Canada’s home favorites Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier upset two-time World Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) to win their maiden ISU Grand Prix gold medal on Saturday in Kelowna. Great Britain’s Lilah Fear/Lewis Gibson stepped up one spot to take the bronze at Skate Canada, the first Grand Prix medal of their career.
Two-time Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu of Japan swept aside the competition in the Men’s Short Program at Skate Canada in Kelowna on Friday, winning with 20 points to spare in a stunning performance. Grand Prix debutant Camden Pulkinen (USA) surprisingly came second ahead of Canada’s Nam Nguyen.
Young Russian Pair Aleksandra Boikova/ Dmitri Kozlovskii reigned supreme in the Pairs Short Program at Skate Canada in Kelowna on Friday. Canadians Kirsten Moore-Towers/Michael Marinaro thrilled the home fans to take second while Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov of Russia are currently ranked third.
ISU Grand Prix Final Champion Rika Kihira of Japan stormed into the lead in the Ladies Short Program at Skate Canada in Kelowna, following a thrilling duel with Korea’s Young You where both skaters hit a triple Axel. World Junior Champion Alexandra Trusova of Russia finished third.
Two-time World Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) edged Canada’s home favorites Piper Gilles/Paul Poirier for the lead in the Rhythm Dance as the Skate Canada International opened on Friday in Kelowna (CAN). Kaitlin Hawayek/Jean-Luc Baker (USA) are currently ranked third.
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Two-time and reigning Olympic Champion Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN), Olympic silver medalist Evgenia Medvedeva (RUS), ISU World Figure Skating Pairs medalists Evgenia Tarasova/Vladimir Morozov (RUS) and ISU World Figure Skating Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) are set to compete at ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International in Kelowna this week. Skate Canada International is the second of six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020.
Catch up with what happened at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America this weekend at a glance.
This week, In Focus shines a light on the best pictures taken during the first ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating event of the season, Skate America, that took place in Las Vegas (USA).
Anna Shcherbakova of Russia landed two quad Lutzes to clinch gold in her ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series debut at Skate America on Saturday. Overnight leader Bradie Tennell (USA) took the silver and Russia’s Elizaveta Tuktamysheva pulled up from fifth place to claim the bronze.
Two-time World Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) sealed their second Skate America title Saturday in Las Vegas. Russians Alexandra Stepanova/Ivan Bukin earned the silver medal and Laurence Fournier Beaudry/Nikolaj Sorensen of Canada picked up the bronze, their first Grand Prix medal.
World Champion Nathan Chen (USA) scored a runaway victory on home ice, striking gold at Skate America with 45 points to spare as Skate America continued Saturday in Las Vegas. USA teammate Jason Brown moved up from fourth to earn the silver medal and the bronze went to Russia’s Dmitri Aliev.
China’s Cheng Peng/Yang Jin scored their first ever victory at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating as they skated to gold at Skate America in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Bradie Tennell (USA) posted a personal best score to claim the Ladies Short Program as the first day of competition concluded at Skate America in Las Vegas (USA) on Friday. Japan’s Kaori Sakamoto and Wakaba Higuchi are ranked second and third.
Two-time World Ice Dance medalists Madison Hubbell/Zachary Donohue (USA) are right on track to defend their Skate America title after they danced to the lead in the Rhythm Dance at Skate America in Las Vegas on Friday.