Explore Alysa's story below.
August 8, 2005
Alysa was laced into her first pair of figure skates at just five years old. And despite skating around the rink—and falling everywhere—her dad couldn’t help but notice how much fun she was having. So, he signed Alysa up for group lessons. After that came the private lessons, until finally, she became the youngest-ever national figure skating champion at age 13.
With her eyes set on her Olympic debut in Beijing, Alysa knows entering the world stage will be difficult and challenging. The biggest obstacle she faces is overcoming her fear of big, quadruple jumps. Knowing she can't hold herself back, Alysa finds the motivation she needs from her friends and family, who inspire her to go all in—not just with figure skating, but also in life.
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