Posts Tagged ‘Nathan Chen’

Vincent Zhou takes men’s junior title at 2013 US Nationals

Vincent Zhou takes men’s junior title at 2013 US Nationals

A boy in his daddy’s suit took the junior men’s title tonight at the 2013 Prudential U.S. National Figure Skating Championships, and along the way, earned the second highest score in competition…

2012 JGP Austria

2012 JGP Austria

The 2012-13 ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued this week in Linz, Austria, with approximately 116 skaters/teams representing 34 countries competing in the Men, Ladies, Ice Dance, and Pairs disciplines.

The athletes competed to earn points towards qualification for the ISU Junior Grand Prix (JGP) of Figure Skating Final which will be held in Sochi,…

Chen nabs junior men’s title at U.S. Nationals

Chen nabs junior men’s title at U.S. Nationals

Nathan Chen did it again. For the third year in a row, the 13-year-old Salt Lake City native walks away from the U.S. Figure Skating Championships with a gold medal around his neck. After winning two novice titles in a row, Chen captured…

Dolensky grabs narrow lead in junior men at U.S. Nationals

Dolensky grabs narrow lead in junior men at U.S. Nationals

The 2012 U.S. Figure Skating Championships continued Sunday with the junior men’s short program – the final event of the day.

Last season 19-year-old Timothy Dolensky watched the junior men’s competition at home, failing to qualify for the event after a disappointing performance…

Skate Liberty 2011

Skate Liberty 2011

The Liberty Figure Skating 2011 Competition took place this past week at IceWorks in Aston, Penn., with more than 200 entries coming from all over the globe including Korea, Brazil, and Poland. The competition is one of the biggest of the summer due to the early season critiques that the skaters receive from national and international level judges and technical specialists. Golden Skate’s Elvin Walker attended the competition for…

Nathan Chen makes history in Greensboro

Nathan Chen makes history in Greensboro

At just eleven years old, Nathan Chen has accomplished something that no other US men’s figure skater has ever done: won two U.S. men’s novice titles. 

Last season, Chen arrived at the U.S. Championships as an…

Nathan Chen leads after novice short program

Nathan Chen (Salt Lake Figure Skating) is currently first after the short program with over a 6-point lead. Lukas Kaugars (Broadmoor SC) is in second, followed by Jordan Moeller (Northern Ice SC).

Chen, who performed to Rawhide, landed a double Axel, triple flip, and a triple Lutz-double toe combination. His fast spins both earned a level 4 and he earned positive Grades of Execution (GOEs) on all elements. He earned…

Chen focuses on improvement

Chen focuses on improvement

In sport, a young life can change at the drop of a hat.  A winning touchdown pass can propel a quarterback from obscurity into the mainstream. An unexpected Olympic gold medal can transform an also-ran into an overnight…

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