U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu once served as an Avalanche ice girl

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USA's Mirai Nagasu competes in the figure skating team event women's single skating free skating during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Roberto SCHMIDT
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Considering her phenomenal skills on the ice, it's safe to presume Mirai Nagasu was grossly underpaid during her lone season as an employee of the Colorado Avalanche.

Prior to becoming the first U.S. woman to land a triple axel at the Winter Olympics, Nagasu made a modest living as an ice girl for the NHL team during the 2015-16 season.

She was congratulated by her former employer after her historic triple axel helped the U.S. secure a bronze medal in the team figure skating competition,