Elvin Walker

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04/03/16  •  Articles

Evgenia Medvedeva Wins it All

The ladies event closed out what was a wonderful week here in Boston, and the audience was treated to one of the strongest nights of skating in recent memory. In the final flight alone, there were eight triple-triple combinations or sequences, and five clean...

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04/02/16  •  Articles

Wenjing Sui and Cong Han Steal the Show

For the first time this season we had the opportunity to see all the top pairs teams square off on the same ice. It was a bumpy ride for some. China’s Wenjing Sui and Cong Han skated the performance of the afternoon, and head into the free ahead of the pack...

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04/02/16  •  Articles

Javier Fernández Captures the Worldly Crown

The night was to belong to Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu here at the 2016 World Championships. The 2014 Olympic champion held a 12-point lead heading into the free skate, and it appeared that nobody could catch him. But reigning World champion Javier Fernández did...

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04/02/16  •  Articles

Decisive Victory for Duhamel & Radford

For the second year in a row, Meaghan Duhamel and Eric Radford can call themselves World Champions – and this is without question. The Canadian pairs duo executed the only clean program in the final group of competitors, separating themselves from a strong...

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04/01/16  •  Articles

Gracie Gold Leads Spectacular Field of Ladies

The ladies got their chance to show the Boston crowd what they could do today and boy, did they deliver. In one of the most technically gifted fields the event has ever seen, U.S. champion Gracie Gold finally put down the program that she has been promising...

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03/31/16  •  Articles

Here Comes Yuzuru Hanyu… And Then Everyone Else

The men took to the ice in the evening session at the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships in Boston, and the night belonged to Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu. Hanyu decimated the competition, skating a program that can only be seen as a master class in contemporary...

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03/31/16  •  Articles

Papadakis and Cizeron Claim Short Dance Lead

The 2016 ISU World Figure Skating Championships opened today with Boston playing host for the first time in the event’s nearly 100-year history. Up first were the ice dancers who put on quite a show for the multi-national TD Garden audience. Defending champions...

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01/25/16  •  Articles

Adam Rippon Shines in Golden Spotlight

The 2016 U.S. Figure Skating Championships came to a dramatic close this afternoon in Saint Paul, Minn., with a spectacular men’s free skating competition. The event culminated with 26-year-old Adam Rippon snatching the title from the grips of 2013 champion...

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01/24/16  •  Articles

U.S. Nationals: Saving the Best for Last

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01/23/16  •  Articles

2016 U.S. Nationals: Max Aaron Wins Short Battle

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01/22/16  •  Articles

U.S. Nationals: Spills and Thrills in Pairs & Ladies Short

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01/21/16  •  Articles

2016 U.S. Nationals: Juniors Take the Stage

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01/16/16  •  Articles

Nathan Chen: Ready For the Big Leagues

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01/28/15  •  Articles

U.S. Nationals: Ladies Take Centre Stage

The ladies took to the ice for the free skate and put on one heck of a show in Greensboro, with programs packed full of everything that is loved about the sport — athleticism, artistry and drama. Ashley Wagner brought all three ingredients to the table...

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01/28/15  •  Articles

U.S. Nationals: New Champions Crowned in Ice Dance and Pairs

The void that was left at the top of U.S. ice dancing was filled with new champions in Greensboro. Madison Chock and Evan Bates have no preconceived notion that they will be able to replace Meryl Davis and Charlie White, but hope instead to forge their own...

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01/27/15  •  Articles

U.S. Nationals: All About the Men

The American men brought the house down in Greensboro on Sunday afternoon. Jason Brown captured the title in a tightly contested race that will likely be discussed for years to come. His combined score of 274.98 points is the highest ever awarded in U.S...

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