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The first Mexican Olympic figure skater in 30 years | Winter Tracks

When he competes in next Olympic Winter Games, Donovan Carrillo will be the first figure skater from Mexico to do so in 30 years. In a country with barely any Olympic size rinks, he is an artist who believes figure skating has given him the perfect platform to express himself. He moved away from his hometown and family when he was 13. Living with his coach, Gregorio Núñez, a father-like figure, to further his training. Together, they have overcome huge obstacles including lack of resources, funding and recent COVID restrictions to finally qualify for the Games.

Winter Tracks
Winter Tracks

The first Mexican Olympic figure skater in 30 years | Winter Tracks

When he competes in next Olympic Winter Games, Donovan Carrillo will be the first figure skater from Mexico to do so in 30 years. In a country with barely any Olympic size rinks, he is an artist who believes figure skating has given him the perfect platform to express himself. He moved away from his hometown and family when he was 13. Living with his coach, Gregorio Núñez, a father-like figure, to further his training. Together, they have overcome huge obstacles including lack of resources, funding and recent COVID restrictions to finally qualify for the Games.