The last spots for the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final are on the line at Bridgestone Skate America this week in Lake Placid (USA). Among those competing for a spot are two-time World Champions Meagan Duhamel/Eric Radford (CAN), two-time World medalists Maia Shibutani/Alex Shibutani (USA) and Four Continents Champion Nathan Chen (USA).
From a historical point of view, the Canadian Pair Barbara Wagner and Robert Paul from Toronto is one of the most successful.
Following the conclusion of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track Competitions, quota places for the XXIII Olympic Winter Games 2018 in PyeongChang have been determined.
After two legs of the World Cup Series, National Olympic Committees (NOC) are on track to qualify spots for PyeongChang 2018.
Sven Kramer (NED) won the first and only 10000m race of the season before the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games in an epic battle with world record holder Ted-Jan Bloemen (CAN) at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday. Erik-Jan Kooiman (NED) grabbed the bronze medal.
Germany’s Claudia Pechstein won gold in a track-record six minutes, 56.60 seconds at the ISU World Cup Speed Skating in Stavanger on Sunday.
The Netherlands took advantage of a collision between the race leaders to win their first ladies 3000m relay gold this Audi ISU World Cup Short Track season.
The race for the men’s 1000m overall crown was wide open entering the final and Liu Shaolin Sandor’s (HUN) gold settled it.
Kim Boutin became the second Canadian to finish the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track series as an overall winner after a contentious last corner of the ladies 1000m final saw rival Shim Suk Hee (KOR) crash out.
Two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez, of Spain, claimed the seventh Grand Prix gold medal of his long and distinguished career Saturday at the Internationaux de France de Patinage in Grenoble.
European Champions Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov, of Russia, captured their second Grand Prix Pairs gold medal this season at the Internationaux de France de Patinage in Grenoble Saturday.
Two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron, of France, won their home Grand Prix Ice Dance in style, recording a personal best as the Internationaux de France de Patinage continued in Grenoble Saturday.