Suburban Native Bradie Tennell Begins Her Olympic Quest In South Korea

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After the first night of figure skating competition, Team USA sits in second place overall with 14 points heading into Day 2 of the figure skating team event at the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani, Team USA's ice dancers - gave America a lot to cheer about during Saturday's ice dancing short program competition.

After a fourth-place finish in the pairs short program on Friday, Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim had a couple mistakes, including a fall from Chris on a triple toe loop, in their free skate.

The victor of the ladies short program Sunday was two-time World Champion Evgenia Medvedeva, who received the highest short program ever in the ladies event, 81.06, breaking her own record of 80.85 that she set at World Team Trophy last spring.

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Tennell scored just 0.01 points behind Satoko Miyahara of Japan, making up the difference between seven and six points earned for the U.S.

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Jamie Anderson of the United States in action during a slope style training session ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Bokwang Phoenix Snow Park on February 7, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.

Ice-dancing siblings Maia and Alex Shibutani, who got the United States off to a strong start Sunday with their well-received short program, will make the quick turnaround to compete their free dance Monday.

"We are a little surprised by the score, to be honest".

"We felt that the skate was actually really good". With a ballerina's grace and diva's range of emotion, Medvedeva also earned the highest component score, 38.23.

The Russian athletes - competing under a neutral flag with their nation banned from the games after a massive doping coverup - are in second with 39 points.

The events will be broadcast on NBC and NBCSN, and they can be streamed on fuboTV.