January 30, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Friday, January 30, 2015

    Episode #75: Sjoukje Dijkstra (Interview) - by Allison Manley, ManleyWoman SkateCast

    Skyliners in Rouen: Day Three - by Nicole Davies, Get It Called

    'Love and Death': Italians alter concept of free dance: Cappellini, Lanotte add 'a little bit of light and a little bit of dark' to program - by Jean-Christophe Berlot, IceNetwork News 

    Karen Chen, Just 15, Rises To The Top Of U.S. Figure Skating - by Lynn Rutherford, Team USA

    Figure skater Nam Nguyen prepares for next challenge - by Clark Kim, Inside Toronto

    Edina to Host Nation's Largest Figure Skating Event - by Jennie Olson, KSTP.com

    Figure skating championships wow crowd in Greensboro - by Laura Payne, The-Dispatch.com

    2015 Synchronized International, U.S. Qualifying Season Continues - Source, USFigureSkating.org

    Radionova leads Russian ladies at Europeans: Korpi looks like old self in return from injury; Helgesson sisters sit five-six - by Jean-Christophe Berlot, IceNetwork News 

    Evan Bates: “And So It Goes…” - by Evan Bates, TeamUSA.com

    Haydenettes Rock the Red, White, and Blue - by Nicole Davies, Get it Called

    The Not-So-Crazy Plan to Build an Ice-Skating Highway Through Edmonton - bu Alex Davies, Wired.com

    The Armory A feature length documentary about sports, race, class and urban development in New York City - by Adam Putnam-Thomas, IndieGoGo.com

January 29, 2015

January 28, 2015

January 27, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Tuesday, January 27, 2015

    U.S.Teams Named for Four Continents and Worlds - Source, International Figure Skating

    Abbott takes home 2014 Readers' Choice Award: Four-time U.S. champion receives honor for first time in his career - Source, IceNetwork News

    Weaver, Poje clinch first Canadian dance crown: Gilles, Poirier claim silver medal; Paul, Islam land on podium with bronze - by Lois Elfman, IceNetwork News

    ISU European Figure Skating Championships 2015 - Stockholm (SWE) Preview - Source, ISU.org

    Figure skating icon Toller Cranston passes away - by Paula Nichols, Olympia.ca

    The Inside Edge: Cassar yearns to compete again: Impending blizzard has skaters, families thinking about early departures - by Sarah S. Brennan and Drew Meekins, IceNetwork News

    2015 U.S. Figure Skating Championships: Men's Final And Skating Spectacular (Photo Gallery) - Source, Greensboro News-Record

    Wagner still hungry to learn and improve - by Paula Slater, Golden Skate News

    2015 U.S. National Championships: Ladies Review - Source, Naked Ice blog

    Ashley Wagner easily outdoes Gracie Gold to seize U.S. championship - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Ashley Wagner Finally Skated Her Very Best - by Carlaa Correa, FiveThirtyEight Data Lab

    Jason Brown takes first national skate title - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Madison Hubbel and Zachary Donouhe: “We want to grab top five at the World Championship” - Source, Olimpiazzurra.com

    Polina Edmunds of San Jose chosen for World Figure Skating Championships - by Elliott Almond, Mercury News

    US Figure Skating Championships 2015: Day 9 Results and Reaction - by Nate Loop, Bleacher Report

    Tar Heel tales: Chen has a big fan in Yamaguchi: Josephs return to U.S. championships; Hamilton remembers Cranston - by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

January 26, 2015

January 25, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Sunday, January 25, 2015

    Ashley Wagner shatters records for third U.S. figure skating title - by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    Redemption: Wagner reclaims spot as top U.S. lady: Gold turns in solid free to win silver; Chen takes bronze in surprise finish - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Ashley Wagner easily outdoes Gracie Gold to seize U.S. championship - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Ashley Wagner still building on skill set - by Christine Brannan, USA Today

