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A 16-year-old figure skater just won our hearts while competing at the U.S. National Championships on Friday.
Starr Andrews was the highlight of the event after performing a killer routine to her own vocal cover of Whitney Houston’s 1988 Olympic anthem “One Moment in Time.” Video of her emotional performance and response left an impression on many.
This is not Andrews’ first time catching national attention for her skating. She performed a catchy routine to Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair,” when she was just nine-years-old, that went viral.
For her routine Friday, Andrews finished sixth after her performance earned her the fifth-best long program score, according to the Los Angeles Times. She also performed Beyoncé’s cover of “Fever” for the short program.
Her total score was not enough to make the Olympic team but we’ll keeping an eye on her.
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