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Wagner defends US ladies title in Omaha

Wagner defends US ladies title in Omaha

Ashley Wagner might have come away with the title, but it was 17-year-old Gracie Gold’s coming out party tonight at the 2013 U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Omaha. The Chicago native…

Wagner leads ladies at 2013 US Nationals

Wagner leads ladies at 2013 US Nationals

The stage was set for Ashley Wagner to test her mettle at the 2013 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships The 21-year-old arrived in Omaha battle-worn—first from the injury that she suffered as…

Asada wins third Grand Prix Final title in Sochi

Asada wins third Grand Prix Final title in Sochi

Seven years after her triumph in Torino (Italy), and three years after her victory in Goyang City (Korea), Japan’s Mao Asada won her third title in the Ladies discipline at the…

Wagner wins second consecutive Grand Prix gold in Paris

Wagner wins second consecutive Grand Prix gold in Paris

USA’s Ashley Wagner skated off with her second consecutive Grand Prix gold medal at 2012 Trophee Eric Bompard in Paris. Russian teenagers Elizaveta Tuktamysheva and Julia Lipnitskaia took silver and…

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…

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…

Wagner captures 4CC title

Wagner captures 4CC title

The American ladies made a pronouncement to the rest of the world last night—they are back, and they are ready to start winning titles again.

Ashley Wagner, fresh off of her win at the U.S. National Championships, threw her hat…

Asada dons new costume; wins ladies short at 4CCs

Asada dons new costume; wins ladies short at 4CCs

Mao Asada, the 21-year-old former World Champion from Japan, showed off a new costume and rekindled confidence in today’s short program at the 2012 Four Continents Figure Skating Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo.

With a strong short program—marred only by a glitch…

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,…

Prodigy Tuktamysheva strikes gold in Grand Prix debut

Prodigy Tuktamysheva strikes gold in Grand Prix debut

Russian prodigy Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva claimed the gold in her senior Grand Prix figure skating debut at Skate Canada International on Saturday, outshining more experienced competitors. Akiko Suzuki of Japan won the free skating to move up from fourth to second…

Tuktamysheva upsets favorites at Skate Canada

Tuktamysheva upsets favorites at Skate Canada

Russia’s Elizaveta (Lisa) Tuktamysheva won the Ladies short program at Skate Canada International Friday in Mississauga as the favorites stumbled. Two U.S. competitors, Ashley Wagner and Rachael Flatt, placed second and third.

Tuktamysheva had a strong figure skating debut at the…

2011 Glacier Falls Summer Classic

2011 Glacier Falls Summer Classic

The Glacier Falls Summer Classic took place this past week at Anaheim Ice in Anaheim, Calif., with more than 100 entries competing in the final U.S. Figure Skating monitoring competition of the summer season. Skaters traveled from all over the country, as well as Italy, Japan, Israel, and the Philippines, to take advantage of feedback from national and international level judges and technical specialists. Golden Skate’s Elvin Walker attended…

Wagner Takes New Approach to Stay at the Top

Wagner Takes New Approach to Stay at the Top

The ladies’ podium at the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships was perhaps the most difficult to stand on in the history of the event. Each medalist attempted…

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