WATCH: Nathan Chen Tries Out a New Hobby in Osaka, Japan

Published 04/05/2022, 10:45 AM EDT

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Being an Olympic champion comes with a lot of perks and Nathan Chen is enjoying every single one of them. The best figure skater in the world is currently in Japan for the 2022 Stars on ice tour and is enjoying the cool sightseeing in the country. However, there is something new that he has indulged himself in while traveling across Japan.

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Earlier, the three-time world champion, Nathan Chen, missed the World Figure Skating Championships this year in France. He was injured and thus missed a golden opportunity to win his fourth consecutive world championship title. However, now, he is finally back on the ice rink with the star on ice Japan tour.

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Nathan Chen explores his photography skills

While his figure skating skills are currently the best, Nathan seeks to develop a good hand on the camera as well. Taking some time off from the Stars on ice tour, he is having a great time exploring Japan. In a video shared by a fan on YouTube, Nathan revealed, “I am here at the Panasonic museum in Osaka, Japan. Had such a great time getting a tour of the museum as well as seeing the cherry blossom. It’s so beautiful her in Osaka.”

Furthermore, in the video, he is seen adjusting the viewfinder of his camera and later he clicked some pictures of the location. Well, figure skating isn’t the only thing Nathan is enjoying in Japan. He has always been an explorer and seems like he is just being himself here in Japan as well.

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Who holds the current figure skating records?

It’s no surprise that the Olympic champion Nathan Chen currently holds every figure skating record. In the men’s short program, he scored the top score of 113.97 points in the recent Beijing Winter Olympics 2022. While in free skating and overall combined, he is leading the scores with 224.92 points and  335.30 points, respectively.

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The American Figure Skater has led an amazing career, and he is just 22 right now. These stats might hit some greater numbers as the budding legend continues his journey in the figure skating world.

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Saurav Panwar

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Saurav Panwar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. A postgraduate in Media and Communication Studies, he shares a profound love for creative direction and filmmaking. Saurav is also an avid reader and a literature devotee whose fandom spreads from classics to sci-fi, non-fiction, plays, comics, and much more.
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