 6 aylar önce

      Doris L you are correct the Tonya never landed the 3A at the Olympics but it was Lillehammer in 1994 and Albertville in 1992. She did land the 3A at the 1991 worlds in Munich.

    • Doris L
      Doris L 7 aylar önce

      Tonya Harding was first American women to land 3A in competition, however she did not land it during the olympics in lillehammer and munich

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 8 aylar önce

      MeMeR_citY - Tonya was the 2nd woman to land a triple axel in competition in 1991. Midori Ito was the 1st lady to land the 3A in 1988.

  • omega
    omega 11 aylar önce

    Still Tanya is a legend

  • FaceAche
    FaceAche 11 aylar önce

    She was lucky tonya wasnt there to break her knee🤔

  • BlazinNSoul
    BlazinNSoul Yıl önce

    I had a lot of respect for her until she started talking s*** about her other teammates. Saying she was the reason they won the team bronze.
    Wow what a primadonna as who the hell does she think she is. That finishing 10th was just a jumping off point for Dancing With the Stars as in seriously lol.
    With that kind of attitude I hope she leaves figure skating for good. Team USA does not need someone like this representing their sport.
    Not taking away from her talent but making excuses for your own poor performance. Then taking cheap shots at your teammates is weak!! :/

  • Nick Haas
    Nick Haas Yıl önce

    Worthless video

  • Aurora Nutter
    Aurora Nutter Yıl önce

    She wasn't the first she is the second

  • Mirror
    Mirror Yıl önce

    Wait, she did an incredible feat yet she only landed bronze? Did I get it right?

    • Doris L
      Doris L 7 aylar önce

      Skating points have also changed. You can now attempt any of the triples (such as lutz) and you will get the same amount of points as a triple axel.

    • lsr asr
      lsr asr 8 aylar önce

      Mirror - it was a team bronze. she did her triple axel in the team competition. Mirai did not win a medal when she competed individually in the 2018 Olympics. Nor did she land a triple axel in her individual competition skates.

  • DroneTube
    DroneTube Yıl önce +1

    0:09 gimme bekfast!!!

  • Wiky Leszczynski
    Wiky Leszczynski Yıl önce

    First of all she isn't the fist women to do a triple axel!!!!!

    • Doris L
      Doris L 7 aylar önce

      No, but she is the first American woman to land a triple axel in the winter olympics.

  • Michael Learn to Fly

    she doesn't a bit look like american, she made asia proud!

  • Eyes In The Darkness

    All that and never showed the jump?

  • Precious Goals
    Precious Goals Yıl önce

    mirai nagasu

  • Genesis
    Genesis Yıl önce

    Nobody cares. It's just a sushi eating slanted eyed ugly nobody.

  • inez mickel
    inez mickel Yıl önce

    Tonya Harding accomplished something!!!

  • Don Jon
    Don Jon Yıl önce


  • Mason blocker
    Mason blocker Yıl önce

    Doesn't look American to me

    • bitchplease
      bitchplease Yıl önce

      Mason blocker lmao you fucking dumbass, she was born and raised in america, so she is american. If everyone would speak like you then all white americans would be 'not-so-american' because they are Europe immigrants.

  • phoenixphace900
    phoenixphace900 Yıl önce

    Performs amazing move...no video, gets bronze, and shit like this to commemorate. Smh

  • Carson Lujan
    Carson Lujan Yıl önce

    All I understood in this video is just pictures of her and people yelling

  • Galamix
    Galamix Yıl önce

    No wonder her name, Mirai, means Future. She just created history.

  • Samyang
    Samyang Yıl önce

    China could have won that bronze medal

  • badass shorty
    badass shorty Yıl önce

    Its common in Malaysia tho. We have a lot of ethnicities. Eventho its either Malay, Chinese, Indian and etc we still proud to call them Malaysian! Our sports especially does not dominate by only Malays so its pretty common for us. Since America is kind of against immigrants these days it actually makes me felt weird to see this tbh.

    • bitchplease
      bitchplease Yıl önce

      badass shorty every white american is an immigrant, or anyone who isnt Native American.

  • GoldenCoastRoots
    GoldenCoastRoots Yıl önce

    Unless you're native american youre not technically American. You butthurt racists are going to be a dying breed just you wait.

  • Bleu
    Bleu Yıl önce

    Anyone who can’t distinguish the difference between nationality and ethnicity here should be removed from their societies and form their own country. We’ll she how that turns out.

  • GodIsImaginary
    GodIsImaginary Yıl önce

    Who cares?

