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2004 Skate Canada: Ladies Highlights

Canada’s Cynthia Phaneuf, who won silver at Skate America last week, became the first woman to win gold at a Skate Canada event since Josee Chouinard won in 1990. Japan’s Yoshie Onda won the silver, while Susanna Pöykiö of Finland cinched the bronze.

Short Program

Despite a bad warm-up, Phaneuf skated a clean short to Songs My Mother Taught Me by Dvorák, which included a triple Lutz-double toeloop combination, followed by…

Japan’s Onda Loves to Jump

Japan’s Onda Loves to Jump

Japan’s Yoshie Onda jumped into the 2002-2003 season with power, winning the Bofrost Cup in Germany and the NHK trophy in Japan,…

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2002 NHK Trophy: Highlights

The Grand Prix series concluded in Japan with the NHK Trophy, held in Kyoto from November 28 to December 1. The sixth and final event of the Grand Prix series, NHK was the last opportunity for skaters to earn points toward qualifying for the Grand Prix Final, which will be held in St. Petersburg in March 2003.

Japan’s rising star Yoshie Onda won the ladies event for her second victory…

2002 Bofrost Cup on Ice: Highlights

The third event of the Grand Prix Series, Nations Cup, was held in Gelsenkirchen, Germany from November 7-10, 2002. Nations Cup was the season debut for World Champions in pairs, Xue Shen and Hongbo Zhao of China, and the #1 ranked man in the world, Russia’s Evgeni Plushenko.

Shen and Zhao appeared in top form, skating nearly clean short and long programs. The duo earned marks of up to 5.9…