Posts Tagged ‘2010 US National Figure Skating Championships’

Davis and White win second title in convincing fashion

Davis and White win second title in convincing fashion

Meryl Davis and Charlie White ignited the audience with an electrifying free dance to music from The Phantom of the Opera to win their second consecutive U.S. Championships here in…

Flatt rises to the occasion, Nagasu joins her for the ride

Flatt rises to the occasion, Nagasu joins her for the ride

 

The U.S. Figure Skating Championships culminated on Saturday night with the Championship Ladies freeskate in the Spokane Arena in front of a packed house.

Several ladies stood up to the pressure of the competition, but it was  Rachael…

Davis and White on track to win second U.S. title

Davis and White on track to win second U.S. title

This week in Tallinn, Estonia, World Champions Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin from Russia have found themselves in the middle of a controversy.  Though the duo was able to win the title in a very…

Zawadzki storms to junior title

Zawadzki storms to junior title

Remember the name Agnes Zawadzki.  The fifteen-year-old came into Spokane much like the devastating hurricane of 1972 with the same name that ravaged much of the east coast.  Zawadzki decimated her competition, easily winning the U.S. Junior Ladies title…

Shibutanis increase lead in strong field of dancers

Shibutanis increase lead in strong field of dancers

World Junior silver medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani increased their lead over the rest of the junior dance field after a fantastic original dance to Japanese Kodo Drums music.  The dance was…

Davis and White waltz to the lead

Davis and White waltz to the lead

Meryl Davis (Arctic FSC) and   Charlie White (Detroit SC) came out today and skated to win the Golden Waltz, and they did just that with a score of 45.42 points.  Despite the fact that this was…

Nagasu is back, but for how long?

Nagasu is back, but for how long?

The Ladies competition at the U.S. National Figure Skating Championships always has some sort of magic to it. This year, however, it also had the mystique of having no clear frontrunner.  With all of the intrigue of…

Shibutanis win in Spokane – Again

Shibutanis win in Spokane – Again

Maia and Alex Shibutani have a love affair with Spokane.  The newly crowned U.S. Junior Champions easily outdistanced the competition on Thursday to win their second title in Spokane.  Three years ago, Maia…

Zawadzki skates to a big lead

Zawadzki skates to a big lead

It’s been a long wait for Agnes Zawadzki (Broadmoor SC).  After finishing with the pewter medal a the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in St. Paul, Zawadzki moved up to the junior level showing great promise.

However, the…

Shibutanis tango to the lead

Shibutanis tango to the lead

Maia Shibutani (SC of New York Inc) and Alex Shibutani (Arctic FSC) took the lead in the junior compulsory dance in Spokane tonight with 35.72 points, outdistancing their closest competitors by a little less than…

A bump in the road doesn’t stop Zhang and Toth

A bump in the road doesn’t stop Zhang and Toth

Like Isaac Newton and his apple, Taylor Toth learned that a bump to the head can be a good thing.  After an on-ice accident before the short…

Abbott destroys competition, heads to Vancouver

Abbott destroys competition, heads to Vancouver

The more things change, the more they stay the same.  Jeremy Abbott changed just about everything in his life in the past year: his coaching staff, his training location, and the way he trained for competition.  But his results at…

Brown edges out Farris to grab junior title; Aaron third

Brown edges out Farris to grab junior title; Aaron third

It was a victorious night for Jason Brown, who held off a valiant effort from silver medalist Joshua Farris to take home the gold medal and the title of U.S. Junior Men’s Champion.

“I’m really still…

Denney and Barrett prove that they are no fluke

Denney and Barrett prove that they are no fluke

Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett followed up their stellar short program from yesterday with an even better free skate today, capturing their first U.S. title and an Olympic berth along the way.

“It’s…

Zhang and Toth stitch together a strong program to take lead

Zhang and Toth stitch together a strong program to take lead

Felicia Zhang (SC of New York) and Taylor Toth (University of Delaware FSC) almost didn’t skate in the Junior Pairs short program tonight, but instead, came away with the lead after…

Aaron overcomes injury to take lead

Aaron overcomes injury to take lead

Max Aaron (Broadmoor Skating Club) leads the Junior Men after the Short Program at the 2010 AT&T U.S. National Figure Skating Championships.

It could be said that figure skating is backbreaking work, and Max Aaron…

Denney and Barrett soar into first

Denney and Barrett soar into first

Caydee Denney and Jeremy Barrett (Southwest Florida FSC) are beginning to make the short program at the U.S. Championships look like just another day at the office. …

Three former champions top the men’s leaderboard

Three former champions top the men’s leaderboard

The buildup of the  championship men’s competition lived up to the hype tonight in the short program in Spokane.

Three former U.S. Champions were expected to battle it out for the top three spots, and at the…