    Novi skaters Chock and Bates take U.S. ice dancing title - Source, Detroit Free Press

    Jason Brown leads U.S. men’s figure skating - Source, SFGate.com

    Toller Cranston, figure skating innovator, dead at 65 - Source, CBC Sports

    Toller Cranston, figure skating legend, dies in Mexico at age 65 - by Ethan Lou, TheStar.com

    Saying Goodbye To Toller - by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

    Ice cracking under Americans' blades - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Duhamel and Radford roar to fourth national pairs title - Source, The Canadian Press

    Megan Duhamel, Eric Radford capture pairs title at Canadian figure skating championships - by Steve Buffery, Toronto Sun

    Duhamel-Radford raise bar at Canadian figure skating championships - by Rosie DiManno, TheStar.com

    Canadian Nationals: Ladies Short Quotes - by Rob Brodie, International Figure Skating

    Scimeca, Knierim make history en route to pairs title: Colorado pair becomes first U.S. team to perform quad twist in competition - by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News 

    Chock, Bates ring in new era with ice dance gold: Shibutanis second; 'Rough skate' for bronze medalists Hubbell, Donohue - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Amodio readies for fifth Europeans - by Tatjana Flade, Golden Skate News

    U.S. men's skating content with not being the best - by CHRISTINE BRENNAN, USA Today

January 24, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Saturday, January 24, 2015

    Jason Brown leads U.S. short program; quad debate stoked - by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    Brown wins figure skating short program; Abbott third - by Rachel Cohen, Detroit Free Press

    Chock, Bates take slight lead over Shibutanis: Hubbell, Donohue disappointed with third; Hawayek, Baker fourth - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Chock and Bates hold slim lead over Shibutanis in ice dance at US Figure Skating Championships - by Rachel Cohen, Winnipeg Free Press

    Comeback trail: Ashley Wagner takes women's short program at nationals - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Ashley Wagner Wins Short Program At US National Figure Skating Championships - Source, Just Jared

    Teams Look to Make a Mark at the Canadian Championships - by Melanie Hoyt, Ice-Dance.com

    Medal drought for U.S. women likely won't end soon - by Christine Brennan, USA Today

    Torgashev sets new U.S. standard for junior men: Super Shum snags silver; Borromeo bags bronze; Krasnozhon medals - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News 

    Coral Springs' skater Torgashev sets record at nationals - by Craig Davis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    Triple Salchows guide Scimeca, Knierim to lead: Denney, Frazier in second after 'Godfather' short; Castelli, Tran sit third - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Daleman leads after short program at Canadian figure skating championships - Source, CTV News

    Nam Nguyen adds some spice to figure skating nationals - by Rosie DiManno, TheStar.com

    Can Michael Jackson Save Figure Skating? Desperate to attract a younger demo, figure skating's governing body tries something radical: music with lyrics - by Tracy O'Neill, Rolling Stone

    The Inside Edge: Wylie taking in Greensboro magic: Fans excited to see White on ICE Desk; Many best-dressed nominees - by Sarah S. Brannen and DrewMeekins, IceNetwork News 

    Watertown skater has Olympic hopes - by Kat Hasenauer, Boston Herald.com 

    Local duo shines in short program - by Kat Hasenauer, Boston Herald.com

January 23, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Friday, January 23, 2015

    Personal-best short propels Wagner to ladies lead: Gold sits second following return from foot injury; Edmunds in third place - by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Ashley Wagner tops U.S. Championships short program - by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    Senior Ladies Short at U.S. Championships - Source, IceNetwork Photo Galleries

    Chock, Bates best bets for U.S. figure skating title - by Jeff Seidel, Detroit Free Press

    Triple Salchows guide Scimeca, Knierim to lead: Denney, Frazier in second after 'Godfather' short; Castelli, Tran sit third - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Nagasu now wearing past figure skating scars with pride - by Phil Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    Detroit dance duos ready to rumble with favorites: Hubbell finally feeling physically ready; Hawayek, Baker stay positive - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Figure-skating duo Duhamel, Radford prepare for Canadian championships - by Lori Ewing, The Globe and Mail

