Posts Tagged ‘Michal Brezina’

Spain’s Javier Fernandez captures European title; makes history

Spain’s Javier Fernandez captures European title; makes history

Javier Fernandez of Spain made history again by winning the European title at the 2013 ISU European Figure Skating Championships in Zagreb, Croatia, on Saturday. He is the first skater from…

Chan is back on the top

Chan is back on the top

Canada’s Patrick Chan won his first figure skating gold medal of the season after finishing first at the 2012 Cup of Russia. Japan’s Takahiko Kozuka won silver, while Michal Brezina of the…

Chan leads men in Nice

Chan leads men in Nice

Patrick Chan took the first step in defending his World title by winning the Men’s Short Program event on Friday afternoon. He is followed by Michal Brezina from the Czech Republic and Japan’s Daisuke Takahashi.

Chan had a shaky landing on his…

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

Abbott wins short program at Cup of Russia

For the event with only nine participants and the overall running time of an hour and a half, the Men’s Short Program at the Rostelecom Cup was full of drama and the performances ranged from nearly…

Chan takes third Trophee Bompard gold

Chan takes third Trophee Bompard gold

World Champion Patrick Chan of Canada took his third Trophée Bompard title Saturday in Paris. He had won his very first Grand Prix gold medal here in 2007 and defended the title in 2008.

China’s Nan Song skated to the silver, his second…

Chan wins Men’s short at Trophée Bompard despite fall

Chan wins Men’s short at Trophée Bompard despite fall

World Figure Skating Champion Patrick Chan of Canada fell on an underrotated quad toe in the Men’s Short at Trophée Bompard Friday in Paris, France, but still leads the competition. China’s Nan Song and Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic…

Brezina takes Skate America gold

Brezina takes Skate America gold

In what was an uneven competition, Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic came away with his first Grand Prix title in Ontario, Calif., at Skate America. Meanwhile, veteran competitor Kevin van der Perren moved up from fourth place to take the silver—his best…

Brezina jumps to lead at Skate America

Brezina jumps to lead at Skate America

It is figure skating’s equivalent of opening day—the first day of the ISU’s Grand Prix of Figure Skating competition. This year the first stop is Ontario, Calif., for Skate America where more than 50 athletes compete for…

Yuzuru Hanyu skates off with Nebelhorn gold

Yuzuru Hanyu skates off with Nebelhorn gold

Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu skated off with the gold at Nebelhorn Trophy in Oberstdorf on Friday. Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic moved up from fourth to take the silver,  and USA’s  Stephen Carriere held on…

Brezina has realistic ambitions

Brezina has realistic ambitions

Michal Březina definitely can’t complain about his first full senior-level season. After finishing fourth at Europeans and Worlds, as well as 10th at the Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver and taking the…

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Brezina Challenges Czech’s Verner

Brezina Challenges Czech’s Verner

Michal Brezina first made his mark on the international figure skating scene when he beat fellow Czech skater and 2008 European champion Tomas Verner to win the…

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