Posts Tagged ‘Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani’

Davis and White win fifth consecutive national title in Omaha

Davis and White win fifth consecutive national title in Omaha

Today’s free dance competition at the 2013 U.S. National Figure Skating Championships had something for everyone, and although medals were awarded, the real winner was…

Davis and White dominate at 2012 NHK Trophy

Davis and White dominate at 2012 NHK Trophy

USA’s Meryl Davis and Charlie White easily dominated at 2012 NHK Trophy Saturday, winning with nearly 22 points to spare. Elena Ilinykh and Nikita…

Davis and White take fourth consecutive title at U.S. Nationals

Davis and White take fourth consecutive title at U.S. Nationals

Even if the results were generally predictable, the figure skating was electrifying this afternoon at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championship free dance competition.

Reigning World Champions Meryl Davis and Charlie…

Davis and White lead in ice dance at U.S. Nationals

Davis and White lead in ice dance at U.S. Nationals

As expected, defending champions Meryl Davis and Charlie White took the lead after the short dance at the 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships, coming one step closer to a fourth consecutive title.

Their score…

Shibutani and Shibutani capture ice dance gold at NHK Trophy

Shibutani and Shibutani capture ice dance gold at NHK Trophy

USA’s Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani edged out Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada by just 0.09 points to win their first Grand Prix gold medal, while overnight leaders Elena Ilinykh and…

Ilinykh and Katsalapov grab lead in short dance at NHK Trophy

Ilinykh and Katsalapov grab lead in short dance at NHK Trophy

Elena Ilinykh and Nikita Katsalapov of Russia grabbed a narrow lead over Kaitlyn Weaver and Andrew Poje of Canada and USA’s Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani in the short dance at NHK Trophy on…

Bobrova and Soloviev golden at Cup of China

Bobrova and Soloviev golden at Cup of China

Russia’s Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev clearly won the Cup of China in Shanghai on Sunday with an advantage of 15.12 points over World bronze medalists Maia and Alex Shibutani (USA)….

Bobrova and Soloviev secure strong lead at Cup of China

Bobrova and Soloviev secure strong lead at Cup of China

Russia’s European silver medallists Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev secured a surprisingly strong lead over World bronze medallists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani (USA) in the short dance as the Cup…

Shibutanis make move to the big leagues

Shibutanis make move to the big leagues

Sometimes it takes years to find the right partner in ice  dance. Some skaters go an entire career  without finding a partner, let alone…

Shibutanis increase lead in strong field of dancers

Shibutanis increase lead in strong field of dancers

World Junior silver medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani increased their lead over the rest of the junior dance field after a fantastic original dance to Japanese Kodo Drums music.  The dance was…

Shibutanis win in Spokane – Again

Shibutanis win in Spokane – Again

Maia and Alex Shibutani have a love affair with Spokane.  The newly crowned U.S. Junior Champions easily outdistanced the competition on Thursday to win their second title in Spokane.  Three years ago, Maia…

Shibutanis tango to the lead

Shibutanis tango to the lead

Maia Shibutani (SC of New York Inc) and Alex Shibutani (Arctic FSC) took the lead in the junior compulsory dance in Spokane tonight with 35.72 points, outdistancing their closest competitors by a little less than…