2018 Winter Olympics

Ellicott City resident pursues ice dreams in synchronized skating

Ellicott City resident pursues ice dreams in synchronized skating

Like many people in recent weeks, Michelle Gross Daichman closely followed the events of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

The Ellicott City resident has a particular interest in figure skating. That’s not uncommon either, but Daichman’s attraction to the sport runs thicker than the average ice, both professionally and through her involvement as a national champion skater with a Rockville-based synchronized skating team.

Daichman, 35, is a member of DC EDGE, a synchronized figure skating organization that had multiple squads competing this past weekend at U.S. Figure Skating’s 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships in Portland.

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