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January 26, 2020

2020 U.S. Nationals Free Dance 2019 U.S. National silver medalists Madison Chock and Evan Bates maintained their lead after the Free Dance in Greensboro, N.C., to reclaim the national title on Saturday. Defending champions Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue finished in second, followed by Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker who also took bronze last year. Christina […] The post Chock and Bates reclaim U.S. National title in Ice Dance appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 26, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Pairs’ Free Skate Alexa Knierim and Christopher Knierim reclaimed their national title in Greensboro on Saturday night, maintaining first place despite a second-place finish in the free skate. Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson, who were fifth last year, captured the silver, while Tarah Kayne and Danny O’Shea earned […] The post Knierim and Knierim reclaim U.S. National title in Pairs appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 26, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Men’s Short Program Nathan Chen took a comfortable lead after the Men’s Short Program in Greensboro, N.C., on Saturday afternoon. Jason Brown is currently in second followed by Andrew Torgashev. Ever consistent, Chen put out a solid routine to La Boheme which featured a quad flip, triple Axel and quad […] The post Chen in comfortable lead at U.S. Nationals appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 25, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Ladies’ Free Skate Alena Kostornaia maintained her lead after the Short Program to win the title in Graz, Austria, despite a second-place free skate. Teammates Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova finished in second and third, respectively, for a Russian sweep of the Ladies’ podium. Kostornaia fell on a triple Lutz, […] The post Kostornaia takes gold in Russian sweep at Europeans appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 25, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Free Dance Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov edged out Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron by a mere 0.14 points after the Free Dance in Graz, Austria, to win their first European title on Saturday. Teammates Alexandra Stepanova and Ivan Bukin also rose one spot to capture their third bronze […] The post Sinitsina and Katsalapov edge out French for European title appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 25, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Ladies’ Free Skate Alysa Liu rose from second after the Short Program to defend her title after the Free Skate on Friday night in Greensboro, N.C. Mariah Bell captured the silver, while Bradie Tennell slipped to third for the bronze. Liu reeled off a triple Axel-double toe, but […] The post Alysa Liu defends national title in Greensboro appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 25, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Rhythm Dance 2019 U.S. National silver medalists Madison Chock and Evan Bates took the lead after the Rhythm Dance in Greensboro, N.C., on Friday at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Defending champions Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue are close behind, followed by Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker who took bronze […] The post Chock and Bates dance to lead in Greensboro appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 24, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Pairs’ Free Skate Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii maintained their lead after the Short Program to win the Pairs’ title in Graz, Austria, on Friday evening. Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov edged out Daria Pavliuchenko and Denis Khodykin for a repeat silver, while Italy’s Nicole Della Monica and Matteo […] The post Boikova and Kozlovskii win European title in Russian sweep appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 24, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Ladies’ Short Program Alena Kostornaia led a Russian sweep after the Ladies’ Short Program on Friday in Graz, Austria. Team and training mates Anna Shcherbakova and Alexandra Trusova sit in second and third, respectively. Kostornaia reeled off a solid triple Axel, triple Lutz, and triple flip-triple toe in her routine to […] The post Kostornaia leads Russian sweep at Europeans appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 24, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Ladies’ Short Program Bradie Tennell took the lead after the Ladies’ Short Program on Thursday night in Greensboro, N.C. Defending champion Alysa Liu is currently in second followed by Mariah Bell. Tennell put out a stellar performance to “Mechanisms” and “Chronos” by Kirill Richter, opening with a solid […] The post Tennell leads after stellar skate in Greensboro appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 24, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 U.S. Nationals Pairs’ Short Program Alexa Knierim and Christopher Knierim took the lead in the Pairs’ Short Program in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday, followed by Tarah Kayne and Danny OShea and Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc. Knierim and Knierim were solid in their performance to “At Last”, producing a level […] The post Knierim and Knierim lead Pairs at U.S. Nationals appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 24, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Men’s Free Skate Russia’s Dmitri Aliev rose to claim the gold on Thursday after the Men’s Free Skate in Graz, Austria. Teammate Artur Danielian captured the silver in his debut at this event, while Georgia’s Morisi Kvitelashvili pocketed the bronze—becoming the first man from his country to win a European […] The post Russia’s Aliev claims gold in Graz appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 23, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Rhythm Dance Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron of France took a very narrow lead of .05 points ahead of Russia’s Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov on Thursday in Graz, Austria. Charlene Guignard and Marco Fabbri of Italy are currently in third. The top two teams both delivered the goods […] The post Papadakis and Cizeron take narrow lead at Europeans appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 22, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Pairs’ Short Program Aleksandra Boikova and Dmitrii Kozlovskii led a Russian sweep in the Pairs Short Program on Wednesday night in Graz, Austria. Teammates Daria Pavliuchenko and Denis Khodykin and Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov are currently sitting in second and third, respectively. Boikova and Kozlovskii delivered a stellar and […] The post Boikova and Kozlovskii stellar at Europeans appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 22, 2020

Embed from Getty Images 2020 Europeans Men’s Short Program Michal Brezina of the Czech Republic gave a solid performance to take the lead in the Men’s Short Program in Graz, Austria, on Wednesday. Russia’s Dmitri Aliev is just over a point behind in second place, followed by teammate Artur Danielian who is making his European […] The post Brezina: ‘Maybe it is a ‘bye-bye’ and maybe not’ appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 19, 2020

2020 Canadian Nationals Men’s Free Skate In a spectacular shake up, Roman Sadovsky played the ultimate dark horse by winning gold and upsetting the presumed championship battle between Nam Nguyen and Keegan Messing. The 2019 NHK Trophy bronze medalist landed two quadruple Salchows, one in sequence with a triple Salchow, as well as three other […] The post Roman Sadovsky leaps to Canadian National title appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 19, 2020

2020 Canadian Nationals Pair’s Free Skate Kirsten Moore-Towers and Michael Marinaro secured their second Canadian national figure skating championship with a soulful performance set to “Carry You” by Ruelle. The 2019 Skate Canada International and NHK Trophy silver medalists delivered a throw triple Salchow, throw triple loop and side-by-side triple Salchows to earn a free […] The post Moore-Towers and Marinaro defend national title in Mississauga appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 19, 2020

2020 Canadian Nationals Ladies’ Free Skate Skating to music from the Titanic, Emily Bausback toppled the old guard of Canadian ladies skating to win the national title. With five triples, including a double Axel-triple toe combination, Bausback earned 116.64 points for a total score of 175.54. “I was thinking, ‘Just stay in the moment and […] The post Emily Bausback captures Canadian National title appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 19, 2020

2020 Canadian Nationals Free Dance Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier finally clinched their first Canadian national title in Mississauga with an ethereal free dance to “Both Sides Now” by Joni Mitchell. With six level four elements woven by whimsical choreography and poignant musicality, the 2019 Skate Canada International champions scored 136.76 for a total competition […] The post Gilles and Porier strike gold in Mississauga appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

January 18, 2020

2020 Canadian Nationals Men’s Short Program Keegan Messing landed on the top of the heap following the Men’s Short Program on Friday night with 92.66 points to position himself to win his first national championship with a near-clean skate. The 2018 Olympian performed a heartfelt routine set to “Perfect” by Ed Sheeran and managed an […] The post Messing gives heartfelt performance to take the lead in Mississauga appeared first on Golden Skate. ...

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