Meet Gracie Gold: Photos of the Olympic figure skater

The 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics are here, meaning it’s time to familiarize yourself with Team USA. One of America’s brightest young stars is figure skater Gracie Gold.

Gold, 18, is the reigning U.S. national champion. The Newton, Massachusetts native is currently ranked as the No. 11 female figure skater in the world (as of Jan. 25, 2014). She started skating in 2003. In 2012, Gold won silver at the World Junior competition.

[Photos via Instagram]