  • TheFigureKing
    TheFigureKing Yıl önce

    Who cares? She didn't win?

  • Anderky Santos
    Anderky Santos Yıl önce +1

    Horrible, horrible pictures. The worst. Have some respect, TIME.

  • VAAN Gad
    VAAN Gad Yıl önce

    her face says asian:D

    • bitchplease
      bitchplease Yıl önce

      VAAN Gad oh god get an eduaction

  • Cold Hard Cache
    Cold Hard Cache Yıl önce

    Damn...If you're going to post, show the clip for Pete's sake. Otherwise, some will say this is CLICKBAIT!!!

  • adam mac
    adam mac Yıl önce

    You couldn't even show a clip of it?! Come on, Time. You're better than this.

  • Baby Dance
    Baby Dance Yıl önce

    great vidgreat vidgreat vidgreat vid

  • Cylie Myrus
    Cylie Myrus Yıl önce

    If I wanted to read I would've read a book

  • Sergie Bloem
    Sergie Bloem Yıl önce +2

    Lots of asians winning shit for usa

  • Al Lone
    Al Lone Yıl önce +1

    SHE IS NOT AMERICAN. US buys athletes.

  • Joe King
    Joe King Yıl önce

    So instead of using the video, they decide to have tons of pictures where she looks like she’s about to devour someone’s soul... Time needs to just stick t magazines cuz that’s obviously where their mindset’s at

  • Solanderpoint Jayhawk
    Solanderpoint Jayhawk Yıl önce +1

    The next Winter Olympics, the other girls will start doing it.The jump will change the OP figure skating forever.

  • Rounak Jain
    Rounak Jain Yıl önce

    Where's the actual jump?!

  • Bob Buff
    Bob Buff Yıl önce

    this SUCKS! get a life

  • Fred
    Fred Yıl önce +1

    She looks quite Chinese to me... Not really American.

    • bitchplease
      bitchplease Yıl önce

      Fred race and ethnicity are different you fucking idiot, what you're saying would mean "you dont look american cuz your white." bcs all white americans are European. Get and education

  • theasshole
    theasshole Yıl önce +2


  • Horny Aleks
    Horny Aleks Yıl önce +1

    Remember the old sayings in the New World, my fellow asians...
    _"Unless you're white, you will never be a true american to an american's eyes."_

  • John Marshall
    John Marshall Yıl önce

    Time... what happened? This "video" is a mockery of what use to be a great magazine.

  • CaptainRegular
    CaptainRegular Yıl önce

    Seriously, TIME magazine posting a slideshow video? How old is your social media coordinator, 70?

  • Dilip Yakkha
    Dilip Yakkha Yıl önce +1

    she does not look american. she look japanese, a woman belonging to mongoloid race.

  • Jason Tung
    Jason Tung Yıl önce

    Why do people dislike this video?

  • BS Killa
    BS Killa Yıl önce

    Not to shit on anyone's parade, but she not the first human or even the first woman.

  • cream
    cream Yıl önce

    I would never be able to see her as a pure American, I can only see her as a Japanese American. Just look at her name. I read her Wikipedia too, her parents are as Japanese as it gets and she was raised by them.

  • Andrew Campbell
    Andrew Campbell Yıl önce

    The very same face I make when I can’t poo in the toilet. #TheStruggleThough

  • Melissa G
    Melissa G Yıl önce

    Um,.. I wanted to see her performance not read it on TRclips

  • Harrison Carter
    Harrison Carter Yıl önce

    Then show the god damn video what a waste of my time

  • Kali
    Kali Yıl önce

    Lol most people commenting about her ethnicity are from shithole countries with no diversity

  • َ ٰ
    َ ٰ Yıl önce +1

    Who’s this Asian lady?

  • Ол С
    Ол С Yıl önce

    Пиндосня, успокойтесь уже. Что она ещё умеет кроме тройного акселя? Если бы медали давали только за прыжки, то это была бы лёгкая атлетика, а не фигурное катание.

  • Hellzyead
    Hellzyead Yıl önce +1

    American ... yeah ... :D

  • Meme Yoongi
    Meme Yoongi Yıl önce

    What a nice powerpoint presentation..

  • Fa Kenews
    Fa Kenews Yıl önce

    The thumbnail...

  • Wilhelm Scream! (Unlimited)

    TIME at an all TIME low...
    clickbait much?

  • Gobbles wells
    Gobbles wells Yıl önce

    Tanya Harding about to take that knee...

