Gracie Gold will go for Olympic gold in Sochi.
The former Springfieldian was named Sunday to the U.S. Women's Figure Skating team. Gold won the national title Saturday night in Boston. She did it in convincing style, scoring higher than any other competitor in nationals history. Gold scored the highest in both the short program and the free skate.
Gold trained at the Jordan Valley Ice Park in Springfield through elementary school. Her parents moved away from Springfield to further her and twin sister Carly's ice skating training.
Ashley Wagner and Polina Edmunds also made the U.S. Team USA qualified three skaters because of its strong showing at the past world championships. The Sochi Olympics start February 7.