Richmond has been home to a number of professional athletes over the years playing football, baseball, golf and a sundry of other sports.
And recently, Richmond’s own Alysa Liu became the national figure skating champion.
While the others had to wait until they completed high school or college before they rose to stardom, Alysa has yet to begin high school. Alysa is but 13 years old and she’s the best in the US and one of the best in the world.
Sadly, because she is so young, it will be several years before we’ll see Alysa in the Olympics.
On Tuesday evening the Richmond Coty Council invited Alysa and her father Arthur to come before the Council to receive a proclamation honoring her achievements.
Learn more about her amazing story: