SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 03: Bradie Tennell competes in the Ladies Short Program during the 2018 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the SAP Center on January 3, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
“I can remember, you know, dreaming about it and being like, ‘Mom, I wonder what it would be like to march in the Opening Ceremonies with all those athletes and the cameras, and ‘Oh, my goodness, how cool that would be,’” Tennell told WPXI. “And now I get to go live it. It’s crazy.”
Other interesting facts:
Skated to the music from “Cinderella,” one of her favorite movies, at U.S. National Championships.
Has two younger brothers, Austin and Shane, who play ice hockey.