Posts Tagged ‘Timothy Goebel’

Goebel mounts a comeback at US Nationals

Just two years ago, the men’s event at the State Farm US Figure Skating Championships was called a disappointment by most in the skating world. Last season, the general consensus was that the US men showed promise. This year, in Portland, Oregon, the US men have arrived and are showing promise of the legacy that figure skaters have created in the United States.

Leader after the short program, Olympic and…

2003 Cup of China: Highlights

The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series resumed with the Cup of China in Beijing, the third of six qualifying events. The competition took place at the Capital Gymnasium from Nov 6-9, 2003. Sixty-six skaters from 13 countries and regions participated in the first senior ISU Grand Prix Figure Skating event to be hosted by China.


The new judging system – Code of Points (CoP), showed it’s teeth when…

2001 Skate America: Highlights

Skate America International was held at the World Arena, October 25-28, 2001, in Colorado Springs, Col. This premier international event, conducted annually by the United States Figure Skating Association, begins a new and exciting season of figure skating as the 2002 Winter Olympic Games draw near.

North Americans dominated all four events at Skate America. Reigning World Champion Michelle Kwan won the gold medal over U.S. teammate Sarah Hughes in…