2012 ISU Grand Prix Finals: Mao Asada wins

With the highest short program and free skate scores, Mao Asada (JPN) beats Ashley Wagner (USA) by 14.87 to win her third Grand Prix Final.

2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Day 1

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating continued Friday at the Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi, Russia, with Junior Men Free Skating, Junior Free Dance, Men, Ladies and Pairs Short Programs and the Short Dance. Mao Asada (JPN) captures Ladies Short Program Mao Asada […]

2012 ISU Grand Prix Finals: Mao Asada short program

Following the short program, two-time winner Mao Asada (JPN) leads by jiust .52 points over Ashley Wagner (USA).

2012 ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final – Preview

Courtesy of http://www.isu.org The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating and ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating culminate this week with the Finals in Sochi (RUS). The events feature the top six skaters/couples in each category from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series and the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating […]

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 […]