Posts Tagged ‘2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships’

Pang and Tong take fourth 4CC title

Pang and Tong take fourth 4CC title

In the 11-year history of the Four Continents Championships, China has won 17 of the 33 available medals. The dominance is even more impressive when you consider that skaters…

Chan wins gold at Four Continents

Chan wins gold at Four Continents

The 2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Men’s Long Program.

After winning silver medals in the pairs, dance, and ladies competition, Canada’s hope of winning a…

Davis and White edge out Virtue and Moir for 4CC Gold

Davis and White edge out Virtue and Moir for 4CC Gold

It was a tight race for the gold medal in Ice Dance at the 2009 Four Continents Championships from start to finish.

Canadians Tessa Virtue and Scott…

Kim takes gold at 2009 Four Continents

In front of a sold-out crowd, the three ladies with the highest scores so far this season went head to head in a competition for the ages.

It was Joannie Rochette’s home crowd in Vancouver, Canada, but it was hard to tell given the number of fans in the house to support Japan’s Mao Asada and Korea’s Yu-Na Kim.

All three ladies received such boisterous applause that one might think that…

Chan leads men at Four Continents

Chan leads men at Four Continents

Skaters always dream of that one perfect skate when all of your elements are flawless, the crowd is on your side, and oh yeah – you place first in the competition….

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

Virtue and Moir maintain lead at Four Continents

The 2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships continued with the Original Dance, the Pairs Long Program, and the Men’s Short Program.

Ice dance was once a waiting game…

Virtue and Moir lead at 2009 Four Continents

Virtue and Moir lead at 2009 Four Continents

The 2009 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships are being held Feb. 4-7 in Vancouver (BC), Canada at the Pacific Coliseum. It is the third time since 1999 that Canada has hosted…

Pang and Tong first after short at Four Continents

Pang and Tong first after short at Four Continents

Qing Pang (29) and Jian Tong (29) of China took the lead after the pairs short program, skating a sleek program to the…

Kim leads at Four Continents

Kim leads at Four Continents

It was supposed to be a battle of the two super powers of ladies figure skating. World Champion Mao Asada of Japan taking on two-time Worlds…