Gao accepts invitation to 2012 Grand Prix Final

Courtesy of http://www.usfsa.org Christina Gao will compete at the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi, Russia. As first alternate, Gao was invited to the Grand Prix Final after Russia’s Julia Lipnitskaia withdrew due to injury. Gao, who was fifth at the 2012 U.S. Championships, earned her first career Grand Prix medal, […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating finalists determined

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org With the conclusion of the sixth and last qualifying event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2012/13, the six finalists in each category have been determined. 24 skaters/couples from nine ISU members have qualified and will compete at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final in Sochi (RUS) December […]

Competition at Trophée Eric Bompard concludes with the Free Skating and the Free Dance

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) strike gold Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov of Russia struck gold and Canada’s Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford claimed the silver medal. Stefania Berton/Ondrej Hotarek of Italy captured the bronze medal. Kavaguti/Smirnov produced a triple twist, throw triple Salchow and loop as well as difficult lifts in their routine to “February,” but […]

Trophée Eric Bompard opened Friday in Paris, France with the Short Programs and Short Dance

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov (RUS) win Pairs Short Program Russia’s Yuko Kavaguti/Alexander Smirnov won the Pairs Short Program followed by Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford of Canada and Cheng Peng/Hao Zhang of China. Peforming to „The Blue Danube“, Kavaguti/Smirnov completed a level-four triple twist, a side by side triple toeloop and throw triple loop. The […]

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Trophée Bompard – Preview

Courtesy of isu.org The 2012/2013 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating continues Friday with the Trophée Eric Bompard in Paris, France. The Trophée Bompard is the fifth of six events in the series. The skaters compete for a global prize money of US $180,000 per individual event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating […]

Skate America: Americans claim gold

Competition has ended at 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America on Sunday as Team USA claimed both of the gold medals of the day in the ladies and ice dancing events from the ShoWare Center in Kent, Wash. Ladies In a battle that came down to the very end, it was two Americans, Ashley Wagner and […]

Skate America: The first medals awarded

Japanese skaters gold medal winner Takahiko Kozuka (center), silver medal winner Yuzuru Hanyu (left) and bronze medal winner Tatsuki Machida (right) stand atop the podium after sweeping the overall men’s competition at the Hilton HHonors Skate America in Kent, Washington October 20, 2012. This three-day competition is the first event of the 2012 ISU Grand […]

Universal Sports Announces 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Schedule

Ashley Wagner, Jeremy Abbott, Meryl Davis and Charlie White headline this weekend’s Skate America, the first event of the 2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating season. Follow all of your favorite skaters throughout the Grand Prix season on Universal Sports with stops in Canada, China, Russia, Paris, Japan, and culminating with the Final in […]

Mahbanoozadeh to compete at 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America

Armin Mahbanoozadeh competes in the men’s short program during Hilton HHonors Skate America at Citizens Business Bank Arena on October 21, 2011 in Ontario, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images) Colorado Springs, Colo. – U.S. Figure Skating announced that Armin Mahbanoozadeh will compete at 2012 Hilton HHonors Skate America, set for Oct. 19-21, at the […]

Akiko Suzuki gets 3rd at Championships

The 27 year old Suzuki finished with a total score of 180.68, knocking American Ashley Wagner into 4th.