Nathan Chen’s girlfriend Mai Mihara began to appear in his social media feed in May of 2017. Prior to that, Nathan’s ex-girlfriend Amber posted about him regularly in her feed in 2016. Information is scant about why they split. However, in May 2016 she wrote him a special note for his birthday. Amber then posted the note. She said he was the one person she can rely on not to judge her. Amber called him the one person she needs to talk to when she has a bad day. The note and post came on his 17th birthday. Since he turned eighteen in May of 2017, he can receive birthday tributes from Mai.
Mai Mihara comes from Kobe, Japan. She turned eighteen in August of 2017, and she competes internationally in figure skating. According to her bio page on her website, she began skating at the age of eight. Her favorite skater is Mao Asada. Her website also lists her rank at 13th in the world. Nathan Chen’s girlfriend appeared with him in his own social media post on July 12 of 2017. In that photo, they both wore traditional Japanese garments called Yukata. The Yukata are also worn at traditional Japanese events like fireworks, festivals, and hot springs.
Recently, Nathan met Simone Biles. Nathan thanked a cereal brand for arranging the meeting. Since Nathan appeared on the cereal box in November, he also showed up in an article in USA Today. The article detailed his rise to skating fame and success. According to the article, Nathan excels at moves that other international competitors find very difficult. Evgeni Plushenko said his quads move is very challenging to pull off. Nathan also plays a little guitar, piano, and violin. Does Nathan Chen’s girlfriend play instruments? He said he possessed no passion for the violin. Who can blame him? A violin takes a long time to gain competency.
Nathan Chen’s girlfriend appeared in an interview for the International Skating Union in May of 2017. In the interview, Mai gives a comprehensive overview of her technical skills and ambitions. She also mentioned one of her goals for training in the summer was to improve her posture and expression. Since the music is important to a routine, Mai said she enjoys the “Cinderella Theme” to skate to. Her goal at the start of last season was to gain her jump abilities back since she suffered acute arthritis. Mai mentioned she gained them back and accomplished her goal.