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Weiss Plans Busy Season

Weiss Plans Busy Season

Veteran U. S. skater Michael Weiss has a busy scheduled planned for 2004-2005, but it’s a bit different from the routine he’s followed for the last several years. “I will be doing three of Steve Disson’s events on NBC this winter, two tributes…

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Michael Weiss: Online Interview

Michael Weiss: Online Interview

Currently ranked third in the world by the International Skating Union, the 3-time United States National men’s figure skating champion and 2-time Olympian, Michael Weiss, has combined his passion for skating…

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2003 Skate America: Highlights

Skate America, the premier international event conducted by the United States Figure Skating Association (USFSA), began a new era of figure skating with the incorporation of the new cumulative points judging system – known as the Code of Points (CoP). The first event of six of the Grand Prix series was held at the Sovereign Center Arena, October 23-26, in Reading, PA.

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US National champion, Michael Weiss, won his first…

2003 US Figure Skating Championships: Highlights

Michelle Kwan, a veteran of eleven senior nationals at the ripe old age of 22, won her sixth consecutive title in grand fashion. Not since Tara Lipinski has Kwan been dethroned at home. Nursing a slight back injury, Kwan did not include a triple-triple combination in her winning free skate to “Aranjuez,” yet she won the competition without so much as losing an ordinal. Kwan was awarded a perfect…

2002 Trophee Lalique: Highlights

American Sasha Cohen made it two for two by winning Trophee Lalique, her second consecutive Grand Prix event, and earning herself a trip to the Grand Prix Final in St. Petersburg next March. The eighteen-year-old American won Skate Canada, her first major senior international victory, two weeks ago in Quebec City.

Cohen’s victory did not come without hiccups, though. In the short program, she fell on her double Axel -…