Allow 14-Year-Old Tara Lipinski's Figure Skating Victory to Make You Feel Like an Underachiever

On this day in 1997, 14-year-old Tara Lipinski became the youngest-ever winner of the World Figure Skating Championships. What were you best at when you were 14? I was very good at keeping up with rumors from the set of the Lord of the Rings movies and forgetting to do my math homework.

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The Coach Who Doesn't Care: How One Man Turns Skaters Into Champions

Gracie Gold was having a bad night. The 18-year-old figure skater was about a minute and a half into her free skate at the U.S. International Classic in September when she singled a double axel. It was a significant mistake—a loss of a couple of points—but for a disciplined skater, that kind of error shouldn't have…

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