  • Quinte
    Quinte Yıl önce

    To all the Haters in the comment section you can't hate nobody for who they are, now it's some Racist in America but being American is not a race your just American No matter your race and to the people out there that's always making shit about race are just Tripple Ass Holes lmao! Stop! The Hate let the Woman shine!

  • Jon Shawn
    Jon Shawn Yıl önce

    She looks Asian to me. lol. just kidding.

  • lala64357
    lala64357 Yıl önce

    She is a Japanese. Why is America taking all this pride? Japan should be proud!!

  • Johnathan Franklin
    Johnathan Franklin Yıl önce +1

    No she wasn’t black girl did it first and was the first to back flip

  • creative plus
    creative plus Yıl önce


  • Tony H
    Tony H Yıl önce


  • Mai
    Mai Yıl önce

    Wow only 3 women in history can do it? That's pretty amazing.

  • 105 031
    105 031 Yıl önce +1


  • bima andreand
    bima andreand Yıl önce +1

    But she is asian

  • Random Dude
    Random Dude Yıl önce

    Her face in the thumbnail is like the instant she released the turd after a week of constipation. All jokes aside: stunning performance!

  • theMcWOPPER
    theMcWOPPER Yıl önce

    She looks like she's shitting in the thumbnail 😂

  • Fernando Macias
    Fernando Macias Yıl önce +2

    There is no way she's American! She looks to dam healthy to be an American!!!

  • Javier Ocampo
    Javier Ocampo Yıl önce

    Don't put FB trash here dude. Make a real video or go home.

  • superfurball89onyoutube

    That camel toe tho mmmmmm

  • Blas Ledezma
    Blas Ledezma Yıl önce +2

    If she wins she is American but anything else were to happen she would just be another immigrant but she won so she is all American. What a load of bull

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  • I_Am_No_One
    I_Am_No_One Yıl önce

    They deserved gold for that

  • PP
    PP Yıl önce

    Honestly there’s more comments I see about people telling people to stop being racist instead of actual racist comments

  • Man In Water
    Man In Water Yıl önce

    Japanese born in the US

  • Bro Cooking With Jay

    My people strike again.

  • maya
    maya Yıl önce +1

    #praisetheasian you go girl! 💘

  • Izaac Bogan
    Izaac Bogan Yıl önce

    She looks like she has a PHAT butt

  • Fanboys have no knowledge

    Why the dislikes ❓

    • c j
      c j Yıl önce

      Fanboys have no knowledge i think the clickbait moat people thought it was going to be the video not some PowerPoint

  • Nicole Zhang
    Nicole Zhang Yıl önce

    Go Mirai Nagasu! Arcadia is cheering you on!!!

  • DarkshadowXD63
    DarkshadowXD63 Yıl önce

    North Korea best Korea

  • Agent Orange
    Agent Orange Yıl önce

    Yeah but has anyone done it during the Summer Olympics?

  • Nerbert
    Nerbert Yıl önce

    You talk all this hype about her hitting fucking triple axel but don't even show the damn thing .

  • True Renegade
    True Renegade Yıl önce

    Wow no vid?

  • Cosmic Space Goo
    Cosmic Space Goo Yıl önce +1

    Yeah but she's clearly Japanese, not American. You would laugh at a white person saying they're Japanese.

    • Bleu
      Bleu Yıl önce

      Hobbes84 your nationality is determined by the place you were born and not your ethnic origin headass

    • thikho3s gaming
      thikho3s gaming Yıl önce

      Hobbes84 stfu u just angry she not on your Olympic team

  • James Barrett
    James Barrett Yıl önce

    Tonya did it.

    • Esmy YT
      Esmy YT Yıl önce

      James Barrett but she wasn’t American

  • loveification
    loveification Yıl önce

    So she was the third then

  • CCKillbilly
    CCKillbilly Yıl önce +1

    That thumbnail looks like she is either...
    A.) Taking the biggest shit the world has ever seen
    B.) Singing her heart out
    C.) Constipated while singing

  • My name is Bob
    My name is Bob Yıl önce

    Where is Mirai Nagasu's movie

  • Green Jumper
    Green Jumper Yıl önce


  • Noah
    Noah Yıl önce

    Pointless video

  • Ahmed Saleh
    Ahmed Saleh Yıl önce +1


    • Itskash646
      Itskash646 Yıl önce +1

      Asian Momy lol basically yeah

    • thikho3s gaming
      thikho3s gaming Yıl önce

      Itskash646 do u reply to everyone saying she not ammerican

    • Itskash646
      Itskash646 Yıl önce

      Ahmed Saleh She’s American though