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.
China’s Cheng Peng/Yang Jin skated to the lead in the Pairs Short Program as Skate America opened Friday in Las Vegas (USA). Daria Pavliuchenko/Denis Khodykin of Russia are currently ranked second, followed by US Champions Ashley Cain-Gribble/Timothy Le Duc.
A joint press conference will be held on October 26, 2019 at 23:00 GMT (16:00 PDT) at Prospera Place in Kelowna (CAN) on the occasion of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate Canada International.
Two-time and reigning ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and several world medalists open their season this week at the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Skate America in Las Vegas (USA), the first event of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/2020. Skate America is the first of six events in the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series.
The World's best Figure Skaters including reigning Olympic Champions Yuzuru Hanyu (JPN) and Alina Zagitova (RUS), 2019 ISU World Figure Skating Champion Nathan Chen (USA) and four-time Ice Dance ISU World Champions Gabriella Papadakis/Guillaume Cizeron (FRA), two-time ISU World Pairs Champions Wenjing Sui/Cong Han (CHN) as well as Olympic, ISU World, ISU European and ISU Four Continents medalists are getting ready to take center stage now as the attention shifts to the six events of the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating series 2019/20.
The ISU is pleased to announce that all ISU Events, from the ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating, ISU World Cup Speed Skating, ISU World Cup Short Track Series and ISU Championships will be live streamed on the Skating ISU YouTube Channel as of season 2019/20.
Men wear black skating boots, women wear white or sometimes tan-coloured skating boots. However, that was not always the case. In the first decades of Figure Skating competitions, men and women wore only black skating boots as you can see on old footage and photographs.
Seven events, seven countries, seven weeks, thousands of jumps, spins, steps performed, 394 young skaters/couples representing 68 ISU members, amazing performances and emerging stars highlighted the 22nd season of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating 2019/20.
In Focus presents the best pictures of the events. Have a look at the exceptional images taken at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Egna/Neumarkt last weekend.
Kseniia Sinitsyna (RUS), Daniel Grassl (ITA), Petr Gumennik (RUS) and ice dancers Elizaveta Khudaiberdieva/Andrey Filatov (RUS) grabbed the last available spots for the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final as this season‘s Junior Grand Prix series concluded in Egna/Neumarkt (ITA) this weekend.
The clap skate caused a Speed Skating revolution in 1997. In the 1997/98 Speed Skating season nine out of ten world records in both the men's and women's events were broken thanks to the innovation. But it wasn't as new an idea as it seemed to be. The first patent for a clap skate was granted to one Charles Corneby in England in 1884, but somehow the idea was never put into practice in international competition.
In Focus presents the best pictures of the events. Have a look at the exceptional images taken at the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating - Croatia Cup in Zagreb, Croatia last weekend.
It was a tough battle for the spots in the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final at the sixth and penultimate event of the ISU Junior Grand Prix of Figure Skating series in Zagreb (CRO).