Mirai Nagasu

Asian woman smiles with hands held in air in red outfit with silver embroidery in front of purple walls and White and Asian women and men in white outfits

WATCH: Mirai Nagasu Lands Triple Axel and Makes Olympic History

The Japanese-American figure skater is the first U.S. woman to land the difficult move in competition at the Olympics.

Black man in red and white and blue skating uniform smiles in front of blurry brown and red and green background

7 Team USA Athletes of Color to Watch at the PyeongChang Winter Olympics

There are a total of 20 United States-based people of color going for the gold in South Korea.