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Czisny determined despite struggles and surgery

Czisny determined despite struggles and surgery

At the beginning of last season it seemed as if reigning U.S. ladies champion Alissa Czisny was building on the momentum from her fitth place finish at the 2011 World Championships in…

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Wagner rebounds to gold at U.S. Nationals

Wagner rebounds to gold at U.S. Nationals

Before the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, 20-year-old Ashley Wagner made some pretty bold statements about how things would shake out this year.

Often described as the ‘almost girl’, Wagner said that she would cast away her short program demons and win…

Zawadzki leads the ladies at U.S. Nationals

Zawadzki leads the ladies at U.S. Nationals

It was a spectacular night for the American ladies at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, with just about every competitor fighting for the coveted title. In the end, it was 17-year-old Agnes Zawadzki who leads the way,…

Tuktamysheva wins second Grand Prix gold in Paris

Tuktamysheva wins second Grand Prix gold in Paris

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia continued her successful debut on the senior scene by winning the Trophée Bompard Saturday in Paris, France. A feat even Mao Asada (JPN) and Yuna Kim (KOR) didn’t accomplish in their first senior season. The 14-year-old defended…

Tuktamysheva outskates competitors to win Ladies short at Bompard

Tuktamysheva outskates competitors to win Ladies short at Bompard

Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia once again out-skated more experienced rivals to win the Ladies short program Friday at Trophée Bompard in Paris. Italy’s Carolina Kostner and USA’s Alissa Czisny follow in second and third.

 Tuktamysheva gave a similar strong performance of her Tango short…

Czisny wins gold at Skate America

Czisny wins gold at Skate America

Maybe it was not the performance that she was looking for, but 24 year-old Alissa Czisny captured her first Skate America title this afternoon in blistery Ontario, Calif. Czisny ended a four year drought for American ladies at…

Czisny leads ladies at Skate America

Czisny leads ladies at Skate America

The ladies were the last to take to competition at Skate America in Ontario, Calif. on Saturday, and it was worth the wait. Reigning U.S. Champion Alissa Czisny leads the field, with 2011 European silver medalist Carolina Kostner nipping at her blades….

Czisny dazzles; captures second U.S. title

Czisny dazzles; captures second U.S. title

Thursday’s ladies short program gave no real clue as to which skater was to be the 2011 US Champion. In a virtual tie heading into the free skate, three former US Champions held all of…

Czisny captures first Grand Prix title

Czisny captures first Grand Prix title

USA’s Alissa Czisny was able to defend her lead and win her first ever Grand Prix Final title (180.75), while Carolina Kostner of Italy (178.60) edged out Japan’s Kanako Murakami (178.59) for silver by…

Czisny surprises in Beijing

Czisny surprises in Beijing

Surprised continued in Senior Ladies competition. Even though two skaters successfully executed triple-triple combinations, USA’s Alissa Czisny, who did not attempt one, is first with the highest technical score of the night. She…

Czisny captures ladies US title

It was a crazy night of skating in the championship ladies free skate competition in which Alissa Czisny (Detroit SC, Inc.) held off the rest of the field with an error-laden performance that had many questioning the results.

Leading by more than five points after the short program, the gold medalist opened her Dr. Zhivago routine by nailing her first five elements, including three triple jumps. But heading into the…

Czisny leads at US Nationals

Czisny leads at US Nationals

It was a very interesting evening of Championship Ladies short programs. The three ladies who represented the United States at the World Championships last season are: Kimmie…

Interview with Alissa Czisny

Interview with Alissa Czisny

A native of Bowling Green, Ohio, Alissa Czisny is a junior at Bowling Green State University where she majors in International studies. She was awarded the “Outstanding Sophomore of the Year…

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2007 US Figure Skating Championships: Ladies Highlights

Novice Division

Angela Maxwell (Hurst, Texas) was the gold medal winner in the ladies Novice division, while Kristine Musademba (Silver Spring, Md.) and Carolyn-Ann Alba (Anaheim, Calif.) won the silver and bronze, respectively.

Short Program

Performing to music from the Ladies in Lavender soundtrack, Alba landed a triple Salchow-double toeloop combination, a triple toeloop, and a double Axel. The 2007 Pacific Coast Sectional Novice silver medalist also produced a very good…