Posts Tagged ‘2009 World Figure Skating Championships’

Kim pockets gold at 2009 Worlds

Kim pockets gold at 2009 Worlds

The 2009 World Figure Skating Championships concluded with the Ladies Long Program.

It wasn’t a competition. It was a coming out party, and all of the other skaters were…

Kim grabs easy lead in Los Angeles

Kim grabs easy lead in Los Angeles

The highly anticipated duel between Korea’s Yu-Na Kim and Japan’s Mao Asada was finally back in action today with the ladies short program.

Canada’s Joannie Rochette had a little…

Domnina and Shabalin win gold at 2009 Worlds

Domnina and Shabalin win gold at 2009 Worlds

As expected, it was a tight race to determine the final placements and medals in the ice dance competition. Five teams had a very real shot…

Domnina and Shabalin maintain lead at 2009 Worlds

For a few hours this afternoon, the Staples Center was transported back in time to the 1920s, 30s, and 40s as the Original Dance (OD) competition featured music and dances from that era. Skaters could select their own rhythms among those represented by music from that time period. As a result, the audience was treated to dances from all over the rhythmic spectrum including blues, the foxtrot, swing, and…

Lysacek captures first world title

Lysacek captures first world title

You couldn’t write a better script to what happened to Evan Lysacek in the last year of his skating career. The two-time U.S. Champion was forced to withdraw…

Joubert leads men at 2009 Worlds

Joubert leads men at 2009 Worlds

There is something in the air in Los Angeles. Or maybe it’s in the water. Either way, figure skating has never looked so good….

Savchenko and Szolkowy win second consecutive world title

Savchenko and Szolkowy win second consecutive world title

After a night of great skating in the pairs short program, the pairs freeskate was a huge let down…

Domnina and Maxim Shabalin grab lead in Los Angeles

Domnina and Maxim Shabalin grab lead in Los Angeles

The 2009 World Figure Skating Championships are being held March 24-28 in Los Angeles, California at the Staples Center. It is the first time Los…

Savchenko and Szolkowy first after Short Progam

Savchenko and Szolkowy first after Short Progam

It was a great night of pairs skating as twenty-five teams from all corners of the world competed in the short program at the…

2009 World Figure Skating Championships Preview

The United States will be hosting the International Skating Union (ISU) World Figure Skating Championships for the first time since 2003 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The event begins on March 24th with a record 216 skaters representing 52 nations. In addition, three countries (Montenegro, Ireland, and Brazil) are making their ISU World Championship debut.

The ISU World Championships are always an important competition, but in the…