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Behind the scenes: Grace gets gold

Gracie Gold

Gracie Gold faces reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014 in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Steven Senne

How does Gracie Gold plan to celebrate her first U.S. Championship?

By flying.

That will come after the Sochi Olympics, writes Nick McCarvel, who followed the 18-year-old as her feet soared above the ice during competition and barely touched the floor in a post-event cloud-nine whirlwind.

Check out McCarvel’s piece from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Boston here.

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