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Wagner commands first grand prix title at Skate America

Wagner commands first grand prix title at Skate America

USA’s Ashley Wagner has shed that ‘Almost Girl’ moniker that she gave herself last season, and has transformed into the ‘It Girl’, as she won her first Grand Prix title today in Kent, Wash., at Skate America.

 The…

Davis and White win third consecutive Skate America title

Davis and White win third consecutive Skate America title

Americans Meryl Davis and Charlie White easily won their third consecutive Skate America title this afternoon in Kent, Wash., with nearly 17 points to spare. The…

Volosozhar and Trankov take third consecutive Grand Prix title at 2012 Skate America

Volosozhar and Trankov take third consecutive Grand Prix title at 2012 Skate America

The podium matched the standings after the pairs figure skating short program Saturday night in Kent, Wash., at the 2012 Skate America competition. Russia’s Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim…

Japanese men sweep 2012 Skate America podium

Japanese men sweep 2012 Skate America podium

The men’s podium at the 2012 Skate America figure skating competition was swept by team Japan, marking the first time in the event’s history that a country other than the United States snatched all three…

Davis and White waltz to lead at Skate America

Davis and White waltz to lead at Skate America

World silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White won the short dance at Skate America in Kent, Wash., this afternoon after performing a charming march-waltz-polka medley to music from…

Wagner leads, puts short program behind

Wagner leads, puts short program behind

American champion Ashley Wagner took the lead with an elegant performance in today’s ladies figure skating short program at the 2012 Skate America in Kent, Wash.

“I was pretty happy with what I performed today,” she said. “I put…

Hanyu dominates at Skate America with world record performance

Hanyu dominates at Skate America with world record performance

It was one of the strongest men’s short program competitions in recent memory in Kent, Wash., Friday night at 2012 Skate America. Yuzuru Hanyu, the phenom from Sendai, Japan, stole the show…

Russians take early lead to kick off Grand Prix season

Russians take early lead to kick off Grand Prix season

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating kicked off this evening in the Seattle suburb of Kent, Wash., with the 2012 edition of Skate America. It is the…

Russia’s ‘grown up’ Sotnikova is hungry for new success

Russia’s ‘grown up’ Sotnikova is hungry for new success

Three-time Russian national champion Adelina Sotnikova is the 2011 World Junior champion, and is currently touted as one of Russia’s big medal hopes for the upcoming 2014 Olympic Winter Games.  The 16-year-old, who struggled a bit last season, has overcome most of…

2012 JGP Chemnitz

2012 JGP Chemnitz

The 2012-13 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating concluded this week with the seventh and final qualifying event. The competition was held in Chemnitz, Germany, with approximately 108 skaters/teams representing 32 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, Pairs, and Ice Dance disciplines. The athletes competed to earn points towards qualification for the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Final which will be held in Sochi, Russia in December.

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Weir rearing to get back into ‘dog and pony’ show

Weir rearing to get back into ‘dog and pony’ show

When USA’s Johnny Weir announced his comeback in February, many people believed it was just a PR stunt. This pre-Olympic year is full of announced comebacks, but as always, fans will have to wait to see what’s really in store later…

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2012 Finlandia Trophy

2012 Finlandia Trophy

The 17th Finlandia Trophy took place at the Barona Arena in Espoo, Finland, from October 5 to 7, 2012. Skaters and teams representing 15 countries competed in the Men, Ladies, Ice Dance, and Synchronized Skating disciplines in this annual international senior event.

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Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan skated to a clear victory, leading…

2012 JGP Croatia Cup

2012 JGP Croatia Cup

The 2012-13 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued this week in Zagreb, Croatia, with approximately 128 skaters/teams representing 45 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, Pairs, and Ice Dance disciplines. The athletes competed to earn points towards qualification for the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Final which will be held in…

2012 Nebelhorn Trophy

2012 Nebelhorn Trophy

The 44th Nebelhorn Trophy took place September 27-29, 2012, in Obsertdorf, Germany at Eislaufzentrum Oberstdorf. Approximately 100 skaters/teams representing 31 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, Pairs, and Ice Dance disciplines in this annual international senior event.

From left to Right: Caydee Denney and John Coughlin (USA), Tatiana Volosozhar…

2012 JGP Slovenia

2012 JGP Slovenia

The 2012-13 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued this week in Bled Slovenia, with approximately 95 skaters/teams representing 35 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, and Ice Dance disciplines. The athletes competed to earn points towards qualification for…

Mahbanoozadeh finds success in the Springs

Mahbanoozadeh finds success in the Springs

It was a challenging start to the 2011-12 season for U.S. pewter medalist Armin Mahbanoozadeh, who struggled in his both of his Grand Prix assignments. The 21-year-old finished in 10th at Skate America and eighth at…

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Gilles and Poirier make big impact at international debut

Gilles and Poirier make big impact at international debut

Just last week, Canada’s Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier made their international debut—Gilles’s first at the senior level, at the inaugural U.S. Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City.

After a solid…

2012 JGP Bosphorus

2012 JGP Bosphorus

The 2012-13 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued this week in Istanbul, Turkey, with approximately 97 skaters/teams representing 35 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, and Ice Dance disciplines.

The athletes competed to earn points…

Farris seeks passion, finds gold

Farris seeks passion, finds gold

When USA’s Joshua Farris took the ice last month in at the Junior Grand Prix (JGP) in Lake Placid, NY, for his international season debut, he no longer resembled the boy who won the silver medal at the…

2012 US International Figure Skating Classic

2012 US International Figure Skating Classic

The 2012 US International Figure Skating Classic, an international senior competition, was held this week in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Celebrating its inaugural year, the event is an International Skating Union (ISU) points-earning competition, and featured more than 70 athletes representing nearly 20 countries in all four disciplines of figure skating.

“U.S. Figure Skating is excited to host the inaugural U.S. International Figure Skating Classic, a competition we expect to become…

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