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2010 Winter Olympic Games, Vancouver, CanadaFebruary 12-28
 
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Rachael Flatt

Rachael Flatt

  • Sport: Olympic Figure Skating
  • Nation: United States of America
  • DOB: July 21, 1992
  • Hometown: Del Mar, CA
  • Career Highlights: Won her first U.S. title after being runner-up the last two years. ... Also won silver at the 2009 Skate America. ... Missed age cutoff for 2008 senior worlds by 20 days. Flatt competed at junior worlds instead and took home the gold as part of a 1-2-3 U.S. sweep. ... Finished fifth at her first senior worlds in March. ... Mentored by 1976 Olympic champion Dorothy Hamill. ... Trains with Brandon Mroz and Ryan Bradley. ... Straight-A student at Cheyenne Mountain High School. ... Course load includes four Advanced Placement courses: calculus, English, French and physics. ... Has applied to UCLA, Stanford, University of Denver, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Duke, Dartmouth and Johns Hopkins. ... Started skating at age 4. ... Knew more Spanish than English at age 3. ... Lists Elton John as her favorite performer. ... Doesn't like fish or making her bed.
  • Olympic History: None
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