Athletes, coaches, fans, and more hope to achieve (and see) the greatest performances, play the best games, land the best tricks, and deliver the fastest times.
In two events on Sunday evening (United States time zone), one event exceeded promises while another was hampered by a vile acting Mother Nature.
United States figure skater Mirai Nagasu -- left off the team in 2014 -- has already made a name for herself in the 2018 Pyeongchang Games. Part of the bronze-winning American team, Nagasu became the first American woman to land a triple axel in the Olympics.
The impressive feat made Nagasu only the 7th woman to land the jump in competition, a list that notably includes American Tonya Harding. (Part of her claim to fame before, well, you know.)
Nagasu will hope momentum carries her to the individual event later in the games. According to many pundits, American women will have a…