Posts Tagged ‘Brian Joubert’

Amodio leads men at 2013 Europeans; Plushenko withdraws

Amodio leads men at 2013 Europeans; Plushenko withdraws

France’s Florent Amodio skated to the lead in the Men’s short program at the 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb on Thursday. Javier Fernandez of Spain is a…

Brian Joubert: Reloaded

Brian Joubert: Reloaded

Brian Joubert of France has been a fan favorite ever since he burst onto the international scene at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships in 2002.

Ten years have passed since his impressive bronze medal winning debut at…

Brian Joubert: Taking the Risk of Change

Brian Joubert: Taking the Risk of Change

Thus far this season, France’s Brian Joubert  has  shown two sides. One side has depicted the insecure, stressed out skater who struggles, while the other has shown a  confident, powerful skater who goes out onto…

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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….

Joubert takes third European title

Joubert takes third European title

Brian Joubert of France won his third European title despite a flawed long program, while former teammate Samuel Contesti of Italy rose up one spot to claim the silver. Kevin van der Perren of Belgium, who placed fourth in both the short and long program, took the bronze.

The best performance of the long program happened in the penultimate group where Yannick Ponsero of France delivered a nearly flawless routine…

Joubert leads men in Helsinki

Joubert leads men in Helsinki

Brian Joubert of France currently leads the Men’s field by more than five points after delivering an inspired performance to Rise by Safri Duo. The upbeat and energetic…

Joubert wins gold in Moscow

France’s Brian Joubert won the Men’s event despite placing fourth in the long program, while Tomas Verner of the Czech Republic took silver. Alban Preaubert of France rose from fourth to third overall to claim the bronze.

Verner won the long program with an inspired Tango routine which featured an excellent quad toe loop, a triple Lutz-triple toe loop combination and a triple Axel. The 2008 European Champion, however, stumbled…

Joubert takes lead at Cup of Russia

Joubert takes lead at Cup of Russia

Coming off a disappointing fourth place finish last week at his home Grand Prix event, Brian Joubert of France dominated the field at this event. The World silver medalist…

Joubert wins Skate Canada gold

Joubert wins Skate Canada gold

Overnight leader Brian Joubert maintained first place overall despite placing second in the long program (135.57 points) with a sub-par performance.

The Frenchman fell on a quadruple toeloop attempt, was penalized for using the wrong edges on two triple flips, and later bailed…

Joubert takes easy lead at Skate Canada

Joubert takes easy lead at Skate Canada

Brian Joubert of France easily won the men’s short program, scoring 78.05 points – nearly 11 points ahead of teammate Yannick Ponsero who sits in second with 67.09 points.

Joubert opened his routine to All for You by Sebastien Damiani…

Joubert takes gold in Tokyo

Joubert takes gold in Tokyo

The 2007 ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued Thursday with the Men’s Free…

Joubert tops personal best at Worlds

Joubert tops personal best at Worlds

The second day of the 2007 ISU World Figure Skating Championships continued with the Men’s Short Program.

The 42 skaters were divided into two groups and a…

2007 European Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

France’s Brian Joubert won his second European title, while Tomas Verner of the Czech Republic, who was 10th last year, captured the silver.

Belgium’s Kevin van der Perren edged out Sergei Davydov of Belarus by .08 points for the bronze. It was a first European medal for both men.

It was also the first time in 60 years that a European medal was won by a single Belgian skater. Fernand Leemans…

2006-07 Grand Prix Final: Men’s Highlights

Brian Joubert of France won his first Grand Prix Final gold, while Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi and Nobunari Oda won the silver and bronze, respectively.

USA’s Evan Lysacek withdrew before the Short Program after the warm up. The two-time and current World bronze medalist took a bad fall on a triple Axel during practice, injuring his right hip.

Short Program

Joubert put his hand down on the landing of a quadruple toeloop (in…

Joubert wins Trophee Eric Bompard gold

Brian Joubert of France easily captured the gold medal, while teammate Alban Preaubert won the silver. Russia’s Sergei Dobrin, who was seventh at this event last year, won the bronze – his first senior Grand Prix medal.

Short Program

Joubert showed that he was clearly the class of the field, landing his opening quadruple toeloop-triple toeloop combination in his exciting performance to music from the Die Another Day soundtrack. The two-time…

2006 Cup of Russia: Men’s Highlights

Brian Joubert of France easily captured the gold medal, while USA’s Johnny Weir took the silver. Ilia Klimkin of Russia, who was ninth at this event last year, won the bronze.

Short Program

Joubert landed his opening quadruple toeloop-triple toeloop combination, but stepped out of the landing on a triple Axel. The two-time and reigning World silver medalist also delivered a triple flip, two good level three footwork sequences, and three…

2005 European Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Evgeni Plushenko won his fourth European title, but it was close. Brian Joubert of France trailed behind by only 2.71 points, winning his second European silver. Germany’s Stefan Lindemann won the bronze, while Stephane Lambiel of Switzerland placed fourth.

The men’s event began with the Short Program (SP). Following a decision of the ISU congress in 2004, there will no longer be a Qualifying Round at the European championships. Therefore, all…

2004 Skate America: Men’s Highlights

Skate America was the first of six events of the Grand Prix series and was held at the Mellon Arena, October 21-24, in Pittsburgh, Pa. Over 60 skaters from 15 different countries competed for points and/or monies totaling $180,000 in U.S. dollars. The points go toward qualification for the Grand Prix Final, to which the top six competitors in points standings from each discipline will be invited. The Grand…

2004 European Figure Skating Championships: Men’s Highlights

Brian Joubert of France was the surprise winner in the mens event, defeating the reigning European champion, Evgeni Plushenko of Russia. Plushenko had to settle for silver while his teammate, Ilia Klimkin, won the bronze.

The men’s event begin with Qualifying Round which accounts for 20 percent of the final score. The short program is worth 30 percent while the long is worth 50 percent.

Qualifying Round – Group B

Joubert led…

2002 Skate America: Highlights

In 1996, Michelle Kwan won her first Skate America title, skating to “Dance of the Seven Veils” from Salome. Forget seven veils. Now she has seven Skate America titles, winning every year since except for 1998, when a dispute with the ISU kept her from entering. Kwan was a last-minute replacement for Olympic Champion Sarah Hughes, out with a muscle tear. In fact, Kwan’s participation was only secured last…