The ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series consists of six international senior invitational events which qualify the top six skaters in each discipline (Men, Ladies, Pairs and ice Dance) to the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final. This year the ISU Junior & Senior Grand Prix Final will take place in Nagoya, Japan from December 7 - 10.
The Korean has showed great form in the initial Audi ISU World Cup events with a 2nd place in Budapest and a trip to the top of the podium in Dordrecht in the Men 1500m.
eigning World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han led a Chinese one-two as competition concluded at Audi Cup of China. Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang took the silver medal, with Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers/Michael Marinaro claiming bronze.
Russia’s Mikhail Kolyada skated off with the gold medal, his first at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating. World bronze medalist Boyang Jin, of China, claimed the silver medal and USA’s Max Aaron (USA) pulled up from fifth place to claim the bronze.
2017 World Junior Champion Alina Zagitova, of Russia, vaulted from fourth place to first in the Ladies Free Skating at the Audi Cup of China in Beijing on Saturday, winning gold in her Grand Prix debut.
France’s two-time World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron danced to victory at the Audi Cup of China in Beijing Saturday and established new highest scores in the Free Dance and overall, becoming the first Ice Dance team to break the 200 points.
Reigning World Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han, and Xiaoyu Yu/Hao Zhang, led China’s pairs to a one-two finish in the Short Program at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Audi Cup of China, with Italy’s Nicole Della Monica/Matteo Guarise in third.
Russia’s Mikhail Kolyada upset reigning World bronze medalist Boyang Jin, of China, and Spain’s two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez to take the lead in the Men’s Short Program.
2017 World bronze medalist Gabrielle Daleman, of Canada, took a narrow lead as the Audi Cup of China continued Friday in Beijing with the Ladies Short Program.
France's Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron smashed the competition in the Ice Dance, taking the lead by more than eight points. Two-time World medalists Madison Chock/Evan Bates (USA), and multiple European medalists Ekaterina Bobrova/Dmitri Soloviev, of Russia, are almost tied in second and third place.
Canadian superstar Marianne St-Gelais (CAN) leads the Ladies 500m Overall Classification of the Audi ISU World Cup Short Track after the first two events held in Budapest and Dordrecht.
Canada’s World silver medalist Kaetlyn Osmond (21), won her home Grand Prix Skate Canada International and starts with confidence into the Olympic season.
Reigning World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN), two-time World Ice Dance Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA) as well as two-time World Champion Javier Fernandez (ESP) open their Grand Prix season this week at Audi Cup of China in Beijing
Meet Samuel Girard: Canada’s Short Track superstar and… wannabe lumberjack From sitting beside a camp fire eating beef jerky to building a ‘sugar shack’ with his friends, four-time World Championship medallist Samuel Girard is never happier than when in the woods. The ISU sat down with the 21-year-old during the recent Audi World Cup event in Dordrecht to get to know the man on the skates…