Last month, figure skater Gracie Gold achieved the highest women's score in the history of the U.S. national championship. This week she enters women's figure skating in Sochi as the American leader.
But while the 18-year-old said she appreciates her spot at the Winter Games, she has her sights set high.
“I think I could give the podium a go, for sure,” Gold told TODAY’s Savannah Guthrie. “I know some people say that I’m a dark horse, but I think I’m a little bit lighter in color.”
Watch the video here: Gold talk about what it takes to be a fierce competitor, and demonstrate her unique talent off the ice: "I'm an elite, recreational juggler.”