Chicago area teen good as ‘Gold’ for Winter Olympics

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The Winter Olympics are still months away but an Illinois teenager is getting ready for it as we speak.

Plus she’s got the perfect name to win it all!

Gracie Gold is Chicagoland’s best shot at taking the gold medal in figure skating.

Six days a week on the ice is where you’ll find Gracie Gold.

Gold has been skating since she was 8, opting to take classes online so she can focus on skating.

Now nearly a decade later the 17-year-old is getting some major attention.

As for having her eye on the Olympic gold, Gracie says she’s taking it one step at a time.

We’ll find out if gold officially makes the cut in January. Then the Winter Olympics are in Sochi, Russia is in February.  In the meantime. Gracie Gold will be on the ice in Vernon Hills getting ready

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