Alysa Liu was born on August 8, 2005 in Clovis, Calif. She trains in Colorado Springs with Christy Krall, Drew Meekins and Viktor Pfeifer. She represents the St. Moritz Figure Skating Club. She was previously coached by Laura Lipetsky, Massimo Scali and Jeremy Abbott.
At the age of 13, Alysa became the youngest lady to win the U.S. Championships. She also became the youngest female skater to land a triple Axel at the U.S. Championships and the third woman to do so at the event. In August 2019, she became the first U.S. lady to land a quadruple jump (quad Lutz) in competition. In January 2020, she won her second U.S. title. Two months later, she competed in her first World Junior Championships and won the bronze medal. In 2021, she won the pewter medal at the 2021 U.S. Championships
When she’s not skating, Alysa enjoys reading, crafts, watching YouTube, playing video games, going to the park, riding her bike and playing tag with her younger siblings.