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Meissner takes gold at Skate America

Meissner takes gold at Skate America

For the second day in a row, the winner of the freeskate at 2007 Skate America had to settle for the silver medal overall. Japan’s Miki Ando, who is currently nursing a shoulder injury, bested overnight leader Kimmie Meissner of…

Meissner leads ladies at Skate America

Meissner leads ladies at Skate America

The ladies event was a highly anticipated competition that included the debut of current Junior World Champion Caroline Zhang of the United States on the senior circuit, as well as an exciting meeting of current World Champion Miki…

Meissner clinches Four Continents gold

Meissner clinches Four Continents gold

World Champion Kimmie Meissner pulled out all of the stops this afternoon to pull up from sixth place after a disappointing short program. In her first appearance at this event, the 17-year-old clinched the gold medal with a performance that brought the crowd to its feet.

“This title means…

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…

2006 Skate America: Ladies Highlights

Miko Ando of Japan won her first senior Grand Prix gold medal at her second visit to Skate America, while teammate Mao Asada captured the bronze. USA’s Kimmie Meissner settled for the silver in her first appearance at a Skate America event.

Short Program

Asada, who was last to skate, opened her routine with a triple Lutz followed by a good triple flip-triple loop combination. The Junior World silver medalist also…

Meissner Prepares for Junior Grand Prix Final

Meissner Prepares for Junior Grand Prix Final

USA’s Kimberly Meissner has moved rapidly up the figure skating ladder since she burst on the scene in her first U.S. national event by winning the novice ladies title in 2003. Meissner, who prefers to be called Kimmie, followed up with a…

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