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Behind the scenes at a figure skating photoshoot

Behind the scenes at a figure skating photoshoot

A behind-the-scenes look at what goes into a figure skating photoshoot.

After the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, the men's and ladies' medalists posed for photos with NBC. Karen Chen, Nathan Chen, Mirai Nagasu, Adam Rippon, Bradie Tennell, and Vincent Zhou - all newly-named to the PyeongChang Olympic team - all spent time on the ice. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at the shoot.

Adam Rippon won the national title in 2016.



Adam Rippon behind the scenes

Adam Rippon gets mic'd up for an interview after the 2018 Nationals. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

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Vincent Zhou is the 2017 world junior champion.



Vincent Zhou behind the scenes

Vincent Zhou poses on the ice Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

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Nathan Chen is a two-time national champion.



Nathan Chen behind the scenes

Nathan Chen stares down the camera. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Bradie Tennell won her first national title in 2018.



Bradie Tennell behind the scenes

Bradie Tennell smiles into the camera under the lights. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Mirai Nagasu is headed to her second Olympics, after also competing in Vancouver.



Mirai Nagasu behind the scenes

Mirai Nagasu examines one of the photos. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Karen Chen stays warm before she takes the ice.



Karen Chen behind the scenes

Karen Chen talks with the crew before heading onto the ice. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Nathan Chen on the ice with the cameras.

 



Nathan Chen behind the scenes

Nathan Chen shows off for the cameras Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

 

 

Mirai Nagasu models her free skate dress.



Mirai Nagasu behind the scenes

Mirai Nagasu poses amidst the fog on the ice Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

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Adam Rippon under the spotlight.



Adam Rippon behind the scenes

Adam Rippon models for the camera Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Karen Chen demonstrates how to lace up her boots.



Karen Chen behind the scenes

Karen Chen makes sure the laces are tight before skating out on the ice. Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

Bradie Tennell spins under the spotlight.



Bradie Tennell behind the scenes

Bradie Tennell at the NBC photo shoot after Nationals Credit: Kim Brown/ NBCOlympics

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