Sasha Cohen

 

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Sasha is a two-time Olympian and Olympic silver medalist, three-time World medalist, 2002 Grand Prix Final champion, and the 2006 U.S. champion. Last year, Sasha was inducted into the U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Fame.  In 2002 she performed at the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II to celebrate the Queen of England’s 50-year reign. Sasha took a four-year break after the 2006 Olympics to pursue other opportunities, including skating tours, modeling and acting. During her competitive hiatus, Sasha studied for a semester with the intensive Moscow Art Theater at Harvard University, guest starred and made appearances on Project Runway, Hell’s Kitchen, Las Vegas, CSI New York, Blades of Glory, and Moondance Alexander. Following her competitive career, Sasha worked as an “Inside Edition” correspondent at the Academy Awards, an Olympic Analyst for Good Morning America and Yahoo Sports, and a speaker at Columbia University's TEDx conference. In 2016, Sasha graduated Magna Cume Laude from Columbia University with a degree in political science. She currently resides in New York City and works at 60 Minutes as a news associate.