The Figure Skating Olympic Team was annouced at the conclusion at the 2010 U.S. Nationals. Results from Nationals were the most heavily weighted, though the nomination committee also considered a skater's results from previous competitions.
Amanda Evora moved away from her family's Texas home at age 18 to further her skating career. She wound up in Florida and is now studying business administration at the University of South Florida.
In 2006, Caydee Denney moved to Colorado with her mother and sister to develop her singles career. But the distance proved to be too great, and the trio returned home to Florida where Denney and Jeremy Barrett reunited.
Jeremy Barrett has worked hard to offset his skating costs. His jobs have included driving the Zamboni, working at his rink's concession stand and teaching skating lessons.
Mark Ladwig has already been to one Olympics -- he was a volunteer at the 2002 Salt Lake Games.
Referring to his short program costume, Johnny Weir "rocked his tassel" en route to earning his second trip to the Olympic Games with a third-place finishing at U.S. Nationals.
Southern California resident Evan Lysacek is the 2010 Olympic gold medalist, reigning world champion, a two-time U.S. champion and a model.
Colorado native Jeremy Abbott finished 9th in Vancouver.
A straight-A high school senior, 2010 U.S. champion Rachael Flatt is enrolled in four AP courses and applied to nine elite colleges.
Mirai Nagasu placed fourth at the Vancouver Games.
Tanith Belbin and ice dance partner Ben Agosto won the silver medal in Torino.
Ben Agosto and Tanith Belbin are the 2006 Olympic silver medalists.
University of Michigan students Meryl Davis and partner Charlie White won the silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games.
Univ. of Michigan student Charlie White and partner Meryl Davis are the 2010 Olympic silver medalists.
Emily Samuelson and partner Evan Bates made their first Olympic team with a third-place finish at the 2010 U.S. Nationals.
Evan Bates and partner Emily Samuelson made their first Olympic team with a third-place finish at the 2010 U.S. Nationals.