Posts Tagged ‘2012 Skate America’

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…