Elvin Walker

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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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10/28/14  •  Articles

Radionova, Tuktamysheva, Gold, Cesario, Nagasu, Popova

ELENA RADIONOVA I’m very happy because this is the first Grand Prix that I was able to win. It’s a completely different emotion from being in second or third place. And it’s even hard to speak now. I am overwhelmed by emotions because I am excited that I...

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10/27/14  •  Articles

Kavaguti & Smirnov, Hao Zhang, Denney & Frazier

YUKO KAVAGUTI AND ALEXANDER SMIRNOV Yuko on the victory: I just want to repeat — we are so happy to skate here in the competition and we are satisfied with how we skated today. We have a free program that we love, and we didn’t get to show it last year...

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10/26/14  •  Articles

Ice Dance Takes the Stage at Skate America

MADISON CHOCK AND EVAN BATES Evan on winning their first Grand Prix: Tonight was electric. This was our first Skate America. Some of our most memorable performances happened at the U.S. Championships and this felt like a U.S. Championships. The venue, the...

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10/26/14  •  Articles

Tatsuki Machida Steals the Show

TATSUKI MACHIDA On competing in Chicago: This is my first competition of the season and my preparation was not quite ready so that is why the second half of the free program quality went down a little bit. But at the same time, I was quite pleased even though...

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10/25/14  •  Articles

Tatsuki Machida Hits a High Note in Chicago

The 2014-15 Grand Prix Series kicked off last night with the first of six stops. The ice dancers and the men were the first to take to competition ice. American teams have won eight of the last ice dance titles at this event, while Japanese men have stood...

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10/25/14  •  Articles

They Said It!

ELIZAVETA TUKTAMYSHEVA About her costume: My costume designer suggested this dress, and we thought that it was a good idea. I like wearing a shirt like this with Batman arms because it is what I like to wear in practice. I feel very comfortable in it. On...

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04/23/14  •  Articles

Polina Edmunds

A trio of Olympic champions in the form of Peggy Fleming, Brian Boitano, and Kristi Yamaguchi has emerged from America’s Silicon Valley over the decades. And now a plucky 15-year-old named Polina Edmunds hopes to be the one to carry on that legacy.

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