    Olympic Gold Medal Figure Skater Sarah Hughes Joins the Women’s Sports Foundation’s Athlete Advisory Panel - Source, Womens Sports Foundation

    Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, aiming for the podium in Stockholm - by Florentina Tone, Inside Skating

    The Inside Edge: Weir ups dancers' creepy factor: Pairs skater Simpson wants to compete again; Drew stands in for Nagasu - by Sarah S. Brannen and Drew Meekins, IceNetwork News

    First-year duo Finster, Hartley win novice pairs title: Rose, Goodpaster climb to silver; Green, Newby-Estrella claim bronze - by Troy Schwindt, IceNetwork News

    U.S. Figure Skating Heads Into Championships With Revenue Flat Compared To Olympic Year - by Mike Bebernes, Sports Business Daily

    Young Louisville skater wins gold, sets record - Jonathan Lintner, Louisville Courier-Journal

    Rachel Pettitt is Yukon's 1st national figure skating champion - Source, CBC News

    Johnson returns to national ice after being sidelined by injury - by Gina Capellazzi, FSO

    Figure skating championships marks return to Greensboro for TV broadcaster - by Ed Hardin, Greensboro News Record

    George Alfred Meagher: Champion Figure Skater And Hockey Pioneer - by Ryan Stevens, Skate Guard

January 22, 2015

  • Skating Articles on Thursday, January 22, 2015

    Tennell's triple jumps guide her to junior ladies lead: Rydberg, Serafini neck-and-neck in second and third; Lin places fourth - by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Wheaton teams sit one-two after samba short dance: McNamara, Carpenter show inventive lift; Pogrebinsky, Benoit sit third - by Lynn Rutherford, by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Fields, Stevens lead Liu, Johnson in junior pairs: Newly-minted teams in control in Greensboro; Weinstein, Simon sit third - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Music change propels Barrett to novice men's title: Kriley students Ly, Wilson finish two-three; Shamis takes pewter medal - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Cleveland ready to take center stage in Greensboro - by Amber Lewis, Ice Musings

    Gracie Gold and Taylor Swift: First Twitter, now BFFs - by Jeff Mills, Greensboro News & Record

    Drama awaits competition - by Ed Hardin, Greensboro News & Record

    Scimeca, Knierim hope love conquers all in pairs skating - by Nick McCarvel, Greensboro News & Record

    First batch of champions crowned in Kingston - by Beverley Smith, SkateCanada.ca

    After fast rise, Polina Edmunds hits a few bumps - by Philip Hersh, Chicago Tribune

    U.S. Figure Skating Championships: After Falling, America Tries to Get Back Up: Three Years Away From the Next Olympics, the U.S. Is Trying to Avert the Disappointment of the Last One - by Louise Radnofsky, The Wall Street Journal

    Chicago figure skater Jason Brown starting a tradition Ronald McDonald will like - by Lewis Lazare, Chicago Business Journal

    Brown still trying to figure out his place in the sport: Skater goes from being a long shot one year to the favorite the next - by Amy Rosewater, IceNetwork News

    Tar Heel tales: Chen here for experience, not medal: Dornbush has good news to share; Rippon rejuvenates with "Nyah" - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Torgashev takes commanding lead in junior men's: Shum overcomes contact with boards to place second; Borromeo in third - by Lynn Rutherford, IceNetwork News

    Gold, Wagner each seek another US figure skating title - by Rachel Cohen, The Greensboro News Tribune

    Local ice dancers are national champions - by Marylou Tousignant, The Washington Post

    U.S. Figure Skating Championships women’s preview - by Nick Zaccardi, NBC OlympicTalk

    Figure skater Jason Brown embracing role as USA favorite - by Nancy Armour, USA Today

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