Elton John reacts to Nathan Chen’s Olympics free skate


The American determine skater used music from the 2019 biopic in regards to the rock star in his gold medal efficiency on the Winter Olympics.

BEIJING, China — Nathan Chen carried out his rousing Olympic free skate program Thursday to a medley of tunes from the film “Rocketman” – a biopic about rock star Elton John – and the person himself went on social media to provide his congratulations.

Chen’s free skate music began with “Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road,” then transitioned into “Rocket Man.”

At the tip, because the NBC commentators stated, “Get ready to boogie,” the medley moved a drum-heavy rap model of “Bennie and the Jets” as Chen energetically spun and danced throughout the ice.

It was the free skate routine Chen has been utilizing for the 2021-2022 season. That’s regular follow for determine skaters, who be taught a brief program and a free skate for any given season.

As Chen crushed the routine on his approach to an Olympic gold medal, John went to social media to congratulate the American determine skater.

Congratulations @nathanwchen for profitable Gold skating to Rocket Man within the free skate finals in Beijing 🥇 pic.twitter.com/c9C2Kc3zti

— Elton John (@eltonofficial) February 10, 2022

John additionally tweeted about an look Chen made on a collection for which he is an govt producer, known as “From the Top.”

Watch @nathanwchen and @HayleyKiyoko seem within the collection I exec-produced known as ‘From The Top’ for @Olympics & @rocketsportsuk pic.twitter.com/CVGy1MCGps

— Elton John (@eltonofficial) February 10, 2022

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