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  • Russia’s Elizaveta Nugumanova stays motivated despite heavy field
    by Tatjana Flade

    Elizaveta Nugumanova is just 18 years old, but she is nearly considered a veteran given the quick turnaround in Russian Ladies’ skating. The skater from St. Petersburg has been invited to international shows since she was about 12 and was considered a prodigy from Alexei Mishin’s school. She […]

  • Russia’s Mark Kondratiuk breaks through
    by Tatjana Flade

    Who is Mark Kondratiuk, the figure skater that came out of nowhere to claim the bronze medal at the Russian National Championships last December? Who then stole the show at the Channel One Cup team competition this month? Chances are that most fans, especially those outside of Russia, have never […]

  • Nathan Chen wins fifth consecutive US National title
    by Paula Slater

    Nathan Chen took his fifth consecutive tile at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev., on Sunday afternoon. He is the first man to win this this many consecutive U.S. national titles since Dick Button, who holds the record for seven. Vincent Zhou maintained second […]

  • Hubbell and Donohue take back title at US Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue edged out Madison Chock and Evan Bates to win their third title at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday night. Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker won their third consecutive bronze. Hubbell and Donohue racked up tons […]

  • Knierim and Frazier take title in US Nationals debut
    by Paula Slater

    Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier took their first title together as team on Saturday night at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson captured their second consecutive silver, while Ashley Cain-Gribble and Timothy LeDuc rose from […]

  • Nathan Chen leads Men at US Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Four-time and defending champion Nathan Chen took the lead in the Men’s Short Program at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday afternoon. Vincent Zhou is currently in second followed by Jason Brown. Combined, there are 13 senior national medals from […]

  • Bradie Tennell reclaims title at US Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Bradie Tennell reclaimed her title in the Ladies’ event at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev., on Friday night. Amber Glenn moved up three spots to capture the silver—her first senior national medal, while Karen Chen claimed her third bronze. Tennell slightly […]

  • Near-tie for Chock and Bates & Hubbell and Donohue at US Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Defending champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates edged out Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue by a less than half a point in the Rhythm Dance at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. Kaitlin Hawayek and Jean-Luc Baker, the two-time and current bronze medalists are […]

  • Bradie Tennell breaks Ladies’ Short Program score at U.S. Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Bradie Tennell broke the record for the U.S. National Ladies’ Short Program score that she set last year, taking first place at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. Two-time and defending champion Alysa Liu is currently in second followed by defending silver […]

  • Scimeca Knierim and Frazier lead Pairs in debut at U.S. Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    In their debut together as a team, Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Brandon Frazier took the lead in the Pairs’ event at the 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships in Las Vegas, Nev. at The Orleans Arena on Thursday afternoon. Jessica Calalang and Brian Johnson are currently in second, followed […]

  • Refreshed, Tarasova and Morozov ready to conquer new heights
    by Tatjana Flade

    Ever since Russian pair skaters Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov began competing on the international senior level during the 2014-15 season, they have been among the best of the world. They have collected six consecutive medals at the ISU European Figure Skating Championships, two of them […]

  • Rika Kihira defends title at Japanese Nationals
    by Paula Slater

    Defending champion Rika Kihira held onto to her title for a second consecutive win at the 2020-21 Japanese National Figure Skating Championships on Sunday. Kaori Sakamoto maintained second for the silver, while Satoko Miyahara moved up three spots to capture the bronze. Kihira nailed a quad […]