She took advantage of skating before Sasha, Michelle and Irina. And she was tremendous. Which as NBC commentator Sandra Bezcic alluded to, would put alot of pressure on the top 3 skaters. Pressure as it turned out, they couldn't quite handle. Especially Michelle.
What is it about young girls winning the gold medal? Tara Lipinski was only 15 when she won in Nagano. And Sarah Hughes is only 16. That is amazing.